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Otago Daily Times
Corrections apology for transgender inmateThe Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a
Corrections apology for transgender inmate
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a revelation her transfer request went nowhere when a staff member went on leave. Jade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison near Wellington to a women's facility... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections ministerNew Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner f
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections minister
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
New Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a revelation her transfer request went nowhere when a staff member went on leave. Jade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison to a women's facility after a... Read more
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Queensland Times
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections ministerNew Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner f
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections minister
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
New Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a revelation her transfer request went nowhere when a staff member went on leave. Jade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison to a women's facility after a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Corrections will apologise to transgender prisonerJade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison to a women's facility after a
Corrections will apologise to transgender prisoner
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Jade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison to a women's facility after a protest group raised her plight in the media. Photo / Mark Mitchell Corrections will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a revelation her transfer request went... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections ministerNew Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner f
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections minister
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
New Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a revelation her transfer request went nowhere when a staff member went on leave. Jade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison to a women's facility after a... Read more
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News Mail
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections ministerNew Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner f
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections minister
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
New Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a revelation her transfer request went nowhere when a staff member went on leave. Jade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison to a women's facility after a... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections ministerNew Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner f
Transgender inmate wins apology from NZ corrections minister
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
New Zealand's Corrections Department will apologise to a transgender prisoner following a revelation her transfer request went nowhere when a staff member went on leave. Jade Follett has been moved from Rimutaka Prison to a women's facility after a... Read more
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NZCity
Transgender prisoner approved to moveA transgender prisoner housed in a male jail has had her request to move to a w
Transgender prisoner approved to move
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
A transgender prisoner housed in a male jail has had her request to move to a women's facility approved. Jade Follett has been jailed in Rimutaka Prison, an all-male institution, since June after she was sentenced to 21 months behind bars for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Transgender prisoner moved to women's jailJade Follett was being held in the men's-only Rimutaka Prison in Upper Hutt, We
Transgender prisoner moved to women's jail
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Jade Follett was being held in the men's-only Rimutaka Prison in Upper Hutt, Wellington. Photo / Mark Mitchell A transgender prisoner has been moved to a women's jail, hours after transgender advocacy group began a hunger strike highlighting her... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
No Pride in Prisons Starts Hunger Strike for Trans PrisonerThursday, 27 August 2015, 9:12 amPress Release: No Pride in Prisons- [09:00am 2
No Pride in Prisons Starts Hunger Strike for Trans Prisoner
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:12 amPress Release: No Pride in Prisons- [09:00am 27/08/2015] - For Immediate UsePRESS RELEASE: No Pride in PrisonsNo Pride in Prisons Starts Hunger Strike for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hunger strike unless transgender prisoner movedNo Pride in Prisons will begin the strike tomorrow if transwoman Jade Follett i
Hunger strike unless transgender prisoner moved
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
No Pride in Prisons will begin the strike tomorrow if transwoman Jade Follett is not removed from Rimutaka Men's Prison. Photo / Mark Mitchell The Department of Corrections is defending its position on transgender prisoners, as an advocate group... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Corrections CEO’s claim ‘absolute nonsense’Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:56 amPress Release: Rethinking Crime and Punishmen
Corrections CEO’s claim ‘absolute nonsense’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:56 amPress Release: Rethinking Crime and PunishmentCorrections CEO’s claim that offenders on electronic monitoring would otherwise be in prison ‘absolute nonsense’ “In this... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Electronic monitoring expansion could impact rehabilitation measures, says reformerParliament is considering a bill which would extend the use of electronic ankle
Electronic monitoring expansion could impact rehabilitation measures, says reformer
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Parliament is considering a bill which would extend the use of electronic anklets to two new sentences. Expanding electronic monitoring of offenders could be at the expense of their rehabilitation in the community, a justice reformer... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellington on a plate – prisoners missing outTuesday, 18 August 2015, 4:55 pmPress Release: The Howard League for Penal Refo
Wellington on a plate – prisoners missing out
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 4:55 pmPress Release: The Howard League for Penal Reform“”The Howard League has concerns for the prisoners who have been removed from... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Minister congratulates literacy graduatesFriday, 14 August 2015, 1:01 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Peseta
Minister congratulates literacy graduates
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Friday, 14 August 2015, 1:01 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-IigaMinister of Corrections14 August 2015Corrections Minister Peseta Sam... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jailed: Drug smuggler who swallowed condoms filled with methAnthony Newton had already been in custody for around two-and-a-half years. A
Jailed: Drug smuggler who swallowed condoms filled with meth
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Anthony Newton had already been in custody for around two-and-a-half years. A career criminal who swallowed condoms full of meth, expelled them from his body, and hid the drugs in an interview room ceiling at Auckland Airport when his questioners... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fine dining replaces jailhouse gelatin as Rimutaka Prison prepares annual festival mealThis is the third time Rimutaka Prison's taken part in the food on a plate fest
Fine dining replaces jailhouse gelatin as Rimutaka Prison prepares annual festival meal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
This is the third time Rimutaka Prison's taken part in the food on a plate festival, and top Wellington chef Martin Bosley's been there since day one. Photo / NZME The typical meal of mince and peas was out the window today in the Rimutaka Prison... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Guilty of murderA JURY has found Troy Vincent McHugh guilty of murder and, with a female co-acc
Guilty of murder
Gisborne Herald / Posted 25 days ago
A JURY has found Troy Vincent McHugh guilty of murder and, with a female co-accused, guilty of all charges arising from the shooting last Easter of Black Power strongman Douglas “Din” Witeri. The jury of 11 reached its unanimous decision yesterday... Read more
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