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Youth Offending Will Only Get Worse By Abolishing The Role Of The Children’s Commissioner

Monday, 27 June 2022, 7:33 am | Social Justice Aotearoa

Social Justice Aotearoa CEO Jackie Foster said, “ Youth offending is out of control, and will only worsen if this labour government abolishes the Children Commissioners role”. “We repeatedly focus on the children committing these crimes, but what ... More >>

Corrections Staff Shortages Endangering Prisoners

Saturday, 18 June 2022, 5:07 pm | Social Justice Aotearoa

Social Justice Aotearoa is speaking out in support of Corrections Association of New Zealand president Floyd du Plessis saying, “Corrections staff were “leaving in droves”, but is heating up the discussion by claiming prisoners’ safety is ... More >>

Lobby Group Supports Children’s Commissioner’s Position Of Democratic Independency

Wednesday, 15 June 2022, 6:42 pm | Social Justice Aotearoa

Social Justice Aotearoa has spoken out in support of Children’s Commissioner Judge Frances Eivers who said, “There absolutely needs to be a commissioner for children and it needs to remain independent”. Carmel Sepuloni has a different opinion and ... More >>

Social Justice Aotearoa Calls For Police Accountability

Saturday, 11 June 2022, 6:00 am | Social Justice Aotearoa

Social Justice Aotearoa CEO Jackie Foster is calling for the Police to revisit every conviction overseen by any police officer or crown prosecutor, who was also involved in the conviction of Allan Hall. Jackie Foster said, “If there has been corruption ... More >>

Police, Bias Towards Māori, And Pasifika

Friday, 3 June 2022, 5:22 pm | Social Justice Aotearoa

Police Commissioner, Andrew Costa, has responded to a damming review on bias behaviour by Police towards Māori and Pacific Island people by saying “I cant accept that in this moment in time”. CEO of Social Justice Aotearoa says, “ It is wrong when ... More >>

New Lobby Group Calls Out Sensible Sentencing Trust

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 3:51 pm | Social Justice Aotearoa

New Zealand’s newest lobby Group “Social Justice Aotearoa” has denounced the actions of Sensible Sentencing Trust since its inception twenty one years ago. CEO of Social Justice Aotearoa, Jackie Foster, said in her speech to a group of over ... More >>

Launch Of ‘Social Justice Aotearoa’

Sunday, 29 May 2022, 7:47 pm | Social Justice Aotearoa

Mother and Auckland based businesswoman Jackie Foster is launching her own charitable trust- ‘Social Justice Aotearoa’ on Sunday 29 May. Jackie says, "I see this as an essential service to guide and support Kiwis to navigate through a complicated ... More >>