New Levin Community Corrections Site Officially Opens

A new purpose-built Community Corrections site in Levin has modern and safe facilities, benefitting staff and visitors.

  • News

    14 March 2018

    Literacy programme for people on remand

    Correction’s prison literacy programme is now being delivered to people on remand at Christchurch Men’s Prison.

  • News

    13 March 2018

    Missed the live Q&A session?

    Watch the video of the broadcast on our YouTube channel and find out what it's like working on the inside.

  • Media release

    02 March 2018

    Creative attempt to smuggle drugs thwarted

    Contraband items including a cellphone and cannabis were found hidden inside a painting during a routine check of incoming prisoner mail at Rimutaka Prison.

  • 21 February 2018

    Garden throwover foiled at Waikeria Prison

    Eagle-eyed overnight staff at Waikeria Prison seized a package of contraband items found in a prison garden over the weekend, stopping it from getting to prisoners.

  • News Corrections project

    26 October 2016

    Prison Capacity Programme – Phase 2

    Cabinet has given approval to future proof New Zealand’s prison network in response to growing prisoner numbers. An additional 1800 prisoners places are to be provided by 2021.