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Alcohol Off-license Purchases and subsequent Harm: Technical Report - The research was undertaken to understand the trends and patterns related to off-licence alcohol purchasing in Wellington, as well as the subsequent alcohol-related harms that occur. The findings provide a snapshot of behaviours that may provide contextual information...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Employment & Labour
Volume 4 Issue 2: December 2016: Editorial - Changing practice; changing lives - Nova Banaghan The Department of Corrections’ tikanga-based programmes - Neil Campbell Innovations in reducing re-offending - Juanita Ryan, Robert Jones The Sentenced Prisoner Population 1980-2016: The link between policy changes and growth - Wayne Goodall...
This report is the first component of our research and consultation project exploring the effects of viewing sexual violence in mainstream commercial media such as movies, TV shows and games. Sexual violence is a complex social problem and its depiction and impact on audiences is not well understood, particularly with respect to young...
15 Aug 2016
The New Zealand Department of Corrections is in an enviable position internationally to deliver a world-leading correctional system. We have a clear understanding of our offender population and a strong connection to other agencies. We have a well-established evidence base that we use to shape our policies and to understand what works....
Review of the New Zealand crime and safety survey and other statistical information about the social impact of crime
11 Jul 2016
Review of the NZ crime and safety survey and other statistical information about the social impact of crime: 2016 sets out the results of a review by a four-person team at Statistics NZ. We completed the review at the request of the Ministry of Justice. This report makes four action recommendations which, if implemented, would help the...
A study of New Zealand prisoners conducted by the Department of Corrections in 1999 showed that up to 70 percent had drug and/or alcohol problems and a significant proportion had various mental health issues. However, that research didn’t consider the co-existence of mental health issues and drug/alcohol problems, which overseas studies...
Literature review – research into the effectiveness of self defence programmes for girls as a sexual violence and family violence prevention strategy
The Ministry of Social Development has funded self defence classes for school-age girls since 2001, primarily through the Women’s Self Defence Network – Wāhine Toa. The Ministry commissioned two reports in 2014-16 looking at the effectiveness of self defence programmes for girls and women as a strategy for protection against violence....
1 Mar 2016
The Ministry of Social Development has funded self defence classes for school-age girls since 2001, primarily through the Women’s Self Defence Network – Wāhine Toa. The Ministry commissioned two reports in 2014-16 looking at the effectiveness of self defence programmes for girls and women as a strategy for protection against violence. ‘...
In 2014 New Zealand Police replaced its historic twice yearly official crime statistics with new monthly statistics. The old and new statistics are not comparable, making it difficult to monitor long term crime trends until the new statistics have been in place for a long enough time period. This report addresses this problem by...
Youth justice secure residences: a report on the international evidence to guide best practice and service delivery
This report was commissioned by the Ministry as part of ongoing work to improve the quality of services for young offenders in Child, Youth and Family’s youth justice secure residences. The report reviews the international evidence about best practice in the delivery of secure residential care for young offenders. It summarises the key...
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