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An independent inquiry called for an end to the detention in correctional facilities of people seeking asylum. Reports highlighted ongoing concerns about the prison system. Civil society strongly criticized a new oversight system for Oranga Tamariki/the Ministry for Children.

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Office Address: AI New Zealand's headquarters are located in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau. Some staff are based in other parts of the motu, and more information about their community groups can be found on their website. Mailing Address: PO Box 5300 Victoria Street West Auckland 1142 New Zealand




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