Addressing the effects of abuse, neglect and maltreatment on children’s development and behaviour at an earlier stage costs a fraction of what it costs to imprison a person as an adult.
Ināia Tonu Nei - The Time is Now captures the kōrero at a national Hui Māori held in Rotorua in April 2019 to discuss Māori experiences with the justice system.
A new discussion paper presents strong evidence of the over-representation of people in the criminal justice system who have had brain injuries.
New Zealand’s Chief Victims Advisor to Government Dr Kim McGregor wants victims and survivors of family violence and sexual violence to know that the Police and social services are there to help them even through this period of lockdown.
Research to better understand the public’s awareness and appetite for change in in the criminal justice system was undertaken by Hāpaitia te Oranga Tangata – Safe and Effective Justice over six weeks in late 2019.
Hāpaitia te Oranga Tangata, Safe and Effective Justice, is a cross-sector initiative set up to help guide the transformation of the criminal justice system and create a safer Aotearoa New Zealand.
It’s about developing long term solutions to: