News

Award for Whanganui Prison Nurse

Whanganui Prison nurse Te Rina Lind has won the Marie Jarden Memorial Award for the Most Professional Nursing Graduate.

  • News

    21 June 2017

    New employment partnership for 150 jobs for offenders across New Zealand

    Corrections is working with one of New Zealand’s largest labour hire companies to help find jobs for 150 offenders across the country.

  • News

    21 June 2017

    Virtual visits helping connect families with loved ones in prison

    Virtual visits at New Plymouth Community Corrections are connecting Taranaki families with their loved ones in Whanganui Prison.

  • Media release

    01 June 2017

    Release of Ombudsman's Inspection Reports

    Between Aug 2011-Nov 2012 Inspectors from the Ombudsman’s Office made visits to Rolleston Prison, Auckland Prison Directed Segregation Facilities, Rimutaka Prison Upper Prison, Tongariro Prison, Auckland Prison, Waikeria Prison, Arohata Prison, and Hawkes Bay Regional Prison. Rolleston was also visited in April 2016. Reports from these visits have been requested under the Official Information Act. In the interests of transparency, Corrections has released the reports relating to inspections of the prisons, subject to some redactions for security reasons.

  • 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.