23 December 2019
Iconic Dames perform for women in prison
New Zealand national treasures Dame Lynda and Dame Jools Topp recently performed at Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility following a New Zealand Howard League graduation.
19 December 2019
Prisoners build house for a whānau in need
Men at Rimutaka Prison built a house and gained new skills thanks to a partnership with WelTec, Kāinga Ora and Corrections.
04 December 2019
Given for You project reaches Arohata Prison
Women in prison receive care packages to help them feel valued and empowered.
25 November 2019
Children's book launched at Arohata
Stardust, a children’s picture book about having a parent in prison was officially launched at Arohata Prison.
14 November 2019
Independent review of prisoner mail management released
The independent review into the prisoner mail system has today been released, with Corrections accepting all 13 recommendations.
13 November 2019
Kindness-based programme a recipe for success
We're marking World Kindness Day by acknowledging the work Good Bitches Baking does spreading kindness through baked goods.
11 November 2019
Te Reo app connects staff with language and culture
We're encouraging our staff to learn te Reo Māori through a handy mobile application.
31 October 2019
Mowers for Families
Eight families in Whanganui will benefit from lawnmowers recycled in Whanganui Prison’s small motors workshop.
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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.