Doing Real Justice

photo of Phil McCarthyfrom Phil McCarthy
National Director, Prison Fellowship NZ

I spent 14 years as a General Manager in the Department of Corrections, 10 of those with responsibility for the Prison Service.  I always used to say that I wasn’t in the job because I ‘was into keys’.

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Lisa Owen Interviews Tribal Huk Leader Jamie Pink

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen Interviews Tribal Huk Leader Jamie Pink, Whose Gang is Making 500 Sandwiches a Day for Hungry Kids in the Waikato Read more »

Mission, Marae celebrate first year of food bank partnership

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

For the past year the Papakura Marae, through its partnership with the Auckland City Mission, has been able to provide Papakura families in desperate need with nutritionally balanced food parcels. The Mission has also supported the marae with equipment, expertise … Read more »

Disappointed with TVNZ move to outsource programmes

Press Release – Pacific Island Media Association

The move by TVNZ to outsource production of its Maorl and Pacific programmes is catastrophic for the communities it serves in New Zealand and the region. Read more »

The cost of obesity – Professor Boyd Swinburn

Press Release – ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Boyd Swinburn Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health University of Auckland Read more »

Local provider appointed to Early Childhood Centre in Tamaki

Press Release – Tamaki Redevelopment Company

Tmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) are pleased to announce the appointment of local education provider Totara Seed Trust, to run the learning programme at the new Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centre at Glenbrae … Read more »

Research casts Mansfield in a new light

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

A fresh interpretation of early writing by author Katherine Mansfield has not only enhanced understanding of her work, but also sheds light on an important period in New Zealands history. Read more »

Welcome to the long weekend

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Labour weekend is the traditional Coromandel welcome to the best time of the year for the best holiday destination in New Zealand and it kicks off with style! Read more »

Council identifies preferred option for flood protection

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The Council has identified its preferred option to protect against regular flooding in the Flockton area. Read more »

Board Confirms Maternity Units’ Closure

Press Release – Waikato DHB

Primary birthing facilities run by Waikato District Health Board (DHB) in Morrinsville and Te Awamutu will close in February next year, the board confirmed at its monthly meetingon Wednesday. Read more »

Corruption: Positive developments for NZ but more to be done

Press Release – Transparency International NZ

Global anti-corruption group Transparency International today released a report on OECD Anti-Bribery Convention enforcement and called for New Zealand to implement draft legislation to ratify the United Nations Convention against Corruption. Read more »