News - 2016
07 October 2016
A new partnership with Hokonui Marae will see prisoners help with restoration of over 10,000 acres of Mataura wetland and native bush.
03 October 2016
Offenders from Ohakune, Raetihi and Taumarunui have contributed approximately 720 hours to the collaborative project.
07 September 2016
This year marks a significant milestone for Corrections’ Dog Section as it celebrates 25 years since the first Corrections drug detector dogs were used in New Zealand prisons.
02 August 2016
This month Corrections is marking 130 years since New Zealand became the first country in the world to introduce a probation system.
21 July 2016
New rules to make visiting prison safer for children take effect on 1 September.
20 July 2016
Hearing about an actor's personal battle with depression will benefit prisoners in Rimutaka's Te Whare Manaakitanga Special Treatment Unit (STU).
18 July 2016
Four Manawatu Prison staff have been recognised for their efforts in saving prisoners' lives in two separate events at the prison.
06 July 2016
Terms of Reference for the review of gang connections of approved volunteers and others providing services into prisons
On Thursday 30 June 2016, the Chief Executive was made aware that an approved Kaiwhakamana who provides voluntary services to Whanganui Prison is an active gang member.
23 June 2016
It was a fond farewell for the third house built by prisoners at Northland Region Corrections Facility as it was lifted over the wire to become a new home for a single mum and her three children.
21 June 2016
On Thursday 16 June around 20 community-based offenders from across the Wellington district took part in a joint initiative between Community Corrections, Wellington District Police, the NZ Fire Service and Upper Hutt City Council to drive home the ripple effect of drink driving.
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