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BayTrust and Elite Business Systems - you rock! 10 Sep 2012
TMRJT was recently presented with two major donations; a grant from BayTrust towards our operational costs and a computer from
Westpac Tauranga Business Awards 2012 17 Aug 2012
Phew! Our application for the Westpac Tauranga Business Awards has now been submitted. Business Awards I hear you say, I thought you were a charity? Well, we have entered under the Community Organisation Category which is aimed at Not for Profit organisations such as ours. So why have we entered? The awards are a comprehensive examination of all the aspects of our organisation...
Record Referrals for TMRJT 02 Jul 2012
The Tauranga Moana Restorative Justice Trust AGM was held at the Tauranga Yacht and Speed Boat Club on 30 June 2012. During the Chairperson's report it was revealed that the Trust has received record numbers of referrals in the preceding 12 month period. Although there is still opportunity to increase the referrals, it is good evidence that the benefits of restorative justice...
Community Representatives Pilot Programme 20 Jun 2012
The Trust is currently carrying out a pilot programme in which representatives from the Tauranga community are invited to attend restorative justice conferences to have their say on the impacts of a particular offence on their community. The consent of the victim and offender is required before the community rep is invited to attend. The community reps are also expected to...
TMRJT Victim and Offender Satisfaction Study 30 Nov 2011
Hot on the heels of the latest Ministry of Justice Research into levels re-offending and victim satisfaction, recent TMRJT research has shown that participants in Tauranga were even more satisfied than most with the RJ process. In a study entitled 'Beyond the Anecdotes: A study of victim and offender satisfaction' we commissioned Fae McIntosh from the University of Waikato to...
RJA-RPI Conference 22 Nov 2011
The joint conference of Restorative Justice Aotearoa and Restorative Practices International is to be held in Wellington this week. The conference brings together restorative practitioners from the fields of justice and education from New Zealand and across the world. It promises to be a great opportunity to develop practice and share ideas.
How do you turn $1.77m expenditure into $17.5m of benefits? 23 Sep 2011
The answer is all too easy and is revealed in a recent cabinet paper entitled "Addressing the Drivers of Crime: Effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and further opportunities for restorative justice". The report, which was recently released to the Rethinking team under the Official...
Inside story on restorative justice 17 Aug 2011
A detailed profile on restorative justice was featured in the Bay of Plenty Times on 13 August. The article gave an in depth insight into the experience of several victims who had been through restorative justice and carried interviews with the Trust Chairman Anne Pankhurst, Trustee and local criminal barrister Glenn Dixon and Manager John Delaney. The article is now online and...
Our posters and brochure can now be downloaded! 09 Aug 2011
We are pleased to announce that our posters and brochure can now be dowloaded from our website. Click on this link for more information.
RJA-RPI Conference 2011 takes shape 08 Aug 2011
The combined 5th Annual RJA Conference and 3rd RPI Conference is starting to take shape. The conference will be held at the Amora Hotel in Wellington from 23-27 November and will feature a range of national and international speakers from the world of restorative justice and restorative practice. Click here...
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