This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'Corrections wing patron- OIA request C113520.'.

28 July 2021  
John Luke 
[FYI request #15838 email] 
Tēnā koe John  
Thank you for your email of 21 June 2021 requesting updated information about the 
Corrections’ Patron Programme.  Your request has been considered under the 
Official Information Act 1982 (OIA). 
You have requested: 
1.  May I kindly ask you provide an updates on the wing patron’s list and their bio 
to 1st June 2021.  
Since our previous correspondence on 25 October 2019 (our ref C113520), there 
have been 20 new wing Patrons up until 1 June 2021. 
                 Names of all Patrons from 25 October 2019 to 1 June 2021 
Sir Graham Lowe  Jade Morgan 
Mike Clement 
Martin Bosley 
Stacey Shorthall 
Jacqui Moyes 
Darius Fagan 
Farah Palmer 
David White 
Nic Murray 
Paul Tomlinson 
Marie Fitzpatrick  Matt Brown 
Julia Milne 
Tina Cross 
Vic Tamati 
Dr Paul Wood 
Neil Beales 
John Bell 
Tricia Walsh 
Jennifer Ward-Lealand   
Mike Williams
Anne Fitisemanu
With the exception of Paul Tomlinson, biographical information for each of our 
Patrons is publicly available online. 

Paul Tomlinson’s career with Corrections began as a probation officer in September 
1978 and from this role he progressed through leadership opportunities in the North 
and South Islands. Paul’s last role was Lower North Regional Commissioner. He 
was responsible for around 2,500 staff based in the region. Within the region there 
are nearly 30 Community Corrections (probation) sites, as well as four men’s prisons 
and one women’s prison. Paul retired from Corrections in 2019, after 41 years of 
2.  Also how many nominations from general public you have received so far 
between 1st January 2019 to 1st June 2021,  
3.  how many you have approved,  
4.  how many you have declined and how many you still under consideration.  
Presently, we rely on the public approaching us for any public nominations for a 
Patron role. Between the date ranges that you have specified, we have not been 
approached for any public nominations. As mentioned in our October 2019 
correspondence, the general public are welcome to put forward nominations. If you 
have someone in mind, please forward your nomination to: [Department of Corrections request email]. 
Please note that this response may be published on Corrections’ website. Typically, 
responses are published quarterly, or as otherwise determined. Your personal 
information including name and contact details will be removed for publication. 
I trust the information provided is of assistance. Should you have any concerns with 
this response, I would encourage you to raise them with Corrections. Alternatively, 
you are advised of your right to also raise any concerns with the Office of the 
Ombudsman. Contact details are: Office of the Ombudsman, PO Box 10152, 
Wellington 6143. 
Ngā mihi  
Rachel Leota 
National Commissioner