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No. 375 November 2013

Welcome to the November issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we chill with Police divers, look at our Prevention First strategy as it nears its second anniversary and check out a scheme to improve safety for visitors to New Zealand.

You can also read As I See It, Commissioner Peter Marshall's latest blog about Police issues.

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Divers play it cool under the ice

While many people were starting to look forward to summer, members of the National Dive Squad were experiencing decidedly wintry conditions.


Our man in Niue

When Superintendent Ross Ardern left Niue in 2009 he was Chief. When he returns in February he'll be His Excellency - the first New Zealand Police officer appointed to the post of High Commissioner.

Prevention First - the good work continues

Prevention First is under new Executive-level management with the appointment last month of Mark Evans as Executive Director Prevention.

Integrity is everyone's responsibility

Superintendent Sue Schwalger has returned to the Professional Standards office at PNHQ with a call to all staff to act as guardians of Police's ethics and integrity.

Police carry the torch

Police staff up and down the country will be involved in the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) this month in the lead-up to the 8th Special Olympics New Zealand Summer Games in Dunedin.

Police Liaison Officers on home turf

Police's eight overseas liaison officers are gathering in Wellington next month to discuss issues and set the future direction of their work.

Halloween stars shine

Meet the stars of Police's latest foray on to the small screen. Wellington youngsters Luka Alkhouri, Connie Chang, Jade Chang and Naia Alkhouri and Brooke Whitaker scripted and starred in a Police video promoting trick-or-treating safety messages in the run-up to Halloween.

Collaboration brings results

Teamwork and close working between Police and other agencies through Social Sector Trials has brought significant positive change in youth offending.

Tourist safety briefings on the cards

Police has joined forces with tourism agencies to improve safety for New Zealand's growing number of Chinese visitors.

Community project POPs up on world stage

A community policing project from Auckland's North Shore has been recognised on the world stage at an award ceremony in the United States.


'Old-school' road trip pushes safety message

Three North Shore community constables are taking to the road this month to promote safety - on the coolest bikes ever to top a child's Christmas list.

High regard at home and abroad

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

In recent weeks we've passed a landmark of the year with the tabling of the 2012-2013 Annual Report in Parliament.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

Our police are often called upon to share their expertise on the world stage.
With good reason, New Zealand is recognised as a world leader in community policing, following efforts in Bougainville, the Solomon Islands and Timor Leste.

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