- 21 Dec 2011:
Christmas inside the wire
Christmas is a special day for many New Zealanders but for the country's prisoners it will be much the same as any other.
- 19 Dec 2011:
Prison staff going above and beyond the call of duty
From putting out deadly cell fires, to saving drowning swimmers, Corrections Officers have been awarded for their outstanding bravery and quick thinking in a crisis.
- 07 Dec 2011:
New national committee to support prison healthcare
The Department of Corrections has enlisted clinical and cultural experts to support clinical leadership of the healthcare services provided in prisons.
- 23 Nov 2011:
Corrections Department wins Maori Language Award
The Department of Corrections Ara Poutama Aotearoa has won the Government category in this year's Maori Language Awards.
- 18 Nov 2011:
100 years of farming for reforming
It has been a century since Acting Gaoler George W. Reid developed a reformatory farm for a group of prisoners on 1,250 acres of scrubland south of Te Awamutu. Between the banks of Waikeria and Mangatutu Streams, the site now holds one of New Zealand's largest prisons.
- 16 Nov 2011:
Prisoners upskilled for Christchurch rebuild
Corrections and the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) are working together to train prisoners for the rebuild of Christchurch.
- 09 Nov 2011:
PPP procurement process continues
The Department of Corrections has excluded one of the three Respondent consortia being considered for the proposed Public Private Partnership (PPP) men's prison at Wiri from the remainder of the procurement process.
- 26 Oct 2011:
New recruits ready for careers as Corrections Officers
Corrections Chief Executive Ray Smith has welcomed a group of new recruits to the Department, who will now work as Officers in prisons all over New Zealand.
- 18 Oct 2011:
Prisoners take up walking challenge
For the first time ever prisoners are taking part in Auckland?s annual Feetbeat Challenge, looking to reduce stress and get fit by participating in regular walking.
- 14 Oct 2011:
Hawkes Bay and Northland ready for recruits
Hawkes Bay Regional Prison and Northland Region Corrections Facility are to be the latest recipients of new Corrections recruits destined to turn prisoner's lives around.
- 10 Oct 2011:
Prison work dedication recognised under Royal Warrant
If it is true that good judgement comes from experience, twenty four Tongariro/Rangipo Prison staff members will have a raft of insight.
- 07 Oct 2011:
Whanganui Prison staff recognised for contribution to community
Dog handlers, Officers and nurses were among the several Whanganui Prison staff members to be recognised under Royal Warrant for long service to Corrections yesterday.
- 03 Oct 2011:
Corrections a finalist in Maori Language Awards
The Department of Corrections has been named a finalist in the 2011 Maori Language Awards Government category, for excellence in te reo Maori.
- 30 Sep 2011:
Staff spend over 500 years with offenders
Five centuries worth of commitment to their job and community was celebrated today when a group of Corrections employees from Waikeria Prison received long service awards under Royal Warrant from the Department.
- 27 Sep 2011:
New Drug Treatment Unit opens in Whanganui Prison
A new Drug Treatment Unit being opened in Whanganui Prison will be a boost, especially for Maori prisoners.
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