Source: (2001) Department for Courts, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Written to help facilitators in two ways. Firstly it provides information about the [Maori] indigenous (Chapter One); historical and international background to restorative conferencing; an appraisal of the principles of restorative conferencing (Chapter Two); and an overview of important issues and concepts (Chapter Three). Secondly it enables quick reference to the various aspects of procedure in each of adult restorative conferencing (Chapter Four); Youth Justice (Chapter Five) and restorative processes in schools (Chapter Six); and fish-hooks which relate to all restorative conferencing (Chapter Seven). (excerpt) A practitioner checklist accompanies the manual as an insert.