31 October 2019
NRCF receives a positive report from Inspector
Independent Inspectorate report finds NRCF is operating well and working hard to manage the challenges it is facing.
04 October 2019
Celebration of art, culture and community
Around 80 guests enjoyed a musical performance by members of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and men in the Christchurch Men’s Prison Navigate Initiative.
03 October 2019
Top chef patron to 54 new recruits
Fifty-four new recruits were joined by chef and Cohort 50 Patron, Martin Bosley, in celebrating their success at a graduation ceremony in Upper Hutt.
02 October 2019
New partnership helps feed local children in Milton
A new collaborative initiative is underway in Milton, Otago to feed lunch to local school children during term time.
01 October 2019
Rescue kittens helping women in prison
1 News visited Arohata Upper Prison to find out more about our kitten fostering programme.
01 October 2019
Pioneering women in prison design a new future
A group of eight women at Arohata Upper Prison are the first women in prison to achieve an NCEA Level 2 Graphic Design and Computer Graphics.
30 September 2019
Changing lives at Waikeria Prison's Te Tirohanga whare
Prisoners are called by their first name and there are beanbags instead of tables in the visitors' room.
26 September 2019
Tongariro Prison gets another positive report
The Corrections independent Inspectorate's report into Tongariro Prison has determined that the prison was operating well, treating prisoners with respect and had low levels of violence and intimidation.
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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.