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Restorative justice research

This page provides an overview of Ministry initiated RJ reseach.

Restorative justice services have been offered in the Adult Criminal Courts since 1995. Since that time, The Ministry has initiated a number of research projects to investigate the impacts and effectiveness of these services. This page operates as a central point for accessing this research.

Restorative justice outcomes research

2014 - Ministry of Justice reoffending analysis for restorative justice cases 2008–2011

2011 - Ministry of Justice victim satisfaction with restorative justice research

2011 - Ministry of Justice re-offending analysis for restorative justice cases 2008 and 2009

2005 - New Zealand court-referred restorative justice pilot: evaluation

2005 - Evaluation of two community managed restorative justice programmes

1999 - Evaluation research into community diversion panels

Restorative justice for family violence research