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22 January 2015

Media release: Offenders in the South Island contribute nearly half a million hours of community support

In 2014, offenders on community work sentences contributed nearly 2.4 million hours of manual work for community and non-profit groups across New Zealand.

21 January 2015

Media release: Literacy and Numeracy programme a first in Invercargill

A partnership programme between the Department of Corrections and YMCA Education Ltd is delivering literacy and numeracy education to Invercargill offenders on community sentences.

13 January 2015

Media release: Prisoner creates copper eagle from scrap

An extraordinary eagle made from copper scrap pipe is going to be one of the items up for auction at the 2015 KidsCan Charitable Trust's auction.

22 December 2014

Media release: Library patronage booming at Canterbury Prisons

Any concerns about a decline in library patronage have proven to be unfounded, especially when it comes to Canterbury's prison libraries.

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