Source: (2003) Paper presented to the Prison Fellowship International Convocation, 6 – 9 August, Toronto, Canada. Downloaded 14 April 2005.

Since starting the programme in 1997, Prison Fellowship New Zealand (PFNZ) has implemented the Sycamore Tree run the programme three times at Arohata Prison, and four times at Rimutaka Prison, and seven times at Hawkes Bay Regional Prison. They have all been successful, and the anecdotal evidence from both offenders and victims is that the programme has had a positive impact. (excerpt)