In the 2014 case of R v Tuku-Inamata NZHC 2654 the defendant pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery. The sentencing judge commented that the defendant’s participation in restorative justice and successful restorative justice report was encouraging (para. 31). This successful participation in restorative justice was one of the factors that led to a discount of two and a half years giving the defendant an end sentence of five and a half years imprisonment (para. 33).