Anzac Day Get Together

Our patrollers spent an afternoon at the Christchurch Adventure Park. It was the first chance in months to come together, meet new patrollers and catch up with each other again. Aroha & Ed Bear joined us. We were also joined by Ann Smith, our DRO and our Patron...

Car Break-Ins: What We’re Doing

With the recent increase in car break-ins around our community we wanted to share how we’re acting to deter thefts. Visibility is one of the greatest tools we hold as a community patrol. Being an active presence in areas reported to us by Police, council, and...

Reporting Local Issues with Snap, Send, Solve

We work closely with the Christchurch City Council to identify the specific locations of graffiti, rubbish, and other local issues. To do this we use an app called Snap, Send, Solve. In May 2021, the council received 1,724 reports of graffiti and removed 10,321 square...

Sentry Birds on Patrol

You have probably seen a distinctively marked vehicle parked at Z on Lincoln Road, or patrolling the streets of Christchurch. This is Christchurch South’s patrol vehicle. On the side doors are written ‘Nga manu taiku o Aotearoa’, a name gifted to CPNZ, our...