Source: (2001) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. October 2001. Issue 5. Downloaded 8 June 2004.In Christchurch, New Zealand, members of Restorative Justice Services (RJS) and other proponents are gradually overcoming resistance to the concept and are having increased visibility within the court system. Denny Anker, a member of the RJS, shares some concerns about maintaining the ideology of restorative justice in the official methods used. Following the article are some statistics from an RJS evaluation in 2000.