of Aotearoa New Zealand
Dr Andrea Păroşanu
Research Fellow with The Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Occasional Papers in Restorative Justice Practice 4 (2016)
Based on the findings in this report, it is estimated that the 1,569 restorative justice conferences held during the 2011/2012 financial year will lead to 1,100 fewer offences being committed, and 650 fewer prosecutions being required, over the next three years.
The most recent study of data from 2008 to 2013 shows reoffending rates for offenders who participated in restorative justice were lower than comparable offenders who did not. Click to read the Summary Results for more key findings.