J40 PD Box 7, 82/640; J40 PD Box 10, 83/166 Gaoler, Dunedin.
A warder noticed, retrieved the letter, reported her to the gaoler and O'Connor received three days on a restricted diet.
In 1904, for example, the Wanganui Gaoler reported that the state of the female division was driving him to distraction.
In response, the gaoler refused to unlock her for the exercise period.
The gaoler managed to secure her in handcuffs and remove her to another cell, but she remained fractious for the remainder of the day.
She hid behind her cell door, and as the gaoler unlocked it, Kainoka rushed out.
The gaoler explained away his staff's ignorance of Webster's activities by confirming that she was particularly untruthful, troublesome, and was an "artist" at prison breaking.
35) Eliza Lestrange would not wash at the required times, and became very antagonistic towards the gaoler when he attempted to force her to comply.
The gaoler requested that she be medically examined after she had emptied the contents of the toilet over the exercise yard.