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In this issue:
- The faces behind the Museum
- A tribute to the Friends of the Police Museum
- Memorable excerpts from our vast collection, and profiles the work of our Victoria University of Wellington Museum and Heritage Studies Programme intern
- A bio on our new Curator of Public Programmes and his plans for visitors.
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Policing the War: New Zealand Police 1914–1918 | The Invisible Military MachineAugust 2017During World War One, while the boys in khaki were battling the enemy overseas, the boys in blue were facing a very different kind of war back home. The role of New Zealand Police on the home front was the subject of a presentation by Police Museum Director Rowan Carroll to the three day ‘Dissent and the First World War’ conference at Victoria University of Wellington in August.
Return of remains allows Huntly couple to rest in peace
Dignity and respect were the drivers of a ceremony in the north Waikato in which Police laid to rest the remains of Samuel Pender Lakey alongside his wife, Christobel. The couple were murdered at their Ruawaro farm near Huntly in October 1933 and a small number of Samuel’s remains had been part of the New Zealand Police Museum collection placed in storage following their use for investigative training last century.
Human Remains Collection
Rowan Carroll, the Director of the New Zealand Police Museum, discusses the Museum's recent 3 year Human Remains project on Radio New Zealand. The project laid to rest a collection of forensically interesting human remains which were gathered for Police training purposes between 1906 and 1956.
Secret Museums of New Zealand
Forced to Strike: Waihi 1912
One of the mug shots in our collection that was featured in our online exhibition 'Suspicious Looking' has gone viral! Here are just a few of the interviews and articles that have featured the lovely Daniel Tohill.