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Meet Pippa

Since receiving the prestigious Minister’s Excellence Award when she graduated as a Corrections Officer six years ago, she’s worked her way up the ranks to Deputy Prison Director at Arohata Prison.

All news View news from: 2019 2018

  • 30 January 2020

    Labelling of prisoner mail

    Following the independent review into the prisoner mail system, Corrections accepted all 13 recommendations and is making a number of changes to strengthen the management of prisoner mail.

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    27 January 2020

    Dog Squad: Puppy School premieres on TVNZ1

    Brand new TV series Dog Squad: Puppy Schools follows three service dogs in training behind the wire.

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    17 January 2020

    SHCF Health Centre fully staffed and thriving

    Spring Hill Health Centre has an exciting start to the new year with 14 new staff members.

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    17 January 2020

    Corrections a whānau affair

    Mother and daughter Corrections Officers Sarai and Latisha Morris share their story about working for the Department for National Corrections Day.

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    07 January 2020

    Donations on track to Samoa

    Corrections staff have been collecting goods and making donations to support families affected by the measles outbreak in Samoa.

  • 30 December 2019

    Quilts a heartwarming donation

    Social, artistic, and fine motor skills, as well as sewing machine maintenance, are a few of the skills gained by men at Tongariro Prison participating in a quilting programme.

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    23 December 2019

    Iconic Dames perform for women in prison

    New Zealand national treasures Dame Lynda and Dame Jools Topp recently performed at Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility following a New Zealand Howard League graduation.

  • 04 December 2019

    Given for You project reaches Arohata Prison

    Women in prison receive care packages to help them feel valued and empowered.

  • Media release

    31 October 2019

    NRCF receives a positive report from Inspector

    Independent Inspectorate report finds NRCF is operating well and working hard to manage the challenges it is facing.