Livestream: Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis speaks to media after ordering overhaul of women's prisons

  • 22/03/2021

The Corrections Minister will speak to media on Monday afternoon, less than two hours after announcing an overhaul and review of New Zealand's women's prisons.

Kelvin Davis is scheduled to front a press conference at 5pm.

It comes after he wrote to Corrections chief executive Jeremy Lightfoot demanding an urgent overhaul of the maximum security classification and development of management plans for women, and a review of all women's prisons.

Watch the livestream above.