Source: (2012) Presentation to the International Conference and Workshops of Restorative Justice, Human Rights and Peace Education, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan, Taiwan on 6 March.

The presenter will discuss the circumstances which gave rise to the acceptance of, and resistance to, the introduction of restorative justice in New Zealand. He will also discuss the development of an indigenous approach to restorative justice, and the relationship between Māori cultural values and restorative justice. The presenter draws on restorative justice practise in the following areas: 1) Indigenous approaches to restorative justice; 2)Family Group Conferencing in the Youth Justice System; 3) Adult pre‐sentence restorative justice; 4) Sycamore Tree – an in‐prison victim‐offender panel programme ; 5)In Prison Restorative Justice Conferences. (Author's abstract)