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Connections - Spring 2019

Connections - Spring 2019

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In this issue

This issue provides information and resources on The Parole Board, focusing on the vital role that victims play in the parole process.

Victims play a vital role in the parole process. The New Zealand Parole Board keenly invites you to have a say – either in writing, in person, or both. This helps the Board’s decision-making about whether to release an offender, and your contribution can be as brief or as long as you want it to be.

About the Parole Board

A summary of key points you need to know about victim's rights and the Parole Board process.

The importance of staying informed - Noela's story

A victim's perspective after being supported through the Parole Board process.

Joining the Victim Notification Register

Only registered victims are sent information about the offender on request, automatically advised of an upcoming hearing, and advised of the outcome.

Meet the team

Introducing Demelza Faimalo - Homicide Service Specialist, South Island

Download the full newsletter (PDF) here.