Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Grey Power Manawatu Says Police Need Resources

Grey Power

Manawatu

Media Release

Monday, 20 November 2000

Grey Power Manawatu Says,

New Zealand Police need the resources to keep death off the roads and to carry out its normal duties. Sufficient resources must be provided to enable our Police Force to carry out its duties with out undue stress to its officers or lack of confidence in the Force spreading in the community.

Responding to the publicity The Evening Standard has given to the reduction in police numbers on the ground Grey Power Manawatu comments that;

We are fortunate that Palmerston North has its Safer Community Council, and a strong Neighbourhood Watch Organisation. Both organisations work with full police support.

Grey Power urges our region residents to get behind our Police and be extra Vigilant over the next few months.

We congratulate senior Constable Iain Watson for speaking out. Mr Watson should certainly not suffer from his courage.

Grey Power recognises that Superintendent Lamas and Inspector Dave Scott have a difficult job juggling resources.

Grey Power accepts that care needs to be taken not to raise fear in the community, but common sense dictates that lower police numbers makes it easier for criminals to go about their business.

As Mr Lamas commented to the Evening Standard “This does put pressure on police ability to provide normal services.”

It is incumbent on us all to lock our house and keep the catches on the windows even when in the garden, or popping out for a moment.

We all need to pick up the phone and call the police when we see someone acting suspiciously.

Grey Power Manawatu Press Release Page Two

Grey Power urges the community to be extra vigilant over the next few months.

Contacts Don Robertson Spokesperson Grey Power Manawatu.

Phone 06 3586928.

Alex Stewart President Phone: 06 3235400


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Also, Loan Interest: Productivity Commission On Tertiary Education

Key recommendations include better quality control; making it easier for students to transfer between courses; abolishing University Entrance; enabling tertiary institutions to own and control their assets; making it easier for new providers to enter the system; and facilitating more and faster innovation by tertiary education providers... More>>

ALSO:

Higher Payments: Wellington Regional Council Becomes A Living Wage Employer

Councillor Sue Kedgley said she was delighted that the Wellington Regional Council unanimously adopted her motion to become a Living Wage employer, making it the first regional council in New Zealand to do so. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Images:
Dame Patsy Reddy Sworn In As Governor-General

This morning Dame Patsy Reddy was sworn in as the New Zealand Realm’s 21st Governor-General. The ceremony began with a pōwhiri to welcome Dame Patsy and her husband Sir David Gascoigne to Parliament. More>>

ALSO:

Ruataniwha: DOC, Hawke's Bay Council Developer Take Supreme Court Appeal

The Department of Conservation and Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company (HBRIC) are appealing to the Supreme Court over a conservation land swap which the Court of Appeal halted. More>>

ALSO:

With NZ's Marama Davidson: Women’s Flotilla Leaves Sicily – Heading For Gaza

Women representing 13 countries spanning five continents began their journey yesterday on Zaytouna-Oliva to the shores of Gaza, which has been under blockade since 2007. On board are a Nobel Peace Laureate, three parliamentarians, a decorated US diplomat, journalists, an Olympic athlete, and a physician. A list of the women with their background can be found here. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Key Style Of Crisis Management

At Monday’s post Cabinet press conference Key was in his finest wide- eyed “Problem? What problem?” mode. No, there wasn’t really a problem that top MPI officials had been at odds with each other over the meaning of the fisheries policy and how that policy should be pursued... More>>

ALSO:

Mt Roskill: Greens Will Not Stand In Likely Post-Goff By-Election

“The Green Party’s priority is changing the Government in 2017, and as part of that we’ve decided that we won’t stand a candidate in the probable Mt Roskill by-election... This decision shows the Memorandum of Understanding between Labour and the Green Party is working." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news