First Indian Inspector in our Police Force

The New Zealand Police has appointed Rakesh Naidoo to the post of Inspector. He is the first person of Indian origin (and from the Asian communities) in such a rank with the Police. Inspector Naidoo will be the National Strategic Ethnic Advisor at the Police National Headquarters in Wellington. His responsibilities would include coaching and mentoring Asian staff and developing…

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Property crime rises in Auckland

The Auckland City District Police have launched a new initiative to combat the rising incidence of property crime. Senior Sergeant Vaughn Graham said that ‘Operation Hotspot’ would target offenders in the Central Auckland area, with a special focus on vehicles. “Police will be very visible around known problem locations and will be focused on reducing offender opportunities. It is appropriate…

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Workshops on export education planned

Education NZ is organising an international conference with workshops for education providers at the Sky City Convention Centre in November. The two-day conference will begin on November 1 with a launch dinner, with the following day devoted to discussions and presentation of papers. A notification issued on the Education NZ website invited those involved in the education sector to participate…

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