Retired Police Clubs

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Auckland

Auckland Ex Police Officers Club

Our Club has been going since the mid 1970's with a membership of 210 to 220, costs $10.00 p.a. and life membership from the age of 80.

We have about 20 life members at this time. New members are always welcome!

Secretary
Mark Leys
Phone: (09) 294 8927
Email:
 mleys@orcon.net.nz 

President
Richard Middleton
Phone: (022) 3967869
Email:
 richmnz@gmail.com

Treasurer
Alex Robinson
Phone: (09) 238 7653
Email
alexivyr@outlook.com

Auckland

The ESIR (Eastern Suburbs Investigators Retired) is a Coffee Group which was started by 5 retired Detectives in 2012.

The Club’s Patron is former Min of Police John Banks Esq who attends some meetings.  We used to meet fortnightly but since Covid-19 we now meet every Monday at 10am with Zoom or live meetings on alternate weeks.

Membership is open to ex-uniform or CIB members.      

Live meeting venue: Logan Campbell Retirement Village, Campbell Road, Greenlane, Auckland. The Village provides “free” venue and catering and has good parking.

Zoom meetings: These started because of Covid and have proved extremely popular, opening meetings to a wider group, with a number from overseas now attending.

 If you'd like to join send an email to Ian Hastings at ianhasto@icloud.com
Canterbury

The Retired Police Club (Canterbury) was formed in 1969 and has operated continuously since to service the interests of both retired police members and those who have resigned from the Police in good standing. At the present time we are a purely social group.

Just over 200 former members are on the email list and includes widows, widowers and partners of former members. There is no subscription fee.

The social events each year are a mid-year lunch and a Christmas lunch. These are held at the Elmwood Trading Company in Strowan. Drinks and get-together at 11.30am, lunch at 12.30pm at Marty Fuller's special price.

President

John Reilly
Phone: (03) 351 0959
Email: 
karandjoh@gmail.com 

Dunedin

A meeting of several retired Police members was held at Dunedin on the 12 December 1979 to consider forming a Retired Police Officers Club. An interim President and Secretary were elected to begin the Club's organization. The Dunedin club was duly formed at their next meeting on the 14 February 1980.

Club members and their partners, widows and friends hold a Mid-Year luncheon in June as well as a Christmas luncheon in December. The club currently has 39 members (as at Nov 12), who pay an annual subscription of $10.00.

The club has awarded Life Membership status of the club to the following long serving members -

  • Roy Mitchell, moved to Wanaka
  • John Craig, moved to Levin (deceased)
  • Ronald Bridge (deceased)
  • Walter Shepperd (deceased) the Club's foundation President.

New members and visitors are always welcome

The Club has awarded "Honorary" membership to Police Chaplains -
Monsignor John Harrison
Reverend Ivan Murray and
retired Barrister and Coroner Jim Conradson.

Secretary/Treasurer

James Francis Pine
Email:
pinejim1@gmail.com

President

D E (Dave) McTainsh (Joyce)
Phone: (03) 484 7973
Email: 
demctainsh@gmail.com 

Hamilton We have been meeting informally for over 25 years with the wish of those attending that we continue to enjoy the informal nature of this gathering. We meet each month for lunch and regular newsletters are emailed to members.

Contact

John Gower

Email: johngowernz@gmail.com

Hawkes Bay

The Club meetings for a lunch on the 2nd Tuesday of March, June, September and December.

Subscription is $5 pa, with those over 80 year so age, free membership.

We also hold other coffee mornings and visits to interesting locations throughout the year.

We have nearly 100 members on the membership mailing list.

President
Tony Letica
tl.letica@xtra.co.nz
06 8430121
027 4433368
 
Secretary
Ross Pinkham
hawkesbayretiredpc@gmail.com – Official email address of the Club
027 2428089
 
Treasurer
Lyn Letica
tl.letica@xtra.co.nz
06 8430121

Manawatu

Subs are $7.50 pp per year. Ex and retired Police, and widows of ex police welcome. We currently have 60 members and our newsletter is issued 3 to 4 weeks prior to meeting.

