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21 July 2016

Rule change coming for children visiting prisons

New rules to make visiting prison safer for children take effect on 1 September.

20 July 2016

Drama performance will benefit prisoner rehabilitation

Hearing about an actor's personal battle with depression will benefit prisoners in Rimutaka's Te Whare Manaakitanga Special Treatment Unit (STU).

18 July 2016

Manawatu prison staff receive Chief Executive's Special Commendation Award

Four Manawatu Prison staff have been recognised for their efforts in saving prisoners' lives in two separate events at the prison.

13 July 2016

Media release: Community work partnership award for Gisborne's Catharine White

Teaching pregnant women on community work sentences to weave wahakura (bassinettes) for at-risk babies at Gisborne Hospital has earned Catharine White a community work partnership award from the Department of Corrections.

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