Welcome to Prison Chaplaincy Service of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCSANZ)

Bringing the hope that transforms lives

Prison Chaplaincy of Aotearoa New Zealand provides religious and spiritual support services to all New Zealand Prisons under contract of the Department of Corrections. PCSANZ is also sub contracted by Serco New Zealand to provide Chaplaincy services to the privately run Prison;
Auckland South Corrections Facility.

Treaty of Waitangi Statement & Bi-cultural Protocols

The Prison Chaplaincy Service of Aotearoa New Zealand is committed to honouring the Treaty of Waitangi through ongoing consultation and development. Our practices will demonstrate partnership in all aspects of our policy and service. The Prison Chaplaincy Service understands that, as an organisation operating in Aotearoa New Zealand, it has the responsibility to establish and encourage good bicultural relationships in all aspects of its ministry. All chaplains will work towards implementing these ideals.

New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference works closely with PCSANZ to provide Catholic Chaplaincy in all Prisons throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand.