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Social Justice Aotearoa will advocate for all of New Zealand

Social Justice Aotearoa will advocate for all of New Zealand

We cant do this alone

When someone you love is in any kind of trouble, police, court, even Oranga Tamariki, we know the pressure on the family can be immense. On top of the stress and emotions that come with that news, learning what to do or how to go about things can be extremely challenging.

This is why we started Social Justice Aotearoa.

Having a history of working with all kinds of people from different backgrounds, experience communicating with lawyers and media plus a journey through the system of our own, we knew that we had to put what we know and what we’ve learnt to good use. We also knew we had to challenge parts of the system that in our opinion, didn’t work for the greater good of New Zealanders.

Social Justice Aotearoa aims to change the system as we know it now. A system that is broken and in desperate need of repair.

Our website also connects you with other organisations that may be able to help should you or your loved one need further assistance via our Advocacy page.

We can’t do this alone, we need to unite as a country so Aotearoa is a country that everyone would want to live, a democratic society to be proud of.

Feel free to get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

Much love,

Jackie and the SJA team
Please click here to read Jackie's story 

Serving with experience

We have experienced and learnt a lot about the systems. We want to share that learning to help others. We are here to help you, the families who are experiencing lack of support entering into your justice journey with a loved one

Promoting a safe space

We ensure all individuals will be responded to in a non judgemental and safe environment.

Ready to help

The team is composed of like-minded individuals, some with direct experience in the systems and others supporting those in the system, with a notable history of working with different people from different backgrounds and experience.

We are passionate about seeing positive changes and fair treatement for all walking this journey.

Become a Supporter

Support our work to help families who are entering into their justice journey and help providing positive change for the future of all Kiwi's.


We'd love to hear from you

Let us know if you need further assistance, have experiences to share for others or an issue that needs attention. Together we can achieve more.

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Your donation really counts. Social Justice Aotearoa is a new non-profit organisation and most of the team are volunteers. The money you donate goes a long way.

We make sure no one gets left behind

Help us share knowledge and create a relatable platform to families.
  • Your monthly support can drastically help more families gain knowledge and support in the journey through the justice system.
  • Knowledge shared means families get further assistance in the corrections, justice and parole system.
  • Everyone deserves support, no matter the age, ethnicity, or reason they found themselves in the system. Everyone's one.
We make sure no one gets left behind

Ways to Support

Monthly Giving

Extend financial assistance every month by being one of our Monthly Givers

One Off Donation

Donate any amount and families get support


Spread awareness and start raising funds for our beneficiaries


Be one of our volunteers! Let's work together to transform more lives. Get in touch


How do I get in touch with someone in Prison?

If you want to email someone in prison, see details here for how to email and details about emailing

If you know the prison they're at and you need to contact that prison for further assistance, see the list of Prisons and their details here

Parole is coming up for someone I'm supporting. What do we need to do?

For all details about Parole including a checklist for preparing for parole, see here

Can you help with my loved ones case?

We are not legal professionals therefore cannot get involved in individual cases or give advice regarding a case. Please see our policies for further information.

How can I get in touch?

You can use the Contact Us page or email us at info@sja.org.nz. We'd love to hear from you

What can I send into Prison and how do I get it to the person I'm supporting

For all the details about property, see here

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