Watch the video: Chief Inspector Janis Adair and Chief Custodial Officer Neil Beales explain why.
The Office of the Inspectorate has released its Inspection Standards which guide how prison inspections take place.
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The Office of the Inspectorate works to ensure that all prisoners are treated in a way that is fair, safe, secure and humane.
Watch the video for more information about the Office of the Inspectorate from Chief Inspector Janis Adair.
Posted on: 09/10/23
In December 2023, a team from the Office of the Inspectorate will visit Rimutaka Prison to complete fieldwork for an announced prison inspection.
Posted on: 28/09/23
The Office of the Inspectorate 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.
Posted on: 13/06/23
A new report finds that many New Zealand prisoners are managed in isolation, with potential profound and long-lasting physical and psychological effects.