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  •   Home > News > Technology

    Mail from prisoners will now be blocked if it promotes hostility to groups of people

    Mail from prisoners will now be blocked if it promotes hostility to groups of people


    The Corrections Amendment Bill passed its third reading last night.

    Changes were drafted after mail from the alleged Christchurch gunman was published online.

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says the move enhances the safety of prisoners, victims and staff.

    Further changes include making it an offence for a prisoner to tattoo another person... and allowing prisons to use imaging technology to detect contraband.

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    The bill to compensate Mid Canterbury farmers found with Mycoplasma bovis in their herds might be around 17-million dollars 9:27

    Technology:
    The Comey Rule puts Trump, Russia and Clinton's emails on the small screen — just before the US election 8:27

    Law and Order:
    Police have located a man, who disappeared from Middlemore Hospital with a gunshot wound 8:16

    Environment:
    A cold wintry blast from the Southern Ocean is set to bring snow and ice across parts of the South Island today 8:06

    Business:
    The Government and business leaders are at odds over border issues 7:56

    Business:
    Business leaders want their voices to be heard at the Cabinet table 7:46

    Law and Order:
    Tributes from colleagues and rugby club mates, for a New Zealand-born police officer shot dead in London 7:36

    Cricket:
    White Ferns captain Sophie Devine's adamant their mental game is sound 7:26


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