Museum news

Museum news

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Winter 2021)

    In this issue:

    • 40 years since the Springbok Tour and Operation Rugby
    • Meet more of the Museum team
    • Police milestones in bottles
    • Local SOCO legend Kerry Morrell
    • Love Local Expo 2021
    • Touching tributes to the fallen


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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz(link sends e-mail).

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Autumn 2021)

    In this issue:

    • The bravery of Segrean William Shore Hughes
    • Meet more of the Museum team.
    • The Dame Te Atairangikaahu Cadet Wing
    • New exhibits: Forensic Files and the Sinking of the MS Mikhael Lermentov.
    • 53 years since the Wahine disaster
    • Traffic Officer Russell Coddington


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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz(link sends e-mail).

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Summer 2021)

    In this issue:

    • Police training through the eyes of a 6-year old, by John Hotham.
    • Meet more of the Museum team.
    • A nostalgic walk through Police training over the years.
    • Visit the Museum in 2021!
    • A teaser for our new Forensic Files display.
    • Momentos of Murder.
    • 80 year since Kōwhitirangi.
    • The Memorial wall.


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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz(link sends e-mail).

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Spring 2020)

    In this issue:

    • A Floral Tribute to Constable Matthew Hunt.
    • Something nautical from our collection.
    • A Movember celebration – Handlebar Harry.
    • Exploring Police Studies and Wellington Heritage Week.
    • Meet more of the Museum team.
    • Festive season gifts from the Museum shop!


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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz.

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Winter 2020)

    In this issue:

    • Meet the museum K9s.
    • The New Zealand Police Recognition Project
    • A sneek peak of the Bush whanau Taiaha, carved by Tene Waitere of Ngāti Tarāwhai.
    • A focus on the Police National Dive Squad.
    • Meet the Curator Collections.
    • 100 years since the first murder conviction using fingerprinting in New Zealand.

     

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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz(link sends e-mail).

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Autumn 2020)

    In this issue:

    • Meet the museum's newest enthusiast.
    • Meet the director behind the museum.
    • The history of Tug of War in police.
    • Our latest "Cabinet of Curiosities" display.
    • A selection of virtual museum experiences from around the world.
    • What the museum has been up to during the rāhui.


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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Summer 2020)

    In this issue:

    • The contribution of the US Navy to Operation Overdue.
    • More of the team behind the museum.
    • Our new Interactive Photo Booth.
    • Our new education programmes for 2020.
    • The Police Museum out and about at Creekfest 2020.
    • Some good reads on policing history in New Zealand.

     

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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz(link sends e-mail).

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Spring 2019)

    In this issue:

    • 'Operation Overdue the New Zealand Police story'
    • Our new Front of House upgrade
    • More of the team behind the museum
    • A Wing Patron's gift from the Museum's collection
    • A community engagement initiative between a local primary school and the New Zealand Police  
    • Snippets from a school careers visit to the Museum and the Royal New Zealand Police College

     

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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz(link sends e-mail).

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Winter 2019)

    In this issue:

    • Our new Ashburton Police station sign
    • The volunteers behind the Museum
    • Remembering police historian Ray Carter
    • A preview of new exhibits

     

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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz(link sends e-mail).

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Autumn 2019)

    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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    *EVIDENCE is the official communiqué of the New Zealand Police Museum.
    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz.