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Prison Families

Season 1 Ep 7

Rob and Gail are convinced their son is innocent and shouldn’t be in prison. They spend $200,000 trying to prove he didn’t do it.

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A dedicated mother prepares for her son to be released from prison and the unique challenges he may face.

Season 1 Ep 6

A dedicated mother prepares for her son to be released from prison and the unique challenges he may face.

 

About Prison Families

About Prison Families

In TV3’s groundbreaking new series, cameras go behind closed doors to reveal the hidden world of prison families, as we follow ten New Zealand families, each living with a loved one in prison. A fascinating insight into the stories behind the headlines and the families dealing with the aftermath of crime.

Filmed over six months, each episode documents a different family’s incredible story. From a family fighting the stigma of their notorious crime-boss uncle, to a suburban housewife picking up the pieces after her husband is locked up for stealing millions. These are ten families from ten very different walks of life.

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Help and Support

Have you been affected by what you've seen in this show?
Please contact the following organisations for more information and available support.

Victim Support

Victim Support is a community organisation that provides practical and emotional support to victims of crime and trauma throughout New Zealand, 24/7 and 365 days of the year.

Helpline: 0800 VICTIM (0800 842 846)
Website: http://www.victimsupport.org.nz/



Pillars

Pillars provides support to the children of prisoners and their families in New Zealand, helping them cope with parental imprisonment, and reducing the rate of intergenerational offending.

Helpline: 0508 PILLARS (0508 745 527)
Website: http://www.pillars.org.nz/


Just US

A website for children of prisoners, their families and organisations that support them.

Website: http://justus.org.nz/