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18 November 2014

New drug detector dog teams make our prisons safer

Five Corrections dog teams from five different prisons have graduated as fully qualified drug detector dogs.

12 November 2014

Media release: Prisoners help bowling club prepare for world champions

For the last three years a Rolleston Prison work party has been helping the Fendalton Bowling Club maintain its buildings and gardens.

11 November 2014

Media release: Changes to temporary releases

"Temporary releases from prison of prisoners will be suspended, for at least the next fortnight," says Corrections Chief Executive Ray Smith.

10 November 2014

Joint press release from Police and Department of Corrections: Phillip Smith

Police investigations have determined that prison absconder Phillip John Smith left New Zealand by plane for Chile travelling on a passport previously obtained in his birth name, Phillip John Traynor.

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