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Media Conferences: Auckland Region Mayoral Forum

Auckland Region Mayoral Forum

Media advisory

Media Conferences: Auckland Region Mayoral Forum

. AUCKLAND POLICING REPORT

. AMERICA'S CUP SECURITY ISSUES

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 22, 2002

At this month's Mayoral Forum meeting, Auckland's mayors are being confidentially briefed by the Minister of Police and senior Police officials on the release of the Auckland Policing Report and security issues concerning the America's Cup and the Viaduct Basin. The Minister of Police and Police Commissioner and other senior Police officers will meet with the mayors from 9.30am to 11.00am. Other matters will then be discussed, with the forum expected to conclude at 11.30am.

Following this meeting the media are invited to attend briefings by the Minister of Police, George Hawkins, Police Commissioner Rob Robinson and later with the Auckland Mayoral Forum, Assistant Commissioner Clint Rickards and Inspector Mark Hall.

The media conferences will take place in the: Ground floor meeting room

Auckland Town Hall (303 Queen Street)

- MEDIA CONFERENCE--- release of Auckland Policing Report.

11.00am (approx) (but media are advised to be present from 10.30am as the conference may start earlier)

Present: Minister of Police, George Hawkins

Police Commissioner, Rob Robinson

- MEDIA CONFERENCE... Auckland Region Mayoral Forum

Auckland Policing Report;

America's Cup/Viaduct Basin security issues

11.30am (approx) (but media are advised, timing is dependent on the concluding of the forum's business)

Present: Auckland Mayors including:

Mayoral Forum Chair - Mayor George Wood (North Shore City)

Mayor Hon John Banks (Auckland City)

Mayor Sir Barry Curtis (Manukau City)

Mayor Bob Harvey (Waitakere City)

Also:

Assistant Commissioner Clint Rickards

Inspector Mark Hall

ENDS


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