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


This issue features:-

  • New boat for Wellington police
  • Missing persons website launched
  • New cyber crime website
  • Police welcome pre-charge warnings
  • New Tasman District Headquarters
  • Police sign agreement with ESR
  • Samoa and New Zealand Police working together
  • Waikato hui on Māori staffing
  • Survey shows Rotorua feels safer
  • Blue Light Award for youth alcohol project
  • Programme helps Horowhenua youth
  • Child Protection Week
  • Ten years of race unity speech awards
  • New family violence campaign
  • Rugby match for charity
  • Road policing exhibition at Police Museum


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

Julie Wilton
Subeditor Ten-One

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Operational policing

New vessel a leap ahead

Police capability on the water takes a quantum leap forward with the arrival of Lady Elizabeth IV to Wellington harbour.


Missing persons site now live

The launch of the new missing persons website on 18 August encouraged a significant number of online visitors to the site within the first 24 hours.

New website to report cyber crime

A vast range of Internet activity is regularly reported to police, from annoyances like spam through to serious fraud and child exploitation.

Warnings approach welcomed

Use of pre-charge warnings in Auckland metro has been welcomed by many longer serving officers as a return to the use of police discretion.

Revamp brings community together

A new District Headquarters has shaped the way Tasman District interacts with its community.

New agreement with ESR

The importance of having ESR forensic scientists attend the scenes of serious crimes is being recognised in a new five-year forensic service agreement between Police and ESR.

Relations refreshed with Samoa

An agreement that formally allows New Zealand and Samoan police to undertake mutual assistance was recently re-signed by the Commissioners of both countries Police at PNHQ.

Hui focuses on Māori staffing

Ways to enhance the recruitment, retention and development of Māori staff within Police was the focus of a two-day hui held in Waikato early last month.

Community policing

Rotorua residents feeling safer

Rotorua residents are feeling safer despite more personal experiences of crime during the past 12 months.

Children and youth

Alcohol project wins award

A project to reduce the impact of alcohol on Rodney youth won the award for most outstanding initiative at Blue Light's annual awards ceremony at the Royal New Zealand Police College last month.

Youth boosted to the max

Life to the Max has gone from strength to strength in the past six years, says
the programme's previous team leader, Constable Ian Pigott.

Everybody's responsibility to protect children

The stark reality of child abuse was highlighted this month with Child Protection Week (5-11 September).

Youth offer solutions for race issues

Young leaders are thinking innovatively about race unity, causing agencies to sit up and take notice.

Family violence

Take ten minutes to ask, 'Are you OK?'

With phase three of the It’s not OK! family violence campaign underway, police and the community are reminded that ten minutes can make a difference.

In the community
Match raises funds for charity

Police took on Waikanae in the annual Bowman Todd Memorial rugby match last month, raising around $5000 for charity.

Mangled wreck drives home road policing message

A mangled car wreck brings safe driving messages to life at the Police Museum's new road policing exhibition.

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