Read research undertaken by Corrections.
Ara Poutama Aotearoa supports a wide variety of research and values evidence-based insights and practice. This page provides information for people who wish to carry out research with our staff, people we manage, at our facilities or using our data.
11 June 2021
To promote good practice and encourage professionalism, Corrections publishes 'Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal'.
22 March 2021
The 2015 evaluation of the Tai Aroha special treatment unit was an in-depth analysis of the effectiveness of the programme.
14 June 2016
Comorbid substance use disorders and mental health disorders among New Zealand prisoners - View Comorbid substance use disorders and mental health disorders among New Zealand prisoners PDF 3.0 MB
The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and co-occurrence of mental health and substance use disorders among New Zealand prisoners.
23 February 2016
Women's Experiences of Re-offending and Rehabilitation - View Women's Experiences of Re-offending and Rehabilitation PDF 722.1 KB
This research was focused on the narratives of a group of women in New Zealand who had served sentences managed by the Department of Corrections, had received some form of rehabilitation, but nevertheless had re-offended.
21 July 2015
A series of reports that focus on particular sub-groups of the corrections volumes report.
05 November 2013
Formative Evaluation of the Mothers with Babies Units - View Formative Evaluation of the Mothers with Babies Units PDF 1.3 MB
Report on phase three of the formative evaluation of the Mothers with Babies Units, June 2013
16 October 2013
Synthesis of Selected Literature on what works for Maori.
20 February 2013
This literature and research review looked at the status of domestic violence interventions in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, United States and New Zealand (2012).
20 February 2013
A formative evaluation of the 'Tai Aroha' residential community-based programme for high-risk offenders (2012).
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