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July 2009
Welcome to the community edition of Ten-One for July 2009.


This issue features:-

  • Encrypted radio secures the airways for police.
  • Facial reconstruction to identify man.
  • Ticket or safety briefing - motorists choose.
  • Police aid alpine driver safety.
  • A website to commemorate the Erebus disaster.
  • Award-winning Porirua safety project.
  • Neighbourhood clean-up in Blenheim.
  • Successful Eastern Bays community policing project.
  • Ranfurly shield recovered.
  • Model of brave police dog, killed on duty, gives comfort.
  • Dan Carter and Honor Dillon meet police dogs.
  • Officer serving in the Solomons helps with baby delivery

Anna Woolnough
Editor Ten-One

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Operational policing

Digital radio secures the airways

The cutover to secure digital radio communications for the Wellington District in June is making a real difference and helping to catch criminals.

Operational benefits of new secure police radio

Facial reconstruction to identify man

Detective Sergeant Roger Small is hoping that a combination of science and art will help solve a 20-year mystery.

Ranfurly shield recovered

Wellington police snatched victory from the jaws of defeat recently when they rescued the Ranfurly shield.

 Dan Carter and Honor Dillon meet police dogs

Pups from the M litter found themselves in safe hands when they received a visit from a famous sporting couple at the end of last month.



Enzo offers support to victims

Otago/Southland Victim Support has a new ‘top dog’, thanks to the combined initiative of Southland’s Victim Support team and Invercargill Police.

Road safety

Pay the fine or listen to some road safety advice

Hawke’s Bay motorists who don’t buckle their kids in properly have the option of paying a fine – or not.

Police training aids alpine driver safety

Driving in alpine conditions was the subject of a first-ever education day for bus drivers taking passengers up to southern ski fields.

Community policing

Porirua 'Safe As’ project wins top award

A project aiming to make Porirua a safer community has won for New Zealand Police and the Porirua City Council the Prime Minister’s award for Public Sector Excellence.

 Blenheim neighbourhood clean up reduces crime

A multidisciplinary project has helped reduce crime in one of the poorest areas of Blenheim, which has had high criminal offending and social dysfunction in the past.


Eastern Bays operation to target alcohol a success

A high-visibility education and enforcement operation to target drinkers in Auckland’s eastern bays over the summer period has been hailed a success by the Tactical Coordinator, Senior Sergeant Brett Hjorth.

Green bikes introduced to reduce theft

It was a spate of bike thefts last summer that inspired Eastbourne Community Constable Anthony Harmer to come up with the idea of making bikes freely available to the public between Point Howard and Burden’s Gate.

Diversity Liaison Officers win ‘Trans Ally’ award

The work Police Diversity Liaison Officers (DLOs) do with the transgender community was acknowledged when they won Agender, New Zealand’s ‘Trans Ally’ award at the organisation’s national conference in June. Agender is the national organisation which supports transgender people.

Overseas policing

 Officer leaves a legacy

Te Atatu Constable Jodi Browne left more than fond memories at her first posting in Munda in the Solomon Islands – she left a namesake. Jodi says one night she was awakened by a phone call from a local police officer requesting help to drive a heavily pregnant woman, in labour, to hospital.



Erebus remembered

ON 28 November 1979, Air New Zealand flight 901, a DC10 registered ZK-NZP, crashed into Mt Erebus on Ross Island, Antarctica, instantly killing all 257 people on board.

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