Tawa, Wellington

Arohata Prison

Status

Last documented use

2015

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers, Criminal detainees

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

New Zealand

Immigration detainees

13

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Arohata Prison, 1 Main Rd., Tawa. Ph: (04) 231 3000
Center status

Status Last documented use

2015
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Department of Corrections

Type Governmental

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2009
Demographics

Name Adult women

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2009

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation

Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2015

Legal Segregation No

2009
Family segregation

Family Segregation

Age segregation

Age Segregation

Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type

Capacity 0

Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
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Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions
Specially trained personnel
Mistreatment complaints
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions
Family access
Consular access
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Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Department of Corrections

Ministry Ministry of Justice

Ministry Typology Justice

2009
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
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Area of authority or operations