Source: (2001) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. July 2001. Issue 2. Downloaded 8 June 2004.This brief article discusses restorative justice pilot programmes being conducted simultaneously in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Inspector Judith Johnson of the Thames Valley Police visited Auckland to observe trainings. The British pilot intends to study whether restorative justice reduces re-offending.