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|Pike River disaster|
Police in Greymouth are reeling from the loss of 29 miners in the Pike River tragedy.
The world watched
The challenges of Pike River were unprecedented.
As spokesperson for the coordinated Pike River operation, Tasman District Commander, Superintendent Gary Knowles updated families and the media at least twice a day during the six-day rescue phase.
Peter Marshall has been appointed as the next Commissioner of Police.
The New Zealand town with the longest police history is now bang up to date, with a new station for its sole-charge officer.
Police and Māori leaders put hard social issues on the table at the Ngakia Kia Puawai Leadership conference.
Priorities for police in Christchurch were shaken up by September's earthquake. Burglary prevention is now high on the list and all staff at Christchurch Central are helping with the response.
Kick-starting waka ama in a small Northland community has quickly paid dividends to police and locals.
More than half the population of New Zealand (2.5 million) are registered users of Trade Me.
International students in Auckland are being warned not to import or receive ContacNT.
Riding the wild waves of Karekare Beach was a highlight for young women on the Hine Toa camp in Waitakere.
Faith and policing were on the agenda at the second Police Christian Support Network conference held in Counties Manukau District in late October.
Despite fears of chaos and terrorism, the Commonwealth Games concluded without major incident. A team of New Zealand Police officers helped smooth the way.
Sergeant Murray Stapp of Hamilton received an Australian bravery award after arresting a knife-wielding carjacker while on holiday in Melbourne.
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