Tawa, Wellington

Arohata Prison

Status

Last documented use

2015

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Department of Corrections

Management: Department of Corrections (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
No Data
No Data
New Zealand

13

Detained asylum seekers (2015)

1

Number of detention centres (2016)

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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

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

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Department of Corrections

Ministry Ministry of Justice

Ministry Typology Justice

2009