News

E rere ana ki te pae hou: Women's Strategy

Corrections’ new Women’s Strategy was launched at Christchurch Women’s Prison on Monday 28 August, setting out a new approach for the way we manage women

  • 22 September 2017

    Drug smuggling attempt stamped out

    Staff at Invercargill Prison have thwarted two opportunities for drug smuggling this week, after finding cannabis under the postage stamps of incoming prisoner mail.

  • News

    19 September 2017

    Changes for child visitors to prisons

    Changes to the Corrections Regulations set a new age for child visitors and introduce a new review process for all prisoners and visitors.

  • Media release

    02 August 2017

    Ombudsman release's Spring Hill Corrections Facility COTA report

    Statement from Corrections on the release of the Ombudsman's inspection report of Spring Hill Corrections Facility under the Crimes of Torture Act.

  • 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.