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    Restraints killed prisoner- Coroner

    The stresses of being restrained triggered an abnormal heart rhythm that caused a prison inmate's death, a coroner has found.

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    More Māori in jail than Pākehā but overall number falling

    Māori are overrepresented in prisons now more than ever even though the Hōkai Rangi strategy was started three years ago, to address the disproportionate number of Māori in the justice system.

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    Māori overrepresentation in prison climbs, minister concedes 'failure'

    Proportion of Māori in prison is on the rise.

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    300 miscarriage of justice investigations; none completed in almost two years

    A government-appointed commission investigating miscarriages of justice has been swamped by applications - but has yet to finish a single investigation after more than 20 months of work.

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    ‘Blood bath from hell’: Inmates at private prison tell of suicides, allege negligence amid Covid outbreak

    Inmates at the country’s only private prison are demanding the operator of the facility be sacked, amid what they say are unliveable conditions

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    Release prisoners amid Covid surge- Māori Pandemic Group

    Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā, the National Māori Pandemic Group is urging the government consider releasing prisoners early.

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    600 locked down amid Prison Covid outbreak

    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.

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