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Museum news

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Winter 2022)

    In this issue:

    • Recognition for Operation Deans
    • Meet the Museum Team: Kate Ngatokorua and Roly Hermans
    • From the collection: Candid Coppers
    • Police Remembrance Day 2022

     

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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 (Autumn 2022)

    In this issue:

    • Memories of Chief Traffic Inspector William Barbour Bruce McDowell - a story by his daughter Grace Terry
    • Welcome Kaushal Shah
    • “Signs out, signs in”: Road Safety Education
    • Highlights from the first Visitor Book at the RNZPC
    • A tribute to our loved friend and colleague Monalisa Solema To’a

     

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    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz.

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Summer 2022)

    In this issue:

    • He Toa Taumata Rau – the peaks and troughs of project planning in the time of Covid-19
    • Welcome Bhavya Shri Srinivasan
    • Old King Cole and the Wellington Mounted Division
    • Looking For An Exciting Career? We Are Hiring!
    • Dangerous collections: managing hazardous objects
    • A fortuitous find that led to the repatriation of kōiwi tangata, human remains, from halfway across the globe
    • Memorialising a protest

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    If you would like Evidence to come straight to your inbox, email us on museum@police.govt.nz.

  • EVIDENCE newsletter (Spring 2021)
    In this issue:
     
    • He Toa Taumata Rau, The Place of Many Brave Deeds
    • We farewell longtime colleague Solema To'a
    • A Bitter Tale, scandal and intrigue aboard the USSCo steamer Talune in 1901.
    • Art of the Springbok Tour
    • Wellington Heritage Week 2021
    • Rememberance Day 2021

     

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  • 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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    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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    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