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Patroller with 10-years service Receives Community Service Award

Patroller with 10-years service Receives Community Service Award

This story has been adopted from an article by Diane Dixey. Geoff Chapman has always done what he could to keep others safe. During the February 22, 2011 earthquake rescue and recovery efforts, the Shirley resident did not hesitate to play an integral part with Civil...

Richmond Community Patrol spreads “Kai with Love”

Richmond Community Patrol spreads “Kai with Love”

This story has been contributed by Richmond Parol Leader / Co-founder Marty Price: When we went into Lockdown, I noticed on Facebook that a community group called "Kai with Love" were struggling to get food parcels to our community in need. I contacted our committee...

Patroller Profiles – Baptist Lobo

Patroller Profiles – Baptist Lobo

CPNZ Patroller Profiles aim to shine a spotlight on the range of talents amongst our Patrollers, letting them tell their own stories in their own words. Through this project, CPNZ aims to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of CPNZ Patrollers and draw attention...

Word From the Chair – September 2021

It was a pleasure to hear Patrollers back out looking after their communities again around the country. COVID, once again, has slowed us down, but not diminished our resolve to keep communities safe. Those of us in Auckland are just biding our time until we are out...

Meeting with the Minister of Police

Meeting with the Minister of Police

This article was contributed by City to Sumner Patrol Vice Chairman Allan Bain. In early July I received a phone call from our local MP’s Secretary asking if the Minister of Police, Hon Poto Williams and the local MP, Tracey McLennan, could meet up and go out on a...

Patroller Profiles – PJ Edwards-Johnson

Patroller Profiles – PJ Edwards-Johnson

CPNZ Patroller Profiles aim to shine a spotlight on the range of talents amongst our Patrollers, letting them tell their own stories in their own words. Through this project, CPNZ aims to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of CPNZ Patrollers and draw attention...

Tomorrow’s Police Start with CPNZ

Tomorrow’s Police Start with CPNZ

One of the ways Community Patrols of New Zealand supports the Police is to provide a platform that allows prospective ‘budding’ Police officers to work in the crime prevention field and gain an understanding of what policing communities is all about. This helps them...

Cleaning Up Albany’s Streets

Cleaning Up Albany’s Streets

This story was contributed by Jane Hunter, Operation Coordinator, North Harbour Community Patrol. North Harbour Community Patrol joins a multi-agency project group to address rising crime in the Albany/Auckland area. The level of construction and expansion in the...