Gassing prison cells is being defended as the least barbaric way to get unruly inmates out of their cell.
"That is something that no western nation should ever have to put its hand up and admit."
An asthmatic woman is repeatedly pepper sprayed and has to show her used sanitary products to male guards, RNZ reveals.
Prisoners say for a week, they handwashed clothes in a shared bath, hanging the dripping laundry in their cells.
Corrections has refuted claims that the department does little to correct bad behaviour in our prisons.
A Parole Board hearing revealed at least 62 kids live in the neighbourhood Aaron Castle was staying in.
Corrections' associate vice president says a "softening" in management has led to inmates thinking they're "bulletproof".
Non-serious assaults on prison staff have almost doubled.
He was recalled on Friday night.