What's new

25 November 2014

Media release: Prisoners knit for premature babies

More than 40 premature babies born at Christchurch Women's Hospital will be receiving gifts of beautiful jackets, hats and booties knitted by offenders at Christchurch Women's Prison.

25 November 2014

Media release: Corrections review of Phillip Smith's illegal departure

Corrections Chief Executive Ray Smith has made public a summary of the findings of the review into the illegal departure from New Zealand of prisoner Phillip Smith during a temporary release.

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.

Go to news page