'I used to always be an a***hole': Meth gangster Karl Goldsbury's new family life

'I used to always be an a***hole': Meth gangster Karl Goldsbury's new family life

By Annemarie Quill | Bay of Plenty Times

A symbol of Karl Goldsbury's new life hangs on the wall of his workplace.

It's a clock; a gift from a former prison guard at the Te Ao Mārama unit at Waikeria Prison where Goldsbury was an inmate until three months ago.

Tauranga's first 'prison home' to open

Tauranga's first 'prison home' to open

Bay of Plenty Times

A Tauranga social work agency has today launched the city's first 'prison home' to help lower the country's record high prison rate of Māori men.

Whare 4 Freedom, which will open on September 4, is modelled on Te Tuinga Whānau which provides transitional housing and support services for homeless families.