Are you ready to apply for funding for your charity organisation?

Advisory Services and information session on Wednesday, 8 March 2017 in the Haseler Hall, under the All Saints Church, Howick.   Entry through church carpark, Selwyn Road, Howick

Time:  1:00pm to 2:30pm

 

This is an opportunity for your organisation to become ready for funding with easy five steps.

The Department of Internal Affair’s Community Advisors will be available to answer your individual questions after the presentation.

Afternoon tea will be provided.

To confirm your attendance please email lindsay.upton@mecoss.org.nz by Monday, 6 March at 12:00pm

 

Police Newsletter Ten One now available

PoliceTenOneTHBNo. 409 December 2016

 

Welcome to the December 2016 issue of Ten One.  Click here to display it….
In this issue, we highlight in a special report the efforts of Police staff in and around Kaikoura after last month’s earthquakes; see why road safety this summer has a poetic twist; find out about the reunion between a woman and the police officer who saved her 23 years ago; look at some great work by police dog Mono; and get some good advice from one of our awesome police women – never give up.
You can also read Direct Line, Commissioner Mike Bush’s latest blog about Police issues.

Howick Local Board News – November 2016

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Here is a link to the latest Howick Local Board Newsletter.

The topics in this issue are:

 

Meet the Board members,
By-election to be held from 26th Jan to 17th Feb 2016,
New Heritage plan is avalable for Howick
Names added to the Cenotaph on Stockade Hill
New ferry pontoon has arrived at Half Moon Bay Marina
Library hours changing for Christmas
Santa Parade details
Carols by Candle Light details.

Welcome to the November 2016 issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we see how Police staff went the extra mile for a grieving family, highlight the good work that reunited a whanau with a lost member, look at a trainee dog handler’s long but rewarding day, meet a pioneering woman in one of Police’s toughest roles, and see how Te Reo Maori helped break an impasse in the cells.  Read it here….

Fraud of the Elderly

elderly-fraudWhen it comes to perceptions about the levels of crime it is often the elderly who have the greatest fear of crime.  Interestingly it is the elderly who are least likely to become the victims of crime.  However there are some crimes where the elderly are vulnerable. Fraud is something that the elderly can be susceptible to and are targeted by both criminals in NZ and overseas.

Most scams involve the scammer contacting the victims by phone and the scams are always evolving, so it’s impossible to warn people about every scam that is taking place. Read about the lastest scam…..

Family Violence – A major concern

familyviolenceIt takes approximately between seventy to ninety minutes for two officers to attend and carry out tasks at a domestic violence incident. That time increases dramatically dependent upon the level of investigation and any subsequent Prosecution.

Officers attend about seventy domestic violence type incidents a week in the Eastern Manukau area. 

Yes, they are talking about our neighbourhood. Learn more about this concerning situation…..

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