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Lunch with Wing 316 recruits at the Police College

This morning Dame Patsy and Sir David visited the Police College to touch base with Wing 316 recruits, who are currently in their 7th week of training to become Police officers. Dame Patsy is Patron of Wing 316.

The recruits range in age from 19 to 50. Dame Patsy noted that although the demographic data for the recruits was representative of contemporary New Zealand in terms of ethnicity, that only 30 percent of them were female, and she looked forward to seeing the numbers of women increasing in future intakes.

Dame Patsy and Sir David were welcomed with a powhiri before having lunch with the recruits.

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an image of Dame Patsy with Wing 316 instructors

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