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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
No Data
No Data
No Data
New Zealand

13

Detained asylum seekers (2015)

1

Number of detention centres (2016)

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FACILITY NAMES
Arohata Prison
Location

Country: New Zealand

City & Region: Tawa, Wellington, Asia-Pacific

Latitude, Longitude: -41.1857435865, 174.8274564743

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

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2009
Operating Period
Center Status

Status Last documented use

2015
Management

Name Department of Corrections

Type Governmental

2009
Custodial Authorities

Agency Department of Corrections

Ministry Ministry of Justice

Ministry Typology Justice

2009

DETAINEES

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

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2009

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2009

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Legal Segregation

No

2015

No

2009
Family Segregation

Age Segregation

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS