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Read in-depth feature stories, news articles and the president's column from each issue of Police News.

  • President's Column: Police recruiting down for the count

    Featured ArticlesNZPA

    We often hear that New Zealand is two years behind the rest of the world. While I’m not sure that rings true in 2024 with dynamic, modern communications networks bringing the world into our living rooms, it might well be playing out in police recruiting.

  • Taser trailblazers: The new T10

    Featured ArticlesNZPA

    All eyes are on Police’s new Taser 10s – from the officers who can’t wait to get their hands on them to those waiting to see what difference they will make. CARLA AMOS reports.

  • Back from the brink

    Featured ArticlesNZPA

    For Constable Zane Wienk, every gym day is leg day. Not by choice. It’s to aid his recovery after he was deliberately mowed down by a fleeing driver and left for dead. CARLA AMOS reports.

  • Iam Keen (June 2024)

    Featured ArticlesIam Keen

    This column is written by a frontline police member. It does not represent the views or policies of the Police Association.

  • Mental health plan ‘too vague, too slow’

    Featured ArticlesNZPA

    The Metropolitan Police in London says it is saving 34,000 officer hours a month since it introduced the Right Care, Right Person (RCRP) mental health initiative.

  • Remembering Muriwai: The battle to survive

    Featured ArticlesNZTA

    The many reviews into the response to Cyclone Gabrielle in February 2023 – the most recent at the end of April – have identified plenty of room for improvement. However, few, if any, could fault the actions of police officers at Muriwai the night the cyclone made landfall. CARLA AMOS reports.