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RJ Reduces Reoffending 16 Jun 2011
Justice Minister Simon Power recently announced an additional $2 million investment into pre-sentence Restorative Justice services. Mr Power's announcement came in response to the release of research from the...
RJ works: the evidence 08 Jun 2011
Check out the recent newsletter from the team at Rethinking Crime and Punishment as there is a strong focus on restorative justice. Of particular note is the following quote from Dr Heather Strang;"RJ is now one of the most thoroughly tested criminal justice interventions, indeed probably the most thorough. The results in relation to victims are so powerful that no further...
Launch Publicity 26 May 2011
News of the launch of our new website - www.restorativejusticetauranga.org.nz - was carried in the Bay of Plenty Times on the 26 May 2011. Thanks to Sandra Conchie for her support. Click here to view the article
We have lift off! 25 May 2011
The official launch of the www.restorativejusticetauranga.org.nz website took place at the Tauranga Central Police Station on 25 May 2011. Five new promotional posters were also unveiled and will start to appear in community facilites in due course. Please contact us if you would like to order some. The event was attended by over 50 of our stakeholders from within the justice...
Restorative Justice is a Victim's Right 22 May 2011
Justice Minister Simon Power has announced a range of measures to enhance the rights of victims going through the court process. The measures followed a detailed consultation on the Rights of Victims that will result in an amendment to the 2002 Victims Rights Act. Amongst the new initiatives, Mr Power announced that District Courts would be required to refer eligible cases for...
 
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