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.
Read about our work in te reo Māori, Chinese, Fijian, Tongan and Samoan.
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: 19/08/20
We've released a report about the treatment and conditions of older people in the prison network.
Posted on: 11/06/20
As we transition to COVID-19 Level 1, the Office of the Inspectorate will go back to a more normal way of working.
Posted on: 19/05/20
Visits to prisons by my Inspectors restarted in late April after measures were put in place to ensure the safety of all involved during the COVID-19 emergency.