Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Police College opens doors to public

Police College opens doors to public

Staff and recruits at The Royal New Zealand Police College are getting ready to welcome visitors to its Porirua campus on Saturday 14 June as part of the New Zealand Police National Open Day.

The free event runs from 1pm to 3pm and has been planned to appeal to all ages.

A feast of entertainment, action and information is promised with key police units taking part in displays ranging from the Specialist Search Group, Booze Bus, Crash Car, Police Dogs, Neighbourhood Policing Teams and recruit training sessions.

Highlights will include opportunities to:

• See inside a prison van and the Booze Bus. Get up close to vintage police cars on display alongside the latest in police technology.

• See the skid car in action.

• Speak with members of the Specialist Search Group and learn about how Police search for evidence, explosive devices and other dangerous items and substances. The display includes the latest in x-ray and infra-red technology, metal detectors and remote-controlled cameras.

• Meet members of the Wellington Police Dog Section and police dog ‘Link’, who is the model for the ever-popular Police dog soft toy.

• Meet local Neighbourhood Policing Teams and speak with staff from Police recruitment about what it takes to become a police officer.

• Watch a ‘live’ defensive tactics training class in the gymnasium with members of Recruit Wing 286.

The Police Museum will be open and its interactive exhibits, dress-ups and children’s activities are always popular with families.

Lunch and afternoon tea will be on sale in the onsite café and the Munro Sports Shop will be open with Police souvenirs available.

Live commentary throughout the afternoon will explain activities at the various locations and guided tours will be run. Everyone is welcome.

Find out more information about Police Open Day events taking place around the country via www.police.govt.nz/openday.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Urgent Bill Planned:
MP Pay Rises To Match Public Service

Prime Minister John Key today announced an overhaul of the Remuneration Authority Act, tying MP salaries to those of the wider public sector, which will be passed under urgency.

Mr Key says the decision was made after the Remuneration Authority’s latest determination which saw the total remuneration received by MPs increased by about 3.5 per cent...

The new legislation will be backdated to 1 July 2014, meaning the pay increase outlined in the latest determination will not be awarded. More>>

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

PM's Press Conference: MP Pay Rises, Solid Energy, Iraq

Prime Minister John Key answered questions in his Post-Cabinet press conference about the Iraq deployment, Solid Energy and National’s decision to overhaul the Remuneration Authority Act. More>>

ALSO:

Worksafe: MSD Charged Over Work And Income Ashburton Shooting

WorkSafe NZ has laid one charge against the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) in relation to the shooting at the MSD Ashburton office on 1 September 2014 in which two Work and Income staff were killed and another was injured. More>>

ALSO:

Iraq: Ex-Hostage Says Government Not Putting NZers, Iraqis First

Harmeet Singh Sooden is travelling to Iraq in the coming weeks to work with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) on a short-term assignment. More>>

ALSO:

Joint Statement: Australia-New Zealand Leaders’ Meeting

Prime Minister Key warmly welcomed Prime Minister Abbott and Mrs Abbott to New Zealand. The visit has enabled wide-ranging and substantive discussion that has underlined the strength, value, diversity and warmth of our trans-Tasman relationship. More>>

ALSO:

Press Conference: Peters To Stand In Northland By-Election

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has announced his intention to stand in the Northland by-election, citing his own links to the electorate and ongoing neglect of the region by central government. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Wage Hike For MPs (and Paul Robeson)

Hard to tell what is more infuriating. Is it the 5.3% increase on the already bloated salaries of MPs, or their pantomime of outrage at being gifted with such a wonderful back-dated bonanza? More>>

ALSO:

No Designers Or Visual Artists: Flag Panel Members Announced

The Government has appointed 12 New Zealanders as members of the Flag Consideration Panel which will engage with the public about a possible new New Zealand flag, Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says. More>>

ALSO:

Labour MP Stands Down From Portfolio: Comment From Carmel Sepuloni

The first I knew of my mother’s charges was when I was called by a reporter yesterday. I spoke to Andrew and we agreed there is a conflict of interest at the present time which means I will temporarily stand aside from the Social Development portfolio. It’s the right thing to do… . More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news