Articles tagged Corrections

New Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis is seen as a great hope by many in the justice reform sector. But being viewed as soft on crime has historically been like swallowing a dead rat for the government. Can he make a difference? Shane Cowlishaw reports.

In this morning's email, we look at what policies a National-New Zealand First Government might adopt, report on Labour's threat of a diverted profit tax and look at the Government's plans to pay Working For Families and collect child support and student loan payments automatically, along with the usual quotes and numbers of the day and one fun thing.


Following a Serco fight-club scandal that left Corrections reeling, a new woman has been placed in charge of keeping tabs on New Zealand’s prisons. Shane Cowlishaw meets the chief inspector.

In today's email we take a deeper look at the Hobsonville housing development,which is the model for the government's planned house building programme.