Community Patrols
of New Zealand

Community Patrols
of New Zealand

Our Stories

Feilding Community Patrol Making it’s Mark

Feilding Community Patrol L-R Graham Hook, Shona Ellen and Aubrey Ellen

Feilding’s community patrollers have worked around the clock to prevent crime and create a safe environment for 25 years.

Known as the “extra eyes and ears” of the police, the dedicated group of volunteers celebrated the milestone on Monday

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A Night On Patrol

Masterton Community Patroller L-R Sarah Mail and Cheryl Watson

It’s 10pm on a Friday night, and I’d normally be tucked up in bed.

But not tonight.

Instead, I’m waiting outside at the back of the Masterton police station, ready to hit the road with the Masterton Community Patrol.

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Mamas on Patrol

Two of our Patrollers from Wellington Pasifika CP out on Patrol

Picking their way through the shoppers, diners, drinkers and buskers, the Mamas are a high-vis, high-profile injection of good humour and sound advice in Wellington’s bustling Cuba Quarter.

The Mamas are the more mature end of Wellington Pasifika Patrol (WPP Inc), and since last month they have been walking Cuba Street on Friday lunchtime patrols.

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National Volunteer Week 2018

Kiwiwatch Community Patrol’s Margaret Stannard

A lot of our patrollers also volunteer for other organization’s. One such person is Margaret Stannard from Kiwiwatch Community Patrol Hamilton – CPNZCongratulations on your nomination Margaret from us all at CPNZ.

The following from Volunteer Waikato.

Lets talk about a lovely lady called Margaret Stannard, who has been nominated by the Order of St John – Central Region for the Volunteer of theYear Award. What makes her special? Keep reading…

Margaret is a person who sees something that needs doing, does it, and moves on to the next thing. She is a remarkable lady who is passionate about her volunteering, and her energy lifts all of those who come into contact with her.  Congratulations Margaret!   #NVW2018

Community on Patrol

L-R in the car, Margaret Conaglen, Lorraine Henson, Arthur van Thiel and Shirley Vincent. Behind the vehicle L-R Senior Constable SPike Dickey, David Henson and Senior Sergeant Mark van der Kley. Photo Louis Klaassen

Whakatane police have a secret weapon on their side when it comes to spotting potential trouble in town.

Senior Sergeant Mark van der Kley says Whakatane Community Patrol, a group of nearly 40 volunteers that patrol…

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CPNZ Patroller to Dream Job as Air Support for Police Eagle

L-R Constable Jessica Moorby, Constable Heber Gasu (Glen Eden/Piha Community Officer) and Senior Constable Barry Gallagher (Air Support Unit Officer)

Constable Heber Gasu had the opportunity recently to meet Constable Jessica Moorby during one of his group visits to Police Eagle and Deodar.

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Arie Schenk Retires from Community Patrol

RETIRING: Arie Schenk (centre) flanked by CPNZ Wanganui Chairman Patrick O’Leary (left) and Area Commander Inspector Nigel Allan. (Picture / Paul Brooks)

Arie Schenk was there at the beginning of Wanganui’s Community Patrols-and has now decided to call it a day.

To honour the man and his contribution, a farewell afternoon tea was held last Wednesday at the canteen at Police HQ in Bell Street.

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