Secretary/Treasurer

Shona Sexton
Phone: (06) 354 9020
Email: 
getupandgogirl01@gmail.com 

 

President
Barbara Goldstone
Phone: 021 048 4334
Email: 
barbara.goldstone@yahoo.co.nz 

Marlborough

To contact us please write, call or email Kevin at the address below.

We are a pretty informal group who meet on irregular occasions, however regular emails are sent out keeping retired members up with the play with any news.

Secretary
Kevin Hawkins
Phone: (03) 578 1219
Email: pinehill@slingshot.co.nz
Cellphone: 021 587 801

Nelson

We have 78 police members living in retirement here in the beautiful Nelson Tasman area. 

We have no regular meetings but ad hoc clusters meet in various places at various times. 

Members are advised of deaths, functions and other matters as they arise.

For more information contact:

Rex Morris
Phone: 03 548 7234
Mobile: 021 2987406
Email: 
rex.jomorris@gmail.com 

Rotorua  

Secretary/Treasurer

Phil Spackman
Ph: 021 0448400
Email: 
spackus@xtra.co.nz

President

Don Hamilton
Ph: 07 3482689
Email: 
donmarie44a@gmail.com

South Canterbury

The South Canterbury Retired Police Officers Club was formed in 1991. It currently has 57 members, former members of Police and widows of Police members.

The club hosts two regular functions each year. It has its AGM mid year combined with a luncheon and guest speaker and an end of year function.

The club is very informal. In the last 12 months there have been two impromptu surprise morning teas for members celebrating their 80th and 90th birthdays.
They are also a good way to keep in touch with former members of Police.

Secretary/Treasurer
Debbie Dick
Ph: 03 684 7031


President
Russell Hendry,
r.hendry@xtra.co.nz

 

Taranaki

We publish a monthly newsletter, If you would like to join us please email our convenor for details.

Co-ordinators
Vaughan or Fiona Watson
Email: veefee@xtra.co.nz

 

Tauranga

 

Co-ordinator

Bryan McKenzie
Phone: 027 813 5426
Email: 
bryanmckenzie@xtra.co.nz

President

Bill Gibbs
Phone: 07 574 6686
Email: 
dovedale@xtra.co.nz

 

Wanganui

Wanganui Retired Police Club was formed in 1985, and in later years membership was extended to include ex Police members.

We meet monthly from February to November on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  We gather in the Hatrick Room (first door on right through main entrance), Brick House Restaurant, 72 St Hill Street, Whanganui.  

Our meetings are informal in nature, meet and greet 11.30am, business (if any), followed by lunch, tea, coffee, wine and ale.  (Meals and drinks at own expense).  All retired or ex police employees (sworn or unsworn), partners and family most welcome. 

Chairman

Paul Tindale
Email: 
prt3414@gmail.com 

Secretary

Pete Christian

Email: petu.xtian@gmail.com 

 

Wellington

Wellington Retired Police Club has existed for over 30 years and has around 130 members on their email list.  Subs are $10-00 annually.  Newsletters sent bi monthly.

Membership is open to former or retired members of Police (sworn or non sworn), and former members of Police service organisations. New members always welcome!!

Meet 1st Tuesday bi monthly (Feb/Apr/Jun/Aug/Oct/Dec) at Police College. 

Gather from 11am, lunch in dining room then speaker.  Finished by 2pm. Visitors welcome.

Email contact:
wellingtonretiredpc@gmail.com


President
JJ Taylor
Mobile: 022 391 4027 
Email : 
jjtaylor@xtra.co.nz

 

West Coast

 

Grant Russell, Co-ordinator

Email:        rooster@xtra.co.nz

 

Canterbury Asterisk Group

We currently have 136 retired/ex Police members on our email list.

R.A. (Bob) Meikle

Coordinator

Email: evenbob@gmail.com