20 Dec 2023

Police investigation finds corruption at Rimutaka Prison

From Morning Report, 7:47 am on 20 December 2023

The union for corrections staff says it had been sounding the alarm about corruption at Rimutaka Prison for years before complaints were taken seriously.

A three-year police investigation has revealed staff were allegedly bribed with sex and money to take contraband into the prison, and six people have now been charged.

Corrections Association president Floyd du Plessis spoke to Charlotte Cook.