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New Zealand Corrections News Index


Saturday, 5 October
1:54PM CORRECTIONS Sensible sentencing Norwegian style 338

Friday, 4 October
8:33AM CORRECTIONS Three former prison doctors call for inquiry into prison health services 455

Monday, 23 September
6:53AM CORRECTIONS 80% of countries use torture - including New Zealand 492

Saturday, 1 June
6:14PM CORRECTIONS Riot at Prison: Some prisoners being moved from fire, 16 fire appliances at scene 435

Friday, 31 May
9:40AM CORRECTIONS Prison suicides covered up by GP's Royal College 546

Saturday, 30 March
6:02PM CORRECTIONS Rangipo Prison: 'Prison doesn't want people to know' - Exclusive reports 513

Friday, 1 February
2:59PM CORRECTIONS New $1.8 million probation centre for Kapiti Coast 322

Thursday, 3 January
11:59AM CORRECTIONS ' 375

Wednesday, 2 January
12:20PM CORRECTIONS Nurse suspended for 18 weeks on full pay for giving prisoner Raro. 888

Thursday, 20 December
7:22AM CORRECTIONS Officers kill prisoner trying to commit suicide 539

Thursday, 13 December
4:09PM CORRECTIONS New health dependency unit opens at Rimutaka Prison 249

Wednesday, 12 December
2:11PM CORRECTIONS New Bill ensures victims can lay claims against prisoner compensation 152

Tuesday, 11 December
4:44PM CORRECTIONS Concerns with Bain report led to review 223

Thursday, 15 November
7:16AM CORRECTIONS Prisoner's lives not worth saving - the suicide of Kerry Joll 356

Friday, 28 September
12:44PM CORRECTIONS Prisoner education and employment exceeds targets 216

Wednesday, 26 September
3:20PM CORRECTIONS New law to reduce unnecessary parole hearings 251

Thursday, 20 September
1:02PM CORRECTIONS New PPP prison, up to 1300 jobs for South Auckland 232

Wednesday, 12 September
9:13AM CORRECTIONS UC criminologist has grave concerns for the impact on three strikes and out 456

Tuesday, 11 September
8:55PM CORRECTIONS Contract signed for new PPP prison at Wiri 183

Tuesday, 28 August
6:16PM CORRECTIONS Graeme Burton & Murray Wilson have a lot in common - both were set up to fail 351

Friday, 24 August
4:05PM CORRECTIONS Minister opens new Napier probation centre 174
4:04PM CORRECTIONS Minister opens expanded prison drug treatment unit 273

Thursday, 23 August
11:31AM CORRECTIONS Minister opens new Napier probation centre 121

Sunday, 12 August
6:17PM CORRECTIONS Diabetic dying to get out of prison 241

Wednesday, 18 July
1:16PM CORRECTIONS Wellington Police still seeking Daniel Wiari 147

Tuesday, 17 July
5:45PM CORRECTIONS Record number of prisoners in employment training 104

Wednesday, 11 July
11:56AM CORRECTIONS Minister to attend Adelaide corrections conference 107

Friday, 6 July
4:03PM CORRECTIONS Private prison 'progress' an embarrassment 88

Monday, 2 July
9:22PM CORRECTIONS Minister to visit Australian prisons 113
3:36PM CORRECTIONS Smoke-free prisons a success, one year on 119

Thursday, 28 June
6:47PM CORRECTIONS Prisoner compensation restrictions continued 138
6:46PM CORRECTIONS National's wasteful spending on private prisons 192

Wednesday, 27 June
1:33PM CORRECTIONS 24-hour GPS monitoring for high-risk offenders 160

Thursday, 21 June
2:29PM CORRECTIONS $900 million for empty beds 77

Friday, 15 June
5:17PM CORRECTIONS Porirua Police seeking Tema Moke 402

Tuesday, 12 June
3:45PM CORRECTIONS Increased safety for prison officers 109

Monday, 11 June
1:31PM CORRECTIONS Police recapture court escapee after ceiling find 90

Saturday, 9 June
7:13PM CORRECTIONS Escaped Prisoners located 257

Thursday, 7 June
11:15AM CORRECTIONS Police assisting Corrections with breach of security at Waikato Prison 57

Thursday, 31 May
12:12PM CORRECTIONS Hamilton child sex offender surrenders to Police following media coverage 100

Friday, 25 May
3:38AM CORRECTIONS Setting targets for safer communities, less crime 100

Tuesday, 22 May
7:24PM CORRECTIONS Corrections announcements score zero for ambition 76

Monday, 21 May
4:18PM CORRECTIONS Budget 2012: Reducing reoffending, victims of crime 95

Wednesday, 9 May
12:06PM CORRECTIONS Bill to improve public safety passes first reading 136

Wednesday, 2 May
5:29PM CORRECTIONS Increasing skills and education in prisons 104

Tuesday, 17 April
12:44PM CORRECTIONS Unnecessary parole hearings to be reduced 65

Saturday, 24 March
8:11AM CORRECTIONS It doesn't add up - 1,200 empty beds and a new prison 509

Saturday, 17 March
8:21AM CORRECTIONS Department's double standards (the MIRP doesn't work). 451

Friday, 9 March
7:47PM CORRECTIONS Financial crisis solved - Govt finds $900 million for new prison. 408

Wednesday, 29 February
2:47PM CORRECTIONS Bill to improve corrections system passes first reading 163

