Department of Corrections
The Department of Corrections enforces the sentences and orders of the criminal courts and parole board. Corrections improves public safety by ensuring sentence compliance and works to reduce re-offending by providing offenders with rehabilitation programmes, education and job training.
Contact details for prisons and community-based services.
Quarterly results show latest prison performance.
We are looking for people who want to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
Read how we are creating better lives, safer communities and fewer victims.
- 31 Jan 2013:
Corrections News January-February 2013
Read the latest edition of Corrections News including an update on GPS monitoring, the new High Dependency Unit at Rimutaka Prison and international recognition for the Probation Change Programme.
- 25 Jan 2013:
Community Works December 2012
Offenders on Community Work have usefully been carving a cycle track in Rotorua, cleaning up a vast stretch of coastline and actively involved in plenty of other projects.
- 19 Dec 2012:
Corrections News November-December 2012
Read the latest issue of Corrections News featuring an article on the Joining Forces programme.
- 18 Dec 2012:
CorrVolunteer December 2012
This is our last issue of CorrVolunteer. It provides superb examples of the outstanding contributions our volunteers make in contributing to our aim of reducing re-offending by 25% by 2017.