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

    13 June 2017

    Student doctor health clinics a boost to Canterbury offender health

    Corrections and the Christchurch campus of the Otago Medical School, have partnered to deliver the first student-led community health programme from a Community Corrections site in Canterbury.

  • News

    12 June 2017

    Otago Corrections Facility marks 10 year anniversary

    Ten years ago, Corrections closed the old 1896 Dunedin Prison and with that signalled a move to a new style of 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.