Reporting Local Issues with Snap, Send, Solve

We work closely with the City Council to identify the specific location 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 metres of...

Stolen Van Located in Halswell

Last Tuesday a patrol located a stolen van dumped at the Halswell Quarry. We recently increased our patrol activity in the area. After noticing a large number of posts about thefts in the Halswell Community Group. We keep an eye out in our local Facebook groups for...

A Farewell to Leon

Sadly, we learnt this week of the passing of one of our members, Leon Worley. Leon had been with the patrol for just over five years. Leon was one of our most loyal, committed and reliable patrollers. Serving his community was really important to him, and he was one...

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...