Source: (2002) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. March/April 2002. Issue 8. Downloaded 10 June 2004.

New Zealand’s court-referred restorative justice pilot project held its first conference in a prison in March 2002 at Waikeria. Two facilitators and a Maori representative from the Hauraki Restorative Justice Trust confirmed that the setting would be agreeable with the victim, and they followed the Maori kawa protocol, resulting in forgiveness for the offender. Both are members of a whanau.

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