Inspectorate report examines women in prison who have young children
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.
Inspection of Prisoners of Extreme Risk Unit announced
Posted on: 21/06/23
The Office of the Inspectorate has scheduled an announced inspection of the Prisoners of Extreme Risk Unit (PERU) to take place from Monday 24 July to Thursday 27 July 2023.
Inspectorate report finds many prisoners likely to have experienced solitary confinement
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.
Prison inspections resume with visit to Manawatu Prison
Posted on: 01/05/23
The Office of the Inspectorate has resumed its programme of prison inspections, starting with Manawatu Prison, to be followed by Christchurch Men’s Prison and Northland Region Corrections Facility lat…
Inspection Standards to guide prison inspections
Posted on: 04/04/23
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Shining a light on women in New Zealand prisons
Posted on: 03/02/23
Chief Inspector Janis Adair has contributed to the Expert Network on External Prison Oversight and Human Rights' newsletter about women in prison. Read her article about the Inspectorate's work.