Ten One No. 401 April 2016 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

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No. 401 April 2016

Welcome to the April 2016 issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we see how Police’s new recruitment campaign has spanned the globe, find out what empathy means to one of our community Sergeants, highlight a town’s farewell to a much-loved Senior Constable, check on a long-serving officer’s ‘This is your life’ moment, and learn about a Detective’s Anzac duty across the Tasman.

You can also read Direct Line, Commissioner Mike Bush's latest blog about Police issues.


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The long arm of recruitment

Even Ashton Kutcher is talking about Police’s recruitment campaign.



Well done, Concord team

The Operation Concord team has earned the praise of a government partner for its meticulous investigation of the threat to contaminate baby formula with 1080 poison.

He tangata, he tangata, he tangata

Sergeant Tania Kingi joined Police because she wanted to be like the officers who freed her family from violence and fear. As part of a series marking the 75th anniversary of women in Police, Tania tells us what motivates her.

Front counter safety trials on way

A new Front Counter Safety Working Group is seeking to identify trial sites as the review of front counter safety steps up a gear.

Big changes in media management

Police’s media operations are being revamped to provide a better service both for staff and news outlets.

Divers on safety drive

With a heavy toll of diving deaths around our coastline, the Police National Dive Squad (PNDS) has seized the initiative in taking safety messages to the public.

Judge rules on gang firearms

Is being a gang member enough of a reason to have your firearms licence revoked?

Bullying – all our responsibility

Driven to suicide by bullies… the headlines make horrific reading. It’s deliberate, harmful, repeated - and New Zealand’s rates are high compared to other countries.

For meritorious service

Two officers have received the Police Commissioner’s highest honour for their exceptional service and commitment to New Zealand Police.

Farewell to Uncle Norm

The community of Ngaruawahia stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Police staff last month at the funeral of Senior Constable Norm McIntosh.


42 years well spent

There was an impromptu ‘This Is Your Life’ moment when Senior Constable Graeme Jarvis received his 42-year long service and good conduct award.

Commitment to service

At sunrise on 25 April, Detective Jenepher Glover will be representing New Zealand’s RSA at the Australian national Anzac Day commemorations in Sydney.

Community partners celebrate

As community engagement goes, it doesn’t get much better.

All change in lost and found

If you are reunited with a lost item, you might have Masterton to thank.

Performing to our best

By Commissioner Mike Bush

Kia ora. As you may be aware, we’ve started rolling out the Police High Performance Framework (PHPF) and workshops will begin soon to train facilitators in its delivery.

Minister's Word

A view from Police Minister Judith Collins

Last month we saw some outstanding work by Police uncovering a cache of military-style firearms from a South Auckland home.

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