Rangahau rōpū: Meet Jess, our star researcher

Jess was born in Wellington and is of Polish and English descent. She has her own experience of both incarceration and addiction. After leaving prison at the age of 29 years, Jess embarked on studying a degree in Criminology at the University of Auckland. Today Jess celebrates 9.5 years clean and graduated with her degree … Continue reading Rangahau rōpū: Meet Jess, our star researcher

Kaiwhakanikoniko. A profile of graphic artist RQ who contributes photos for our mahi

Many of the photos we use on this website are supplied by graphic artist and electronic music producer RQ, AKA Ryan Quinlivan (Ngāti pākehā). Here we share a short story about his art, music and experiences of enhancing his well-being. For over 20 years, Ryan has been observing the landscapes of Aotearoa and capturing their … Continue reading Kaiwhakanikoniko. A profile of graphic artist RQ who contributes photos for our mahi

Rangahau rōpū. Stories about ourselves, beginning with Shane

As a research group we are committed to whanaungatanga, the building and maintenance of connections with whānau and communities. Over the next few weeks we will post stories about ourselves, how we each connect with the project and share our passions for re-envisaging the criminal justice system. Meet Shane White We are starting these stories … Continue reading Rangahau rōpū. Stories about ourselves, beginning with Shane