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Justice - Imprisonment

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

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Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Nandor Tanczos

Encourage inmates to sustain or re-establish family and whanau links by simplifying the prison visit process, providing family visiting rooms, extended visitation rights for parents
Increase access within prisons to effective drug and alcohol rehabilitation, and mental health programmes
Close Mount Eden men's prison because of the extreme substandard conditions
Provide appropriate education and rehabilitation to prison inmates who have a mental illness and a learning disability
Provide more support for the many prison inmates suffering from mental illness

New Zealand Labour Party Hon Annette King

Continue to minimise drug use in prison, with a combination of deterrence, security, and treatment
Pursue new technologies to minimise the use of unauthorised mobile communications in prisons
Enhance reintegration for offenders on release from prison to the community
Work to ensure appropriate industry training for offenders and sustainable employment after release
Develop enhanced offender management systems across the Department of Corrections and with other agencies

Maori Party Dr Pita Sharples  
National Party of New Zealand Simon Power

Ensure criminals cannot get compensation for “hurt feelings” or supposed maltreatment while in prison

New Zealand First Rt Hon Winston Peters

Ensure that inmate programmes are designed by appropriate specialists rather than prison service guards
Ensure that the pay and conditions of prison service guards aid in maintaining moral rather than detracting from it

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

Require prisoners to undergo full toxicology testing on admission to prison to establish the level of drug use
Crack down on the level of drug use in prisons with the aim of making all prisons 'clean'

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
Libertarianz
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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