Our team behind the scenes to support our 24-hour frontline operations. From programme designers, researchers and policy advisers, to teams working in communications, property, legal, human resources, and information technology there's a massive team that keeps the machine running smoothly.

Corporate team

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Careers with this team

Summer Interns

Interns roll up their sleeves and get involved in some fascinating projects.


Includes Rautaki Māori Strategy & Partnerships team as well as key organisational functions including Policy, Research & Evaluation, Psychology & Programmes, Reintegration & Housing, critical change portfolios and the Māori Pathways Programme.

People and Capability

Includes People services, and Health & Safety services, ministerial, media, and organisational change teams, and a Justice Sector wide team that delivers innovative approaches such as Bail Support and Pre-Trial Services.

Finance, Planning and Assurance

Includes Finance, Audit, Integrity Risk and Security, Legal Services teams, the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office, and operational support to the New Zealand Parole Board.

Infrastructure and Digital Assets

Includes National Property, Information Systems, Electronic Security, National Procurement, Commercial and contracts management teams, and manages the Departments PPP commercial partnerships.


Oversight and support of the operational delivery of health, mental health, addictions and disability services for people on remand or serving sentences.

Corrections Services

Oversight and support into the operational arm of front line services across the motu including electronic monitoring and tactical and emergency operations.

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I come to work everyday to contribute to the wider machine. Although I'm not working with offenders, I know the work I do contributes to positive change and a safer NZ.

Michael - Principal Advisor
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