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This Wednesday - Forum on Prison Privatisation in NZ

This Wednesday - Forum on Prison Privatisation in New Zealand

The recent events at Mt Eden Prison has generated a lot of debate and concern about the state of prisons in New Zealand. Prison privatisation has also drawn a lot of attention as result. This highlights the issues that exist within the current prison system and the importance for us to understand and carry on the discussion.

JustSpeak Auckland invites you to a public forum that looks to continue this conversation. Along with a panel of speakers, we will explore what prison privatisation in New Zealand currently looks like, the issues that exist within our current system and will consider what the possible solutions there are for this.

Speakers include:

Kelvin Davis - Labour Party MP and Corrections Spokesperson
Mike Williams - CEO of New Zealand Howard League for Penal Reform
John Buttle - Criminology Lecturer at AUT University
Morrin Whareumu - National Treasurer for Corrections Association of New Zealand

Please join us for a panel-style discussion on Wednesday 30th Septemberfrom 6:30-8:00pm. Drinks and nibbles will be available from 6.00pm. At the University of Auckland, General Library B10 Lecture Theatre (Downstairs).

The event is free and everyone is welcome

ENDS

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