NZ police recruitment community event in Eastern District follows Puhikura launch

In June, Police launched Puhikura, a campaign which has been created to attract more wahine Māori to join Police.

The candid documentary series shows wāhine Māori Police applicants telling their honest stories of what has held them back from being recruited into Police and what has called them forward.

The documentary/short films will be used as a focal point for community and marae-based recruiting seminars and events hosted by New Zealand Police targeting Māori – wāhine, tāne, iwi, whānau and friends. Our aim is to invite korero with us about individuals’ barriers or concerns.

We want other wāhine Māori to be able to identify with those profiled in the documentaries and hope the campaign helps us to better understand and be able to respond to barriers for Māori from a Te Ao Māori perspective.

Details of Hastings event:

Date: 28 June

Address: Hastings Girls’ High, Pakowhai Road, Hastings

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

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