5 Jan 2021

Waikeria 'old, decrepit, bordering on inhumane' - Ombudsman

From Morning Report, 8:20 am on 5 January 2021

In August, the Office of the Ombudsman published a report into an unannounced inspection of Waikeria prison.

It said that while the low security areas were well maintained, the high security areas were not fit for purpose and this was seriously affecting the treatment of prisoners.

Chief ombudsman Peter Boshier spoke to Te Aniwa Hurihanganui.