Source: (2003) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. January/February 2003. Issue 14. Downloaded 10 June 2004.
The Department of Corrections spent almost $40 million last year to establish rehabilitative programs. These programs focus on offenders who have expressed a willingness to change. One program, prison-based Straight Thinking, teaches critical thinking skills to inmates. EQUIP, a similar program for young adults, addresses the needs of younger offenders. Other such programs have been established to Ã¢Â€Âœmotivate, rehabilitate, and reintegrate offenders.Ã¢Â€?
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