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Beard shaving advice given to police staff
The new Police Commissioner has appealed for beards to be shaven to assist with the Covid-19 response.
The n95 personal protection masks issued to staff fit better and are more effective on beardless faces.
Read this NZ Herald story for more.
Priority services for emergency personnel at supermarkets
The two major supermarket chains in New Zealand have ensured that emergency services and medical personnel get priority treatment when shopping.
All Countdown supermarkets will open at 7am to provide a shopping hour each day for uniformed emergency services and any DHB, medical centre or medical professional carrying proper identification before the stores open to the public at 8am. If not in uniform, members will have to show their Police ID to enter the store.
At all New World, Pak'nSave and Four Square stores across the country, any emergency services professional wearing their uniform or carrying DHB, medical centre or proper identification (includes non-sworn Police employees) will be given priority to enter the store and go to the checkout first if there are queues.