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Resources & 

Pillars Ka Pou Whakahou has resources and educational material on the criminal justice system. We have multiple resources to better support and understand the lived experience of children and families of people in prison. We are open to more opportunities to join the wider criminal justice conversation and welcome further korero on internal resources that can be made available. 

Research and Evaluation Reports

2023 Westpac NZ Access to Banking in Aotearoa Report (Pillars contributing to discussion) 

2022 Public Safety Through Support and Accountability Community Reintegration Programs for Specific Groups of Offenders and their Families Webinar: (Pillars Guest Speaking) 


2021 PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Legal and Social Issues Committee Inquiry into children affected by parental incarceration (Pillars mentioned in research) 


2019 Pillars Family Start Plus Dunedin (Pilot) model and evaluation

2018 Pillars: Mentors Speak – report on a survey of Pillars Mentors

2016 SUPERU: A process evaluation of the Children’s Mentoring Programme at Pillars Christchurch

2016 Outcomes evaluation of the Activities Centres at Christchurch Men’s and Invercargill Prison

2015 SUPERU: What Works Children of Prisoners, June 2015

2012 Formative evaluation Family Activities Centre at Christchurch Men’s Prison

2012 Formative evaluation of Close to Home – a family reintegration pilot programme at Christchurch Men’s Prison

2011 Networkers Research: Evaluation report 1: Together Programme – a partnering for schools mentoring pilot

2011 A study of the children of prisoners – Findings from Māori data

2011 Causes of and solutions to inter-generational crime – The final report of the study of the children of prisoners, 2011

2010 A Study of the Children of Prisoners – Summary report

2009 Invisible Children – A Study of Children of Prisoners in Aotearoa/New Zealand – Year 1 report, 2009

Pillars Resources

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