Releases

Corrections
Thu 7 Jul 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins has congratulated the 22 graduates who today started their new roles as Corrections Officers. “Corrections is undergoing a major recruitment drive and it is heartening to see so many high quality recruits joining the Department of Corrections’ frontline. ...
Corrections
Thu 7 Jul 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins has congratulated the 22 graduates who today started their new roles as Corrections Officers. “Corrections is undergoing a major recruitment drive and it is heartening to see so many high quality recruits joining the Department of Corrections’ frontline. ...
Corrections
Thu 7 Jul 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins will discuss issues of common interest with her Australian counterparts in Wellington this week. Ms Collins will attend the Corrective Services Ministers' Conference, which is being hosted by New Zealand on 7-8 July. The Conference brings together all Australian state, territory, and New Zealand ministers responsible for correctional services. ...
Corrections
Thu 7 Jul 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins will discuss issues of common interest with her Australian counterparts in Wellington this week. Ms Collins will attend the Corrective Services Ministers' Conference, which is being hosted by New Zealand on 7-8 July. The Conference brings together all Australian state, territory, and New Zealand ministers responsible for correctional services. ...
Corrections
Fri 1 Jul 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins says prisons are safer and healthier since smoking was banned five years ago today. On 1 July 2011, tobacco products, matches and lighters became unauthorised items in New Zealand prisons. “I was Minister of Corrections at the time and I asked Corrections to ban smoking in prisons because I was deeply concerned about both the health risks of second-hand smoke and the safety risks of lighters and matches. ...
Corrections
Fri 1 Jul 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins says prisons are safer and healthier since smoking was banned five years ago today. On 1 July 2011, tobacco products, matches and lighters became unauthorised items in New Zealand prisons. “I was Minister of Corrections at the time and I asked Corrections to ban smoking in prisons because I was deeply concerned about both the health risks of second-hand smoke and the safety risks of lighters and matches. ...
Corrections
Thu 23 Jun 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins today officially opened the refurbished Panmure Community Corrections site in Jellicoe Road, Auckland.  The refurbishment of the Panmure site is part of a five-year nation-wide renewal programme to make Community Corrections’ sites more secure, and better equipped to keep staff and visitors safe while supporting offenders. The Panmure site has a new-look reception area with improved safety features, including closed-circuit camera surveillance, duress alarms, and better lines of sight.
Corrections
Thu 23 Jun 2016
Corrections Minister Judith Collins today officially opened the refurbished Panmure Community Corrections site in Jellicoe Road, Auckland.  The refurbishment of the Panmure site is part of a five-year nation-wide renewal programme to make Community Corrections’ sites more secure, and better equipped to keep staff and visitors safe while supporting offenders. The Panmure site has a new-look reception area with improved safety features, including closed-circuit camera surveillance, duress alarms, and better lines of sight.