At the Criminal Justice Summit Kelvin Davis re-told the experience of the man who had "enough of the violence and enough of the P".
In late May, a major report found no health risk from living in a house where meth had only been smoked.
Francis begged forgiveness for the pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics must be involved in the effort to root out abuse and cover-up.
The government is currently undertaking a Criminal Justice Summit, where Justice Minister Andrew Little is looking to address rising incarceration rates in New Zealand.
A bullet hit just two metres away from one surfer, and police say the shooters were concealed in the bush.
Jamie Mako, out after serving four years for aggravated robbery, blames rude and intimidating staff.
Mr Bridges said Justice Minister Andrew Little is simply interested in reducing the prison population, rather than addressing offending rates or rehabilitation.
Australia is currently considering giving their police more power force social media networks to hand over sensitive data - or face a huge fine.