Community Patrols
of New Zealand

Community Patrols
of New Zealand

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Hidden Away for 68 Years

  It's not every day you find a '29 Dodge Sedan hidden in a farm shed for 68 years.  That's exactly what happened during a chance conversation whilst on Patrol for two of our patrollers from Te Aroha Community Patrol. Click the link below for the full story...

Identifying and Marking Your Valuables

  Should the unforeseen happen and you need to make an insurance claim on your stolen property, you will be asked to prove that you owned the items you made a claim for.  Keep all receipts, warranties. a list of serial numbers and valuations in a safe place.  Take...

Keeping Your Credit Cards and PIN Numbers Safe

  Never tell anyone your PIN number and never write it down.  REMEMBER IT!!!!! If you lose your card, report it immediately to your bank and cancel it.  Keep in mind that your bank will never ask for you PIN number Keep your money in the bank and not at home.  Use...

Theft from Vehicles

  Thieves search vehicles for cash, credit cards, cheque books, sunglasses, sat nav systems, mobile phones, iPods, laptop computers, sports equipment, clothing and anything else of value left in a vehicle. To Reduce the Risk Always take your keys with you when you...

Tips and Tricks on Keeping Yourself and Your Family Safe

  Protecting Your Home Always lock your doors and windows Lock your front door, even if you are home or in the garden Keep all tools and ladders locked away If possible keep your garden shed and garage locked even when you are at home If you have sensor lights, use...