Low level offenders get chance to face up to peers rathen than courts

by Katy Jones, Stuff

"Bad people who do bad things need to be in a certain place. But there are people who are not bad who do bad things, and there are interventions that we can put in place to ensure they get their lives back on track," Police Commissioner Mike Bush told those gathered for the launch at Nelson's Whakatu Marae.

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  Dayveen Stephens leads Police Assistant Commissioner Wally Haumaha, left, Police Commissioner Mike Bush, Honourable Minister of Police Stuart Nash, Nelson police Inspector Ian McKenzie, carrying Te Pae Oranga, and Sergeamt Wayne Panapa on to Whakatu Marae, for the launch of the region's Te Pae Oranga Community/Iwi Panels.

Dayveen Stephens leads Police Assistant Commissioner Wally Haumaha, left, Police Commissioner Mike Bush, Honourable Minister of Police Stuart Nash, Nelson police Inspector Ian McKenzie, carrying Te Pae Oranga, and Sergeamt Wayne Panapa on to Whakatu Marae, for the launch of the region's Te Pae Oranga Community/Iwi Panels.