Prisoners doing a full day’s work is nothing new, but National is pretending it’s had an innovative idea to get prisoners working, says New Zealand First.
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New Zealand First says the stabbing of a 29-year-old prisoner at Spring Hill Corrections Facility is another sign that the Department of Corrections is being underfunded.
New Zealand First wants the Government to ensure that appropriate measures have been put in place to protect women prisoners when transgender prisoners are transferred out of male prisons into female prisons.
Asenati Lole-Taylor will be visiting Rimutaka Prison to discuss rehabilitation, psychological services, and Pacific initiatives.
New Zealand First says bureaucratic meddling may destroy rehabilitation programmes for Pacific prisoners in the Vaka Fa’aola Pacific Focus Unit at Spring Hill Corrections Facility.
I rise on behalf of New Zealand First to speak on this Corrections Amendment Bill.
I rise on behalf of New Zealand First to speak to the Corrections Amendment Bill.
New Zealand First’s Short Sharp Sentence Amendment Bill has been plundered by the Government in its move to make prisoners work while behind bars.
Another government privacy breach has been revealed by New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is calling on the Government to tighten controls at the Department of Corrections in the wake of a serious privacy breach where sensitive criminal information was mistakenly faxed to a removal company.
New Zealand First is concerned about an apparent lack of safety at Rimutaka Prison following an incident in which a prisoner and visitor were trapped in a prison visiting booth for several hours.