Community Patrols
of New Zealand

Community Patrols
of New Zealand

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Patroller Profile – Logan Soole

Patroller Profile – Logan Soole

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...

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CPNZ Honours Shield Awardees

CPNZ Honours Shield Awardees

Graeme Mills of the Tauranga South Community Patrol was awarded the CPNZ Gold Shield recently. Graeme has served as a Patrol Leader for many years, standing down last year. He was appointed as the representative for the Bay of Plenty district years ago and is...

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CPNZ Represented at Hui on Counter Terrorism

CPNZ Represented at Hui on Counter Terrorism

New Zealand held its first-ever hui on countering terrorism and violent extremism in Christchurch on June 15th & 16th. The conference was called ‘He Whenua Taurikura’, meaning ‘A Land or Country at Peace’, and will be held annually from now on. “The horrific...

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Patroller Profile – Nick Swan

Patroller Profile – Nick Swan

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...

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Bay of Plenty District Training Day

Bay of Plenty District Training Day

The following was written by CPNZ Trust Board Chairperson, Chris Lawton A huge thank you to the Tauranga South Community Patrol (TSCP) for setting up the training day. Patrol Leader Maureen Kathan and Senior Constable Leanne Fairburn led the training ably assisted by...

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Patrols Assist with Police Initiative

Patrols Assist with Police Initiative

NZ Police have been operating their Aggravated Robbery Initiative since 2017, which helps small businesses being targeted by burglars. Last year, Waikato Community Patrols were asked if they could assist Police with identifying small businesses at risk of robbery who...

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Patroller Profiles – Kathy Wright

Patroller Profiles – Kathy Wright

Patroller Profiles is a new series aimed at shining a light on the fascinating and fantastic lives that CPNZ Patrollers lead outside of their volunteer work.  “Born and raised in Auckland, I entered nursing at the tender age of 17. With a flair for the dramatic, I...

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Counties Manukau District Training Day

Counties Manukau District Training Day

Papakura Community Crimewatch Patrol played host to a training day on Sunday, April 11th. Attended by Patrollers from Pukekohe, Pokeno, Mt Wellington, & Waiuku Patrols, they received training from both our partners in Police and Fire & Emergency. This...

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Palmerston North Patrol Responds to Rise in Burglaries

Palmerston North Patrol Responds to Rise in Burglaries

Palmerston North Patrol & their Patrol Leader, Toni Ferris, have noticed a recent rise in burglaries in their area. To help keep their communities safe, they've decided not to stand by, but to take action. A recent volunteer drive has seen several Patrollers...

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Riverton Patrol Elects New Patrol Leader

Riverton Patrol Elects New Patrol Leader

In Riverton, a small town at the bottom of the South Island, Riverton CP elected Margaret Baillie as their new Patrol Leader. Despite only having a few months under her belt, she's already shown the signs of a great Patrol Leader. Margaret is keeping her eyes peeled...

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Cops ‘n’ Cake

Cops ‘n’ Cake

Tasman District Support Officer Marty Price was out supporting his district's Patrols in February at an event called Cops 'n' Cakes. To tell us about his experiences, Marty has given the following statement: "Cop's n Cakes was held at Saxton Field on Saturday 21st...

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More Than Just a Patrol

More Than Just a Patrol

Te Awamutu Community Patrol, partnering with Police, assisted with the mammoth Operation Christmas Hampers. Nearly 300 Christmas hampers were assembled, packaged, wrapped, and delivered.

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Community Patrols of New Zealand
NZ Police National Headquarters
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Post Box 3017
Wellington
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