Mental Health Courts

Ninety-one percent of prisoners have been diagnosed with either a substance abuse, or mental health problem over their lifetime. Mental Health Courts help in some cases to reduce offending.

New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey 2014: Main Findings

The New Zealand Crime and Safety Survey (NZCASS): : Te Rangahau O Aotearoa Mo Te Taihara Me Te Haumarutanga 2014: was a face-to-face survey of almost 7000 randomly chosen people living in New Zealand who were aged 15 or o...

Youth Prosecution Statistics 2017

This summary highlights key data trends in the youth prosecution statistics published by Statistics NZ. These statistics include information on children (aged 10 - 13) and young people (aged 14 - 16) with charges in court between 1992 and 2017.

Compulsory Breath Testing

Compulsory Breath Testing is effective at reducing traffic crashes. it is also effective for uncovering offences such as disqualified driving and drug offending, and can deter repeat drink driving.

Good Behaviour Bonds

A good behaviour bond is a court order which imposes certain conditions on an offender for a period of time. If they break these conditions they may be called to appear before a court.