Nearly half of prisoners who've received test results at a privately-run Auckland corrections facility are infected with the Omicron strain of the Covid-19 virus.
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Racist sentencing review needed- NMA
Māori Authority chair Matthew Tukaki is calling for a review of racism in court sentencing after a judge sentenced a man convicted of almost $10 million of money laundering to home detention.
Dr Rawiri Waretini-Karena gets off 'pipeline to prisons'
'I am now an ordinary New Zealand citizen' are the words Dr Rawiri Waretini-Karena wrote in an emotional Facebook post recently.
Country band gets standing ovation in South Auckland prison
Old tunes stand the test of time
Prison-free Aoteaora could only happen with real justice, prison lobbyist says
The latest statistics show the number of prison inmates has reduced but Māori still make up more than 50% of those imprisoned.
Māori youth key to ending high Māori prison population rates
Imprisonment rates for young Māori men have significantly decreased and, according to statements by Justice Sir Joe Williams in an interview on Te Ao with Moana, the statistics back up his comments.
Prison advocacy group calls for Kelvin Davis to resign
People Against Prisons Aotearoa is calling for Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis to step down.
New exhibition explores lived realities and representation of Māori men
Lower Hutt artist Chevron Hassetthas a new exhibition on show in Wellington, highlighting how systems of oppression and visual representation have impacted indigenous lives, sovereignty and autonomy.
Ngāti Porou artist highlights issues of incarceration, racism affecting Māori men
Chevron Hassett has a personal connection to the work because, during his childhood - from age 5 to 20, his father was in and out of prison.