Inquiries & Reviews
25 July 2023
This page provides Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture inspection reports, subject to some redactions for security reasons.
Kia Whaitake - Making a Difference: Investigation into Ara Poutama Aotearoa Department of Corrections
The Chief Ombudsman was concerned about the same issues coming up in prisons. Read an overview of the report and our response.
We work closely with monitoring entities to ensure we meet our stewardship obligations, our accountabilities to the people of Aotearoa New Zealand, and our obligations to people we manage.
The Office of the Inspectorate works to ensure that all prisoners are treated in a way that is fair, safe, secure and humane.
12 January 2021
Corrections has proactively shared the Terms of Reference for the two separate inquiries into the Waikeria Prison incident which started 29 December 2020.
Phillip Smith (Phillip Traynor) reports.
Reports into the riot at Spring Hill Corrections Facility on 1 June 2013.
15 April 2017
Summary of an Operational Review into the management of a prisoner transferred between units at Christchurch Men's Prison.
08 November 2016
Review of Gang Connections of External Providers - View Review of Gang Connections of External Providers PDF 338.9 KB
Review of the vetting, induction, training and gang connections of external providers.
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