Fifty-four new recruits were joined by chef and Cohort 50 Patron, Martin Bosley, in celebrating their success at a graduation ceremony in Upper Hutt.
07 October 2019
Eight families in Whanganui will benefit from lawnmowers recycled in Whanganui Prison’s small motors workshop.
04 October 2019
Around 80 guests enjoyed a musical performance by members of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and men in the Christchurch Men’s Prison Navigate Initiative.
02 October 2019
A new collaborative initiative is underway in Milton, Otago to feed lunch to local school children during term time.
01 October 2019
A group of eight women at Arohata Upper Prison are the first women in prison to achieve an NCEA Level 2 Graphic Design and Computer Graphics.
30 September 2019
Prisoners are called by their first name and there are beanbags instead of tables in the visitors' room.
26 September 2019
The Corrections independent Inspectorate's report into Tongariro Prison has determined that the prison was operating well, treating prisoners with respect and had low levels of violence and intimidation.
12 September 2019
The ombudsman's report found that the general environment of Tongariro Prison was excellent and that cultural provision was well embedded across the site and that the prison could be considered a centre of excellence in terms of establishing and embedding Corrections’ values.