Rethinking Crime and Punishment

 

 

“Rethinking Crime and Punishment” is a strategic initiative to raise the level of public debate about the use of prison and alternative forms of punishment in New Zealand" Read more

 

 

 

Te Pātaka is a storehouse

This is a new and constantly growing database of research articles and other material to support criminal justice policy development. It’s free, but a koha/donation would be appreciated.

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Maori and the Criminal Justice System

Māori make up only 15% of New Zealand's population, but account for a disproportionate amount of those coming into contact with the criminal justice system - both as victims and offenders. Read more

     
 

The Governments Crime Reduction Plan

Justice Rethinking considers that the government’s "Reducing Crime and Reoffending Plan" is the most comprehensive strategy to address the crime rate in the last twenty years. For that reason alone, it deserves to receive close attention .. Read more

     
 

The Drivers of Crime Strategy - 2009

Where has the Drivers of Crime strategy gone? In April 2009, with a great hiss and a roar, the then Justice Minister Simon Power and Associate Corrections Minister Dr Pita Sharples launched the strategy with a Drivers of Crime Ministerial meeting. Read more
 

 

Read our Latest Newsletter - April 2014. "Bouquets and Brickbats"  Read more

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