About this site

This is a New Zealand government website owned and maintained by the Department of Corrections.

Our websites contain information about:

  • prison and community sentences
  • release and parole information
  • training, education and rehabilitation programmes for offenders
  • careers and recruitment
  • resources such as our annual report, statement of intent, facts and statistics and research reports on aspects of the criminal justice system.

Linking to this site

To link to our site you must follow these linking guidelines:

  • when someone clicks on a corrections.govt.nz link on your website, they must view the site full screen, not within a frame. Using frames to display corrections.govt.nz is not permitted.
  • you or your website must not misrepresent your relationship with corrections.govt.nz, or refer to corrections.govt.nz as a ‘partner site’ unless you have express and written permission to do so.


Each time a visitor comes to our websites, basic technical information, such as the visitor’s domain name, referral data, and browser type is collected.

This information is aggregated (in a way that does not allow for the identification of any individual) with information from other visitors for management reporting and statistical purposes and to assist in the development of the website.

Visitors can also voluntarily provide personal information through our enquiries and publications requests web page.

Any information collected by or submitted to us will not be disclosed by us to any other person in a form that will identify any individual except in the following circumstances:

  • where you have consented to such disclosure
  • where such disclosure is required or permitted by the Privacy Act 1993
  • otherwise required or permitted by law.

If you have any questions contact: info@corrections.govt.nz


If you’re having trouble using any aspect of this website or accessing any content, please let us know.

Contact us at webmaster@corrections.govt.nz.

Disclaimer and copyright

Read the copyright and terms of use for this website.

Contact details

Visit our contact us page.

For feedback and queries related to the website email: webmaster@corrections.govt.nz.