News - 2017
14 September 2017
It was third time lucky for detector dog team Karina Thomas (KT) and Jesse who took out first place in the narcotic detector dog category at this year’s National Police Dog Trials.
13 September 2017
Corrections staff and a detector dog searching incoming prisoner mail at Manawatu Prison this morning found a package of chess pieces packed with a cannabis leaf and oil.
12 September 2017
The first four boxes have been donated to Russley Playcentre following some maintenance and beautification work undertaken at the site by the Canterbury Corrections community work team.
06 September 2017
Christchurch Men’s Prison is increasing the size of the vegetable garden where prisoners grow produce for local charity, Help for the Homeless.
04 September 2017
Corrections’ new recruit Charmaine Shaw is using her skills as the manager of the South Island Scorpions rugby league team in her new career as a frontline officer
30 August 2017
Initiatives at Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) are helping dads in the prison maintain a connection with their families and build their parenting skills in preparation for release.
28 August 2017
Corrections’ new Women’s Strategy was launched at Christchurch Women’s Prison on Monday 28 August, setting out a new approach for the way we manage women
25 August 2017
Prisoners at Otago Corrections Facility are supporting the Cancer Society and Daffodil day by donating baked goods for a fundraising stand in Milton as part of the annual street appeal.
15 August 2017
Offenders in Balclutha are helping clear and repair farms hit by recent flooding.
11 August 2017
Prisoners engaged in Invercargill Prison horticulture trade training are supporting Cancer Society fundraising with the propagation of more than 4,000 daffodil bulbs.
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