Auckland Prison, also known as Paremoremo, is located on Auckland's North Shore and contains New Zealand’s only specialist maximum-security prison unit.
Phone: (09) 442 6600
Private Bag 50124
Security classification: Minimum to maximum security men
Year established: 1968
To book a visit call 0800 256 566
Please note that bookings for weekend visits must be made by 4pm on the Wednesday before.
|Hospitality and Catering||50||Prisoners provide the prison population with three nutritional meals a day from the national menu. Prisoners are trained in the state of the art cook/chill kitchen, a functions kitchen and staff/visitors café. All areas of prison catering operate under an approved food safety programme. Prisoners are supported to learn on the job towards Level 2 and 3 New Zealand Certificate in hospitality and catering qualifications.|
|Laundry||19||The laundry provides commercial laundry services to the Prison and contract work for external clients as required. Prisoners process, clean, dry press, and distribute laundry products.|
|13||Facilities Maintenance work parties maintain and beautify Corrections land and buildings through painting, cleaning, mowing trimming, planting and maintaining gardens. Prisoners are supported to learn on the job towards Level 2 and 3 New Zealand Certificate in a range of horticultural disciplines.|
|Engineering||75||Mechanical Engineering, provide engineering training, services and products for internal and external contracts. Prisoners employed in this activity are employed to fabricate, machine, cut, and weld varying grades of steel to produce engineering solutions. Prisoners are supported to learn on the job towards Level 2 and 3 New Zealand Certificate in a range of engineering and manufacturing qualifications.|
|30||The manufacturing workshop assembles lighting fixtures and components under contract. Prisoners work in a commercial assembly production environment. Prisoners are supported to learn on the job towards the New Zealand Certificate in Manufacturing Level 2.|
|34||The nursery operation provides plants, flowers, and seedlings to external clients under contract. Prisoners undertake a range of production horticulture activities from preparing and planting, understanding and caring for plants, to potting and transporting seedlings. Prisoners are supported to learn on the job towards Level 2 and 3 New Zealand Certificate in a range of horticultural disciplines.|
|Joinery||24||Joinery provides training, processed timber products and joinery services to external clients. Prisoners undertake a range of joinery and construction activities including; processing timber, using specialist joinery tooling and equipment, and manufacturing products to industry standards. Prisoners are supported to learn on the job towards Level 1, 2 and 3 New Zealand Certificates in building and carpentry.|