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

    20 March 2017

    WOMAD set up given helping hand

    Setting up fencing, pop-up tents and recycling stations are some of the things community offenders did to help with this year’s WOMAD festival in New Plymouth.

  • Media release

    17 March 2017

    Test Release of Ombudsman’s report: A question of restraint

    The Chief Ombudsman today released a report under the Crimes of Torture Act 1989 into the care and management of prisoners at risk of self-harm based upon observations in five prisons over the period July 2015-June 2016.

  • News

    15 March 2017

    Local employers support offenders with jobs and a new start

    Peter Close is one of Corrections Employment Placement Coordinators. He is out and about in Southland, talking to employers and matching people with offending histories with employers willing to give someone another chance.

  • Media release

    01 March 2017

    Release of Ombudsman’s report: A question of restraint

    The Chief Ombudsman today released a report under the Crimes of Torture Act 1989 into the care and management of prisoners at risk of self-harm based upon observations in five prisons over the period July 2015-June 2016.

  • 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.