Sunday, 26 February
8:46AM CORRECTIONS Corrections Department censors Wikipedia 935

Wednesday, 22 February
3:15PM CORRECTIONS Taupo Police seek escaped prisoner 118

Tuesday, 21 February
10:40PM CORRECTIONS Escaped Prisoner 131
2:16PM CORRECTIONS Corrections fines Serco $150,000 & pays nothing for same mistake 224
2:00PM CORRECTIONS Escaped prisoner 129

Wednesday, 25 January
3:24PM CORRECTIONS Corrections on the Couch - how victims are revictimised 176

Monday, 23 January
9:16AM CORRECTIONS Dr Pita Sharples: Mo te mahinga kaimoana i tetahi moana rahui 196

Tuesday, 17 January
10:01PM CORRECTIONS Mo te mahinga kaimoana i tetahi moana rahui 220

Thursday, 12 January
6:13PM CORRECTIONS Sent to prison 40 times - the $3 million orange juice 305

Saturday, 17 December
12:40PM CORRECTIONS Prisoners forced to sleep in toilets 403

Sunday, 20 November
11:05AM CORRECTIONS Lock 'em up - we don't care about the cost 390

Tuesday, 15 November
4:07PM CORRECTIONS Workshops to prepare prisoners for Chch rebuild 109

Thursday, 10 November
1:13PM CORRECTIONS LocatingUs Secures Prison Services 59

Sunday, 30 October
8:14AM CORRECTIONS Prisons improve public safety - no they don't! 196

Wednesday, 26 October
12:25PM CORRECTIONS Bail laws to be strengthened to protect public safety 218

Saturday, 22 October
7:59PM CORRECTIONS Prisoner nearly dies after nurses refuse to help: 637

Tuesday, 18 October
5:52PM CORRECTIONS Prisoner bill knocks out safeguards 112

Friday, 14 October
2:53PM CORRECTIONS New Bills will improve corrections system 153

Tuesday, 11 October
6:07PM CORRECTIONS Prison escaper elusive to catch 317

Monday, 10 October
8:30AM CORRECTIONS Prison escape - Mt Eden 219

Wednesday, 5 October
8:47PM CORRECTIONS Myths about prisoner training - more deceitful statistics. 385
4:14PM CORRECTIONS Prisoner training goal achieved early 161

Tuesday, 27 September
1:12PM CORRECTIONS Minister opens ninth prison Drug Treatment Unit 113

Thursday, 22 September
4:18PM CORRECTIONS New units to benefit prison mums, babies 128

Friday, 16 September
6:26AM CORRECTIONS 14,000 prisoners on remand excluded from rehabilitation every year: 324

Wednesday, 7 September
7:28AM CORRECTIONS Corrections' statistics a distortion of reality: 319

Tuesday, 6 September
6:51PM CORRECTIONS More prisoners gain qualifications 194

Friday, 2 September
11:05PM CORRECTIONS The $6 million men at Corrections. 500

Thursday, 1 September
3:29PM CORRECTIONS Corrections welcomes new uniform 96
3:13PM CORRECTIONS Hamilton second city to benefit from court audio- visual links 96

Tuesday, 30 August
6:19PM CORRECTIONS Use of imprisonment: NZ a peaceful but unforgiving society 440

Sunday, 28 August
7:29AM CORRECTIONS The fallacy of deterrence – campaign of misinformation perpetrated by Minister of Corrections 304

Friday, 26 August
5:19PM CORRECTIONS Reintegration units will revolutionise society - yeah right! 310

Wednesday, 24 August
12:21AM CORRECTIONS 7,000 prisoners on short sentences excluded from rehabilitation: 376

Tuesday, 23 August
5:19AM CORRECTIONS $11 million wasted on prison cell phone blockers that don't work: 652

Monday, 22 August
5:40PM CORRECTIONS Four murders weren't enough. 277
12:14AM CORRECTIONS Illiterate prisoners not allowed to attend rehabilitation. 539

Sunday, 21 August
4:11AM CORRECTIONS Rearranging the deck chairs on the ship of Corrections. 510

Saturday, 20 August
8:17AM CORRECTIONS Only 5% of prisoners receive drug treatment in prison 385

Thursday, 18 August
7:04AM CORRECTIONS Parole Board 'flying blind' - Judge Carruthers. 268

Wednesday, 17 August
8:00PM CORRECTIONS Why the Corrections Department fails to correct: 259
5:03PM CORRECTIONS Corrections hailed for smoking ban success 101

Friday, 12 August
5:16PM CORRECTIONS A new Habitat for Humanity house is under construction at Hawke's Bay prison 188

Wednesday, 3 August
3:22PM CORRECTIONS Case management to boost prisoner rehab 110

Wednesday, 20 July
3:13PM CORRECTIONS Fresh Start reforms in operation: a progress reportFresh Start reforms in operation: a progress report 126

Tuesday, 19 July
5:54PM CORRECTIONS Probation compliance rates double 104

Friday, 15 July
10:07AM CORRECTIONS Whare Oranga Ake opening a national milestone 168

Wednesday, 13 July
4:02PM CORRECTIONS Prison escapes at all-time low 131

Friday, 8 July
4:07PM CORRECTIONS Bill for assaults on Police, Corrections officers back from select committee 120

Thursday, 7 July
2:57PM CORRECTIONS Drivers of Crime: Prisoner rehab boost aims to cut reoffending 190


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