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The Police National Dive Squad 50th anniversary dinner

It was a night of stories, laughter and memories tonight at Government House as past and present members of the Police National Dive Squad got together to celebrate 50 years of exceptional service to the people of New Zealand.

The members of the squad volunteer to go wherever they are needed, 24/7, around New Zealand, often putting their own lives in danger. We are grateful for the work they do to bring some sense of closure to families by returning the remains of the missing to their loved ones, and we are fortunate to have their skills in uncovering vital pieces of evidence that help solve mysteries and criminal cases.

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an image of Their Excellencies, Police Commissioner Mike Bush and Rear Admiral John Martin with past and present members
an image of Police Commissioner Mike Bush presenting Dame Patsy with the medal

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