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  • 19 May 2020

    How Corrections is responding

    Corrections COVID-19 coronavirus FAQs page.

  • 13 May 2020

    Youth Champions

    Meet some of our Youth Champions who give young people in our care what they need to grow as individuals.

  • 05 May 2020

    Inspection finds Waikeria Prison making good progress

    A follow-up inspection finds Waikeria Prison has made good progress against the findings from the initial inspection in 2017.

  • 23 March 2020

    COVID 19: Prison visits and community work temporarily suspended

    From tomorrow we are temporarily suspending all community work activities, and private and volunteer visits, release to work activities and other non-essential movements in and out of our prison sites.

  • 13 March 2020

    COVID 19 - NZ Government Response

    Guidance on COVID-19 including travel restrictions, and education and business advice.

  • 27 February 2020

    Waikeria Prison health team recognised

    Three members of the dedicated and hard-working Waikeria Prison health team were recognised at an awards ceremony.

  • 24 February 2020

    Puppies in Prison programme a howling success

    Corrections and Mobility Dogs are celebrating a ten-long year partnership which has seen prisoners train 250 service dogs to support people living with disabilities.

  • 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

    Meet Pippa

    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.

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