Longest serving remand prisoners

I Brown made this Official Information request to Ministry of Justice

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From: I Brown

Dear Ministry of Justice,

1. How many prisoners have currently been held in New Zealand prisons on remand for more than five years, four years, three years, or two years respectively while awaiting resolution of their case or cases; and
2. How long has the longest serving remand prisoner been held awaiting resolution of their case.

Yours faithfully,

I Brown

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Kia ora Mr Brown,


I refer to your official information request dated 19/08/2022 for
information relating to prisoners held on remand.


We have transferred your request to the Department of Corrections. The
information to which your request relates is not held by us but is
believed to be held by the Department of Corrections. In these
circumstances, we are required by section 14 of the OIA to transfer your


You will hear further from the Departments of Corrections concerning your
request. You can contact them here: [1][email address].


Ngā mihi,



Ministerial Relations and Services

Strategy, Governance and Finance
DDI: +64 4 918 8800





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Kia ora I Brown,


Please see the attached OIA response from Corrections.


Ngā mihi, 


Ministerial Services

Department of Corrections, Ara Poutama Aotearoa

a: Mayfair House, 44 - 52 The Terrace, Wellington 6011 | Private Bag
1206, Wellington 6140 |

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