Season's greetings penned for prisoners

PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON
Prisoner Correspondence Network members (from left) Poppy Johns, Kirsten Gibson and Peyton Bond write festive messages in Christmas cards to people in prison.

The trio were among about a dozen people participating in the Holiday Card Drive at the Otago Pioneer Women’s Memorial Building in Dunedin on Saturday.

Ms Bond said PCN members across the country created the cards at the weekend, to bring a bit of cheer to those on the inside at what was "a pretty difficult time of the year to be in prison".

"I imagine it’s been particularly difficult over the past 18 months or so. Families haven’t been able to visit because of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions."

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