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Corrections is working on non-removable monitoring bracelets after figures revealed up to 47 offenders were missing at any one time.
Forty-seven people on a single day in January were unaccounted for after removing their electronic monitoring bracelets, official figures show.
Corrections Minister Judith Collins is defending commenting on a judge's decision, after being told she should should keep out of judges' court decisions. Audio
A man who went on the run after removing his electronic monitoring bracelet in Upper Hut has been arrested.
The president of the Criminal Bar Association says newly appointed Corrections Minister Judith Collins should keep her nose out of court judges' decisions. Audio
It was the wrong call to put a man with a history of evading police on electronically monitored bail, Police and Corrections Minister Judith Collins says. Audio
The government has announced an extra $17.6 million funding for the Department of Corrections. Audio
A convicted child sex offender is in court once again today after he was arrested a day after he removed his electronic monitoring anklet. Jacinda Ardern is Labour's justice spokesperson. Audio
A convicted sex offender at large for more than 24 hours after the removal of his electronic monitor is now in custody.
A bill to extend electronic monitoring to more released prisoners could increase the prison population, MPs have been told.