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Youth Justice Play Sparks Debate

Youth justice has been put under the spotlight in a new stage show by a group of Massey University Creativity in the Community students at Wellington campus.

The production comes at a time when the Government is considering whether or not to raise the age of New Zealand’s Youth Court jurisdiction, and has sparked lively debate.

Samuel Williams and Hamish Boyle in JustUs

Samuel Williams and Hamish Boyle in JustUs

See more via this TV3 video: http://www.newshub.co.nz/entertainment/play-examines-realities-of-youth-in-adult-justice-system-2016060923#ixzz4BVE5ThG7

The play has also sparked discussion of the issues on Radio New Zealand’s The Panel.

Hear more via this podcast: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thepanel/audio/201804313/age-of-adult-criminal-responsibility

Related blog post: http://masseyblogs.ac.nz/expressivearts/2016/06/01/justus-takes-justice-to-the-stage/




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