Rimutaka Prison

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Name of General Manager
Year of Establishment1967
Postal AddressPrivate Bag 47901
Upper Hutt 5143
Street AddressFreyberg Rd extension
Upper Hutt
How to Get There
Phone no.(04) 529-0800
Number of Staff570
Health Care Services
Education & Skill DevelopmentTraining workshop:

Carpentry, painting, motor industry, engineering, brick and block laying


Kitchen, corrections staff college, asset maintenance, distribution centre, print shop and etc.
Level of SecurityMinimum to maximum
Availability of Activities
Contact with Outside World
Time Out of Cell
RemarksThe centre contains several specialist rehabilitation units:

-Maori focus unit

-Drug treatment unit

-Faith based unit

-Special treatment for violent prisoners
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