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The Police National Dive Squad was kept busy this month with three high-profile incidents in eight days.
Booze control leads to better behaviour
A pictorial essay of summer police work in New Zealand.
Sun, booze and a massive influx of New Year’s party-seekers brewed trouble at Wanaka’s campsites for years.
Police’s latest booze bus has proved a big help to Bay of Plenty Police over the busy summer period.
Auckland has become a supercity, but there are no plans for an Auckland superpolice.
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?
Work on improving Police culture will be ramped up following the release of a report on organisational culture this month.
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 is live in several more police districts after a successful cutover at the end of last year and staff are positive about the change.
Interest is high in a 3-D cycle safety DVD launched recently in Dunedin by Commonwealth Games cyclist, Alison Shanks.
Racism reporting has spread region-wide with the launch of a confidential reporting system in Nelson Tasman.
"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".
The traditionally high-brow sport of polo has reached a new demographic – at-risk youth in Flaxmere.
|White Ribbon Day|
New Zealand Rugby and Police returned to Samoa in November as part of a programme to tackle domestic violence in the Pacific.
Police from around the country were out and about on 25 November last year to show their support for White Ribbon Day.
Eight teams battled to win the third national ethnic football tournament, the New Zealand Communities Football Cup, recently held in Christchurch.
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