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Nine new constables for Wellington police district

11 September 2003 Media Statement

Nine new constables for Wellington police district

Wellington policing district will gain nine new constables following today’s graduation of Wing 213 from the Porirua Police College.

Police Minister George Hawkins said Wellington will receive three of the graduates, Lower Hutt and Porirua two each, PoriruaTAG one and Masterton one.

Fifty-one constables, including 15 women and 36 men aged between 20 and 46, graduated today.

Wing members shared some of their time at the College with former police especially recruited from the United Kingdom to work in Auckland.

Of today’s graduates 23 members are destined for the three Auckland districts, 15 to other North Island stations and 13 to South Island stations.

The patron of Wing 213 was Sir Angus Tait.

ENDS

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