Looking back

Attitudes to women joining the Police

I beg to report that beyond the escort and handling of female prisoners the services of women are not required in the Police Force of this Dominion. ... more

75 years of Policewomen firsts

Everything was a first for women and many firsts have only just been achieved. ... more

Policewomen over the decades

Many women were responsible for forging the way in NZ Police and slowly making inroads into a male dominated workplace, tirelessly campaigning for women to be accepted into different operational areas of Police. ... more

Women in Uniform – What we wore

For the first ten years there was no uniform worn by women. In 1952 the first women’s uniform was released and has undergone a number of major changes since those early years. ... More