Arohata Prison

Below is official information.

The reality is very different as was shown in the NSW Inspector’s Report.

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Name of General Manager
Year of Establishment1944
Postal AddressPrivate Bag 51901
Wellington 5249
Street Address1 Main Rd
Wellington 5028
How to Get There
Phone no.(04) 231 3000
Number of Staff
Health Care Services
Education & Skill DevelopmentEmployment:



-Asset maintenance

-Grounds maintenance

Level of SecurityLow to high women prisoners
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside World
Time Out of Cell
RemarksFeeding and bonding facilities are available to remand and high security women prisoners.

Some prisoners with babies and children up to the age of 24 months may be eligible to live in self-care units where they can bond in a safe and supportive environment.

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