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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Mt Eden Corrections Facility
Government approved the construction of an accommodation block (Building C) at MECF when it was originally planned in 2010. The new building will provide accommodation for an additional 245 remand prisoners.