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Inspection Report For Manawatū Prison Released

Monday, 12 February 2024, 12:00 pm | Office of the Inspectorate

The Office of the Inspectorate has released an inspection report for Manawatū Prison - the Inspectorate’s first inspection of an entire prison site since the end of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Chief Inspector Janis Adair said that since the ... More >>

Inspectorate Report Examines Women In Prison Who Have Young Children

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 1:07 pm | Office of the Inspectorate

The Office of the Inspectorate | Te Tari Tirohia has released a report into how pregnant women and those with children under 24 months are managed in New Zealand’s three women’s prisons. “I commissioned this thematic inspection to review the ... More >>

Many NZ Prisoners Likely To Have Experienced Solitary Confinement

Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 9:48 am | Office of the Inspectorate

A significant new report has found that many New Zealand prisoners are managed in isolation, with potential profound and long-lasting physical and psychological effects. The independent Office of the Inspectorate | Te Tari Tirohia today released a report ... More >>

Review Initiated Into Use Of Segregation And Use Of Force In Prisons

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 2:15 pm | Office of the Inspectorate

The Office of the Inspectorate today launched a review into the use of directed segregation (or similar regime) and use of force in New Zealand prisons. “The areas examined by this review will provide contemporary insights across the prison network,” ... More >>

Office Of The Inspectorate Releases Three Reports About Women In Prison

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 11:18 am | Office of the Inspectorate

The Office of the Inspectorate today released three reports which aim to focus and strengthen Department of Corrections’ efforts to make significant and lasting changes in its women’s prison network. “These reports examine the challenges that women ... More >>

Report Examining Inter-prison Transfers Released

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 10:11 am | Office of the Inspectorate

The Office of the Inspectorate today released a report that examines why and how people are moved between prisons. The thematic report examines the rationale and challenges of prisoner transfers. It also provides insights into the impacts of transfers ... More >>

Inspection Report For Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility Released

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 12:02 pm | Office of the Inspectorate

The Office of the Inspectorate Te Tari Tirohia has released its inspection report for Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility. “The report highlights a number of challenges this site has faced over recent years with the volume of maximum security, ... More >>

Office Of The Inspectorate Releases Inspection Report For Rimutaka Prison

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 12:29 pm | Office of the Inspectorate

The inspection report for Rimutaka Prison has been released by the Office of the Inspectorate today. “Prison inspections aim to provide assurance that people in the care of the Department of Corrections are treated fairly, safely and humanely, ... More >>

Management Of Older People In The Prison Network

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 2:45 pm | Office of the Inspectorate

The Office of the Inspectorate today released a report about the treatment and conditions of older people in the prison network. “Older prisoners present a range of issues, mainly health-related, which require special management to ensure their imprisonment ... More >>

Follow-up inspection report for Manawatu Prison released

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 2:24 pm | Office of the Inspectorate

The report details an unannounced follow-up inspection, the first in a new phase of inspections of all 18 New Zealand prisons by the Office of the Inspectorate. This follows the first phase of inspections, where all prisons were inspected in a process ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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