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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Thank you everyone for the support

By   /  January 26, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

In 2007, High Court Judge Sir Ron Young sentenced me to 4 years . Today, as Chair of the Parole Board Panel , he released me, saying “You have done what you can in prison. To keep you in custody would be without purpose. It would be vindictive,”

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – The truth behind Corrections public veneer of concern

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

My High Court claim against the Crown (as agent for Corrections Dept) for numerous abuses in custody and arbitrary withholding of inmates’ mail without lawful grounds and without informing the , begins February 11.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – If Kelvin Davis won’t protect prisoners, why won’t he allow other MPs?

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

Is this the same Kelvin Davis who said he “doesn’t get involved in operational issues” as his excuse for not viewing video of me being assaulted by Auckland Prison staff while being transferred to Waikeria last Xmas ?

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Lettuce eat!

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

Some of the workers in Miro Unit grow vegetables in the prison garden for the local Womens Refuge .

However , the Refuge office has closed for the holidays and the lettuces are going to seed .

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – My last Christmas in prison?

By   /  December 30, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

This is a day when prisoners line up to make phone calls to family and we think of those that can’t be with us. I think of my children – Tyrone , Kane & Siobhan especially .

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Truth about the Christmas prison staff assaults at Pare

By   /  December 26, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Many factors can contribute to violence in prison. Police have commenced an investigation into this instant.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections attack on free speech

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections attack on free speech

Note they wanted the whole page removed ; not just 1 post.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Lightning strikes prison

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Lightning strikes prison

Our unit phone is out of action today after a lightening bolt actually came down the wire and out of the handset . I’ve never seen anything like it .

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Denial of Prisoners’ Votes Medieval Injustice

By   /  December 1, 2018  /  Christine Rose, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  11 Comments

The fundamental right to vote shouldn’t be a political football. Imprisonment shouldn’t be a denial of civil rights as well as of liberty. Convicted criminals should be due court imposed sanctions, but not civil death, otherwise universal rights die too.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Crown Law chasing me for costs

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

In a letter from Daniel Perkins at the Crown Law Office on 20 November, Mr Perkins informs me Crown Law has spent $5,000 trying to get a security for costs order for $4600 against me in proceedings I have lodged in the High Court against the Dept of Corrections.  CL’s motion was all in aid of stalling my proceedings, I believe .

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections duplicity over Waikeria radio network breakdown exposed

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections duplicity over Waikeria radio network breakdown exposed

Here is a perfect example of how Corrections Dept deliberately misleads the public .

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Latest Prison Issues

By   /  November 25, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

A high percentage of my fellow inmates are mentally ill, forcing officers and fellow inmates such as myself into a role for which we are unprepared. They made a mistake when they closed most of the mental hospitals.

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In just 7 words did Andrew Little demolish real prison reform?

By   /  November 11, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

NZ First lets Andrew know when he can bark.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Thank you all for your messages of support

By   /  November 11, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Thank you all for your messages of support

Thanks for all the messages of congratulation – too many for individual replies.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – More rat shit in prison food

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

I’m determined to ensure all prison kitchens are safe for their 10,000 inmate “clients”, but also for the many officers, officials and outside gatherings that are occasionally served food prepared in the kitchens.

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Rat shit in prison food

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Last week  Daniel’s lunch arrived with rat droppings in it. His request for a replacement was refused and he told me. I advised him to lodge a formal complaint, which he did.

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