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Puppies in Prison programme a howling success

Corrections and Mobility Dogs are celebrating a ten-long year partnership which has seen prisoners train 250 service dogs to support people living with disabilities.

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  • 19 February 2020

    Manawatu Prison follow up report shows improvement

    Corrections acknowledges the release of the follow up report into Manawatu Prison and is pleased to note that there has been good progress made on site improvements since the initial inspection in 2017.

  • 12 February 2020

    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.

  • 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.