Inmates can earn time out under new system

Inmates can earn time out under new systemPrisoners will be able to earn more time out of their cells and greater work and study opportunities under a new privilege-based system being rolled out across the country. However, if they misbehave, they will be penalised with… [NZ Politics]

Again the government ignores the populace. We want criminals behind steel bars not behind local bars. If you do the crime you do the time.

Under this government if you do the crime you get a slap up feed, heated flooring, flat panel TV's and if you are good and quiet and don't give the guards any hassles you get to have time off for the laborious penance that prison has become.

For gods sake we need Sheriff Joe here fastlest prisoners start getting an idea that they live in a hotel. At $297 a night we could rent reasonably good rooms at any 5 star hotel in  Auckland so I guess they are living in a hotel, albeit a secure one.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.

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