SOCIAL INVESTMENT: "Arts in prisons is not a luxury or a self-indulgence. It’s a vital social investment," says Richard Benge, Executive Director of Arts Access Aotearoa, in this opinion piece published on Stuff.
PRISON VOICES: Two busloads of writers took part in an interactive creative writing workshop with prisoners, organised by the NZ Festival's Writers and Readers programme. Read about Ruby MacAndrew's experience in Capital Day
IMPACT OF THE ARTS: Neil Beales, Corrections Chief Custodial Officer and Jacqui Moyes, Arts in Corrections Adviser, Arts Access Aotearoa talk to Bryan Crump of RNZ’s Nights programme about the range of arts being used as a tool to support the rehabilitation process. Listen to the interview