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April 2010
Welcome to the community edition of Ten-One for April 2010.


This issue features:-

  • Mobile police station in Rotorua.
  • Police preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2011.
  • Tactical Police Unit training day.
  • Asian Expo.
  • DARE Expo reinforces good driver practise for college students.
  • Maori whānau to lead fight against crime.
  • Law Commission asked for total rethink of liquor laws.
  • Community Policing in Kaitangata.
  • Police mentors work with Limited Service Volunteers.
  • Mending bridges in East Timor.

Read Commissioner Howard Broad's latest blog about current issues affecting policing.

Anna Woolnough
Editor Ten-One

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Operational policing

Rugby World Cup – getting it right here, right now

Planning, planning, planning is Superintendent Grant O'Fee’s mantra for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Tactical Police Unit teamwork skills tested

North Shore and Waitakere Tactical Policing Units (TPUs) recently spent an afternoon on Waitematā Harbour developing coordination and teamwork skills aboard the New Zealand Navy's two Chico training yachts, with a healthy dose of competition thrown in.


Law Commission asked for total rethink of liquor laws

The strong connection between policing and alcohol was spelt out in Police's submission to the Law Commission's review of alcohol-related legislation, which was made public last month.

Community policing

Mobile unit seeks out crime

Rotorua community police are using a new Mobile Police Unit (MPU) to reduce crime 'street by street' in the town.

Māori whānau to lead fight against crime

The first of a series of hui designed to bring key Māori community leaders together to seek solutions to offending and victimisation among Māori was held at Waiwhetū Marae in Lower Hutt last week.

Asian expo shows policing results

The third Asian Safety Expo in Counties Manukau brought the Asian community together to talk safety with agencies including Police, the Asian Council for Reducing Crime (ACRC) and Manukau City Council in early March.

Lines of communication opened in Kaitangata

Something bad has turned into something good in the South Otago town of Kaitangata.

Police mentors help youth succeed

Police is now taking an active role in mentoring Limited Service Volunteers (LSV).



Patrol group vehicle on the go

March saw Auckland City Police District get its first dedicated community patrol vehicle.

Youth services

DARE expo drives message home to young drivers

A mock car crash and mock funeral both helped the DARE 'Drive to Survive Expo' bring home to young people the potential consequences of irresponsible driving.

Policing overseas

Mending bridges in Timor

Talimoro village in Timor-Leste can once again be reached by vehicles, thanks to the efforts of the local United National Police (UNPOL) kiwi team and the community.

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