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Serco staff left Mt Eden prisoner bleeding on floor

[Translate] Serco staff left Mt Eden prisoner bleeding on floor SUPPLIED French citizen Kevin Mussard, in happier times before being brutally assaulted while locked up in Mt Eden Prison. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT A prisoner beaten to near-death with a pool … Continue reading

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Corrections ranks Serco-run prison among NZ’s worst

[Translate] Corrections ranks Serco-run prison among NZ’s worst 7:49 am on 26 October 2016 Phil Pennington Reporter phil.pennington@radionz.co.nz The first report on the performance of the country’s prisons released in more than a year puts the only privately-run jail in … Continue reading

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Serco rated ‘exceptional’ as fight clubs operated

[Translate] 7 Oct 2016 Serco rated ‘exceptional’ as fight clubs operated 5:52 pm on 7 October 2016 Private prison operator Serco was scoring “exceptional” performance marks when it had too few guards to detect or stop organised fight clubs at … Continue reading

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Fight club report shows Serco lacked control of Mt Eden prison Latest

[Translate] Fight club report shows Serco lacked control of Mt Eden prison Latest By Simon Wong and Lisa Owen Thursday 6 Oct 2016 10:00 a.m. Play John Key says a damning report into the failings of Serco at Mt Eden … Continue reading

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Serco makes ‘significant progress’ on prison guard training

[Translate] Serco makes ‘significant progress’ on prison guard training Paul McBeth Monday October 3, 2016 2 Share Serco chief executive Rupert Soames (Newshub) Serco New Zealand Training, the private training establishment (PTE) set up to train workers at the prison … Continue reading

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Prison operator Serco slammed over treatment of inmate at Mt Eden Prison

[Translate] Prison operator Serco slammed over treatment of inmate at Mt Eden Prison A report has exposed a shocking lack of medical care for a prisoner at Mt Eden prison, formerly run by Serco. FAIRFAX NZ A report has exposed … Continue reading

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Serco exits equity stake in company that holds Wiri prison contract

[Translate] Serco exits equity stake in company that holds Wiri prison contract Jonathan Underhill Thursday June 16, 2016

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Serco lost $10m after Mt Eden fiasco

[Translate] Serco lost $10m after Mt Eden fiasco 4:54 pm on 12 June 2016 Anusha Bradley – @AnushaBradley Private prison operator Serco lost $10 million last year after being stripped of its contract to run Mt Eden prison. Photo: RNZ … Continue reading

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Serco payments defended by Corrections

[Translate] Serco payments defended by Corrections Saturday 19 Dec 2015 12:45 p.m. Green Party corrections spokesman David Clendon (3 News) The Corrections Department is defending payments to private prison operator Serco the Greens allege were bonuses for running trouble-plagued Mt … Continue reading

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Private prison operator Serco has been the Corrections Minister’s worst nightmare

[Translate] Private prison operator Serco has been the Corrections Minister’s worst nightmare Outgoing Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga gets mobbed by media over the issues with Serco-run Mt Eden prison. Private prison operator Serco has hit the headlines for all the … Continue reading

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