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Mana whenua of each prison

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From: R. Tait

Kia ora,

The Hokai Rangi strategy emphasises the important role that mana whenua will play in the governance of New Zealand prison going forward. I am interested to know Corrections’ relationship to mana whenua groups on which the prisons sit.

Please answer the following questions:
- Has Corrections undertaken any project of work to identify and communicate with mana whenua groups for each prison? If so, please provide me with all documentation of this project of work.
- If Corrections has identified the mana whenua groups for each prison, please provide me with a full list of all mana whenua groups identified, broken down by prison.


R. Tait

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Kia ora,


Thank you for your email of 29 January 2021 requesting information
relating to mana whenua of each prison.


Please be advised your request has been received, and will be considered
under the Official Information Act 1982.


Please note that our response letter to you (with your personal details
redacted), and any enclosed documents, may be published on Corrections’


Ngā mihi | Kind regards,

Ministerial Services

Department of Corrections, Ara Poutama Aotearoa

a: National Office, Freyberg Building, 20 Aitken Street, Wellington, 6011

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