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Saturday, 5 October 2013
CORRECTIONS 1:54PM
Sensible sentencing Norwegian style Articles in Britain's Guardian newspaper describe how prisoners are treated like human beings on Bastoy Island. By ADAC
187 views


Friday, 4 October 2013
CORRECTIONS 8:33AM
Three former prison doctors call for inquiry into prison health services "It's a miracle no one died." By ADAC
210 views


Monday, 23 September 2013
CORRECTIONS 6:53AM
80% of countries use torture - including New Zealand The Corrections Department subjects prisoners to commonly used psychological torture techniques. By ADAC
236 views


Saturday, 1 June 2013
CORRECTIONS 6:14PM
Riot at Prison: Some prisoners being moved from fire, 16 fire appliances at scene Police are calling an incident at Spring Hill Prison serious this evening with injuries and more, one reporter from infonews.co.nz we have on stand-by from near the prison while reporters are working around the clock to find you the latest. By Dribble NZ News Now
282 views


Friday, 31 May 2013
CORRECTIONS 9:40AM
Prison suicides covered up by GP's Royal College Since 2008, more than 75 people have died in New Zealand prisons – where the suicide rate is 11 times higher than in the general population. By ADAC
319 views


Saturday, 30 March 2013
CORRECTIONS 6:02PM
Rangipo Prison: 'Prison doesn't want people to know' - Exclusive reports AUCKLAND — EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Late yesterday infonews.co.nz recieving many tip-off's regarding a riot at Rangipo prison which we were told involved three prisoners on top of a roof. By Taranaki Now News
412 views


Friday, 1 February 2013
CORRECTIONS 2:59PM
New $1.8 million probation centre for Kapiti Coast Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has officially opened a new probation centre at Paraparaumu on the Kapiti Coast. By Anne Tolley
126 views


Thursday, 3 January 2013
CORRECTIONS 11:59AM
' By ADAC
275 views


Wednesday, 2 January 2013
CORRECTIONS 12:20PM
Nurse suspended for 18 weeks on full pay for giving prisoner Raro. Emily Wilson has been a nurse for 30 years but was suspended after an act of kindness to a dehydrated prisoner. By ADAC
563 views


Thursday, 20 December 2012
CORRECTIONS 7:22AM
Officers kill prisoner trying to commit suicide The coroner's report into the death of Nicholas Harris in Waikeria prison last year found officers were 'justified' in their behaviour. By ADAC
343 views


Thursday, 13 December 2012
CORRECTIONS 4:09PM
New health dependency unit opens at Rimutaka Prison Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has officially opened a new High Dependency Unit at Rimutaka Prison, the first of its kind in New Zealand. By Anne Tolley
145 views


Wednesday, 12 December 2012
CORRECTIONS 2:11PM
New Bill ensures victims can lay claims against prisoner compensation A Bill to ensure victims of crime can continue to seek a share of compensation received by prisoners passed its first reading in Parliament last night. By Judith Collins
50 views


Tuesday, 11 December 2012
CORRECTIONS 4:44PM
Concerns with Bain report led to review By Judith Collins
118 views


Thursday, 15 November 2012
CORRECTIONS 7:16AM
Prisoner's lives not worth saving - the suicide of Kerry Joll The Dominion Post has just reported the outcome of the coroner's inquiry into the suicide of Kerry Joll. By ADAC
226 views


Friday, 28 September 2012
CORRECTIONS 12:44PM
Prisoner education and employment exceeds targets Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says targets for prisoners engaged in education and employment have been exceeded by more than 100 per cent. By Anne Tolley
113 views


Wednesday, 26 September 2012
CORRECTIONS 3:20PM
New law to reduce unnecessary parole hearings Justice Minister Judith Collins has introduced legislation to reduce stress and anxiety for victims of crime by cutting back on up to 800 unnecessary parole hearings for offenders each year. By Judith Collins
154 views


Thursday, 20 September 2012
CORRECTIONS 1:02PM
New PPP prison, up to 1300 jobs for South Auckland Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has today turned the sod for the new 960-bed men’s prison at Wiri in South Auckland. By Anne Tolley
137 views


Wednesday, 12 September 2012
CORRECTIONS 9:13AM
UC criminologist has grave concerns for the impact on three strikes and out CHRISTCHURCH — University of Canterbury (UC) criminologist Greg Newbold has grave concerns about the impact on New Zealand society of the 2010 'three strikes and you're out' law.
306 views


Tuesday, 11 September 2012
CORRECTIONS 8:55PM
Contract signed for new PPP prison at Wiri Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says a contract has been signed allowing the SecureFuture consortium to design, finance, build, operate and maintain the new 960-bed public-private partnership (PPP) prison at Wiri, South Auckland. By Anne Tolley
92 views


Tuesday, 28 August 2012
CORRECTIONS 6:16PM
Graeme Burton & Murray Wilson have a lot in common - both were set up to fail Murray Wilson, aka the 'Beast of Blenheim' –  committed his crimes well over 18 years ago.
194 views


Friday, 24 August 2012
CORRECTIONS 4:05PM
Minister opens new Napier probation centre
80 views


CORRECTIONS 4:04PM
Minister opens expanded prison drug treatment unit Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has officially opened the expanded drug and alcohol treatment unit at Hawke’s Bay Prison, as part of the Government’s target of reducing reoffending by 25 per cent by 2017.
167 views




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Beehive: Corrections z z CORRECTIONS
Department of Corrections www.corrections.govt.nz/ z z CORRECTIONS
Prison Fellowship New Zealand www.pfnz.org.nz/ z z CORRECTIONS
Rethinking Crime and Punishment www.rethinking.org.nz/ z z CORRECTIONS
Sensible Sentencing Trust New Zealand www.safe-nz.org.nz/ z z CORRECTIONS
Statistics New Zealand: Corrections www.stats.govt.nz/people/justice-crime/corrections.htm z z CORRECTIONS

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