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No. 393 July 2015

Welcome to the July issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we find out about the efforts of police staff in the recent floods, look at the success of the policing of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup, see how a missing yacht got phone lines buzzing at PNHQ, highlight staff efforts to help the response to Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, and report on the recovery of a massive haul of stolen property.

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


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Fifa success a team effort

Fifty-two games, 24 teams and just three arrests. Policing of the Fifa Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand was a triumph of meticulous planning, expert execution and cooperation with partner agencies.

Safety first for children’s workers

Operational police staff are to be safety checked in a public sector drive to protect at-risk children.

Phones buzz over missing yacht

A missing yacht in French Polynesia led to some long-distance detective work last month.

Guide to good practice

The National Prevention Centre has launched an evidence-based online database to keep staff informed about what works, what might work and what doesn’t work in policing.

Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

In March Vanuatu bore the brunt of Cyclone Pam, with 11 people killed and communities devastated. As the nation works toward long-term recovery, on this and the following page two New Zealand Police officers reflect on their own missions to help in the aftermath of disaster.

Whirlwind mission for relief effort

A 2500km helicopter journey followed by two weeks distributing aid – it was no ordinary SAR mission for Senior Constable Mike Tinnelly.

Flood-hit Central says thanks

As floods swept Central District last month police staff rose to the occasion, putting their concerns aside and coming in off duty to help their communities.


So you think you’re cold…

Police’s ICT engineers get to some challenging places – and in the depths of a Southland winter things can get pretty rugged nearly one-and-a-half kilometres above sea level.

Community partners join Jerry’s farewell

When rugby legend Jerry Collins made his final journey home last month, Police’s partners in Ngäti Toa Mäori Wardens and Wellington Pacific Community Patrollers were there to walk with the Porirua community.

Plenty in the Tank

It started with a dispute between neighbours and ended with what is thought to be Waitematä District’s largest recovery of stolen property.

At home on the range

After 20-plus years as a police officer, Susan Inness needed a new challenge but wanted to stay within the police family.

A poignant anniversary

By Commissioner Mike Bush

Kia ora. Friday 10 July marked the 30th anniversary of the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior in Auckland Harbour. This crime claimed the life of crew member Fernando Pereira and sparked one of the biggest police operations our country has seen.

Minister's Word

A view from Police Minister Michael Woodhouse

Last month I attended another Police graduation ceremony where I found myself reflecting on the hugely diverse nature of our Police.

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