Friday, 1 February 2013
Police Minister pays tribute to slain officers
Police Minister Anne Tolley has today attended a ceremony to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the tragic deaths of four Police officers.
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.
Thursday, 31 January 2013
Police deserve praise – that's a fact
Police Minister Anne Tolley says Labour is once again trying to mislead the public over Police resources.
Thursday, 13 December 2012
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.
Thursday, 6 December 2012
Arms Amendment Bill passes third reading
Police Minister Anne Tolley says a Bill which clarifies the definition of certain firearms and places controls on the importation of restricted airguns has passed its third reading in Parliament.
Monday, 29 October 2012
Roll out of Neighbourhood Policing Teams complete
Police Minister Anne Tolley says the roll out of Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPTs) across New Zealand has been completed, as the Outer Kaiti NPT in Gisborne becomes fully operational.
Friday, 19 October 2012
Budget claims completely false
Police Minister Anne Tolley says Labour should get its facts right instead of trying to mislead the public over Police funding.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Work under way on Wanaka's $3 million Police station
Police Minister Anne Tolley has today turned the sod for the new Wanaka Police station.
Friday, 5 October 2012
Minister thanks outgoing SFO Chief Executive
The Minister responsible for the Serious Fraud Office, Anne Tolley, has thanked the agency’s outgoing Chief Executive, Adam Feeley, who leaves the position today.
Monday, 1 October 2012
Minister pays tribute to officers on Police Remembrance Day
Police Minister Anne Tolley has honoured Police officers who have lost their lives while on duty, at a service to mark Police Remembrance Day.
Crime continues to fall, focus on prevention continues
Police Minister Anne Tolley says the increased focus on frontline policing and crime prevention will continue, following another drop in recorded crimes.
Friday, 28 September 2012
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.
Thursday, 20 September 2012
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.
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
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.
Thursday, 6 September 2012
Minister opens new $1.6 million police station
Police Minister Anne Tolley has today officially opened the new police station at Rolleston, near Christchurch.
Friday, 24 August 2012
Minister opens new Napier probation centre
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.
Thursday, 23 August 2012
Minister opens new Napier probation centre
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has today officially opened the new Community Probation Centre in Napier.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Minister praises Police for drugs haul
Police Minister Anne Tolley has congratulated Police following a hugely successful six-month campaign targeting cannabis growers and dealers throughout New Zealand.
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
Record number of prisoners in employment training
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says a record number of prisoners are now employed in on-the-job training or trades training programmes which lead to qualifications.
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
Minister to attend Adelaide corrections conference
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley is in Adelaide from 11-13 July to attend a Corrective Services Ministers’ Conference.
Monday, 2 July 2012
Minister to visit Australian prisons
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley is travelling in Australia from 3 - 7 July for visits to prisons, offender reintegration facilities and prisoner employment programmes.
Smoke-free prisons a success, one year on
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says the first anniversary of the ban on smoking in prisons is a significant milestone, with facilities now much safer and healthier for staff and prisoners.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Minister to attend SCPEM meeting in Melbourne
Police Minister Anne Tolley is to attend a meeting of the Standing Council on Police and Emergency Management (SCPEM) in Melbourne on 28 and 29 June.
24-hour GPS monitoring for high-risk offenders
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says 24-hour Global Positioning System (GPS) monitoring of high-risk offenders is to be introduced for the first time in New Zealand to strengthen public safety.
Thursday, 21 June 2012
Car crushing a warning for boy racers
Police Minister Anne Tolley says the first car crushing under laws to crack down on illegal street racing should serve as a warning to boy racers.
Thursday, 14 June 2012
Minister congratulates new police graduates
Police Minister Anne Tolley today awarded graduation certificates to this year’s first intake of police recruits in Porirua.
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Increased safety for prison officers
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says officers in every prison are to have access to pepper spray to improve safety for frontline staff, following a successful twelve-month trial.
Thursday, 31 May 2012
Minister opens new $8.6 million police station
Police Minister Anne Tolley has today officially opened the new Otahuhu police station in Counties Manukau.
Friday, 25 May 2012
Setting targets for safer communities, less crime
Budget 2012 supports better public services by contributing to targets that will reduce prisoner reoffending by 25 per cent by 2017 and result in 18,500 fewer victims of crime every year, Police and Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says.