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Latest community news and updates from Newtown Residents Association, Wellington NZ.

Carrara Park Carols this Sunday (12th Dec, 8pm)

The Carrara Park neighbours and the Newtown Festival have a community Christmas tree! We invite you to meet in Carrara Park this Sunday evening and sing.

Please pass this on to others who might like to join in.

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Filed under: Local Events, News

December Gathering

The next gathering of the Newtown Residents Association will be the Christmas Social Evening.

From 7pm on Wednesday 15 December 2010 at  Bar Edward, Riddiford St.
Come along and join us!

Filed under: Local Events, Meetings

Community Patrols

From: Dean.Adams@police.govt.nz
Subject: Community Patrols
Received: Monday, 22 November, 2010

Good Afternoon All,

We had a good turn out to the public meeting at Evans Bay Intermediate School last Tuesday evening. We have about 35 people who have completed the initial expression of interest form to become part of a community patrol. I am in the process of sending out Police Security Check forms for these people this week.

Because of the interest in commencing a patrol in the Southern Suburbs (incl. Newtown, Mt Cook, Brooklyn, Mornington, Kingston, Vogeltown, Berhampore, Island Bay, Southgate, Owhiro Bay, and Houghton Bay) we will continue to seek expressions of interest over the next few weeks.

If you know anyone who is interested but couldn’t come to the meeting last week please ask them to make contact with me and I will inform them of the process from here.

We are looking for people to volunteer to be the eyes and ears for the community for 4 hours per month. Safety is paramount for patrols and engaging with offenders is left to Police. There are always two people working together when a patrol is working. The roster is determined by data gathered by Police about hot locations and times, in conjunction with the local knowledge of patrollers.

Community Patrols New Zealand is an independent organisation that works in partnership with Police to keep our communities safer. When these groups get up and running in your areas, they will select their own management committee who will determine the practicalities of how your patrol will operate. I will be the Police Liaison for both the Eastern and Southern Patrols.

Thank you for supporting this venture.

Dean ADAMS
Newtown Community Constable

Filed under: Consultation, Local Events, News

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