Source: (2001) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. July 2001. Issue 2. Downloaded 8 June 2004.This article tells a story of a burglary and the positive impact that a community-based restorative justice process had for the victim’s family. The mother of the family explained her feelings and forgave the young offender, who then apologized and began to work on repayment.