Ten-One Community Edition: 341 January 2011 is brought to you by The New Zealand Police
Ten-One Community Edition December 2008 THE

January 2011
Welcome to the community edition of Ten-One for January 2011.

This issue features:-

  • Summer brings water deaths
  • Alcohol planning proves successful
  • Summer policing
  • Campsite crime tackled in Wanaka
  • New booze bus in Bay of Plenty
  • Policing the supercity
  • Meet the next Police Commissioner
  • Police to focus on improving culture
  • Wellington teams work together to tackle organised crime
  • Digital radio roll-out continues
  • 3-D cycling DVD launched
  • Fighting racism in Nelson Tasman
  • Police share anecdotes about their workday
  • Polo helps at-risk youth
  • Rugby stars target domestic violence in Samoa
  • White Ribbon Day around New Zealand
  • Communities Football Cup


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

Julie Wilton
Subeditor Ten-One

Sign-up to receive Ten-One Community Edition via Email

Enter your email address and receive a free monthly copy of Ten-One Community Edition - direct to you by email.

Summer policing

Water deaths ‘not unexpected’

The Police National Dive Squad was kept busy this month with three high-profile incidents in eight days.

Booze control leads to better behaviour

Police are spearheading a change in our drinking culture, with more active planning and alcohol management.

A summer’s policing...

A pictorial essay of summer police work in New Zealand.


Early warnings keep campers happy

Sun, booze and a massive influx of New Year’s party-seekers brewed trouble at Wanaka’s campsites for years.

Bigger and better booze bus will make ‘big difference’

Police’s latest booze bus has proved a big help to Bay of Plenty Police over the busy summer period.

Operational policing

Boundaries not the focus of Auckland change

Auckland has become a supercity, but there are no plans for an Auckland superpolice.

Q & A with next Commissioner

Peter Marshall starts a three-year tenure as Police Commissioner on 4 April. He returns to New Zealand Police after four years in the Solomon Islands, where he was Deputy Commissioner, then Commissioner, of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. The two nations have extremely different issues. What are his priorities here?

Culture change needs 'hurry up'

Work on improving Police culture will be ramped up following the release of a report on organisational culture this month.

Small crimes get serious under Section 98a

Crimes that could have been passed off as unrelated volume crime became a lot more serious when police from Wellington District prosecuted eight people under Section 98a of the Crimes Act.

Digital radio brings multiple benefits

Digital radio is live in several more police districts after a successful cutover at the end of last year and staff are positive about the change.

Community policing

Road safety promotion in 3-D

Interest is high in a 3-D cycle safety DVD launched recently in Dunedin by Commonwealth Games cyclist, Alison Shanks.

Racism reporting goes region-wide

Racism reporting has spread region-wide with the launch of a confidential reporting system in Nelson Tasman.

Better work stories - Shocking visit

"A few months back I was working on SH1 at Maroa near Taupō. It was around 3.30pm when I saw two little girls standing on the roadside. I was a bit worried for their safety so offered them a ride home".

Eat your heart out, Ralph Lauren

The traditionally high-brow sport of polo has reached a new demographic – at-risk youth in Flaxmere.

White Ribbon Day

Family violence tackled in Samoa

New Zealand Rugby and Police returned to Samoa in November as part of a programme to tackle domestic violence in the Pacific.

Staff show opposition to violence

Police from around the country were out and about on 25 November last year to show their support for White Ribbon Day.



Ethnic issues headed off

Eight teams battled to win the third national ethnic football tournament, the New Zealand Communities Football Cup, recently held in Christchurch.

NZ Police

Contact the editor  |  Designed and published by inbox Ltd - NZ specialist for email newsletters