Member training involves a range of on-line, classroom based and practical training. Members see the "members section" of the website for training details.
Wellington AIRPORT Regional COMMUNITY awards 2017
Bill, Terry and Anthony Terry represented the Patrol at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards; having taken out the Health and Wellbeing category for Upper Hutt. We were unsuccessful this time but it was great to see so many deserving groups win. Anthony and Frank also starred in the promotional video aired for the first time at the awards dinner.
Emergency services expo
Upper Hutt Community Patrol joined forces with Tawa to display what Community Patrols New Zealand (CPNZ) do in support of our Emergency Services.
Excellent work today painting out GRAFFITI
Again a small team took to the Brown Owl shops and the adjourning tunnel walkway to play this game of who will give up first.
well done to our very own TROLLEY dollies
"Excellent" by two of our patrollers Dave Morrell and Bill Lindsay who identified a trolley graveyard and then rescued them and returned to their rightful owners.
training event wash up
Below are some photos from our recent training day.
GRAFFITI paint out
A big "well done" to the team that completed graffiti eradication at Totara Park and the big one at Brown Owl shops finishing with a walkway at Timberlea.
nEWS FOR 2016
Bill lindsay awarded local hero of the year 2016
On 5 December 2016 Bill Lindsay was awarded Local Hero of the Year award at the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards. Bill was presented with his award medal at a ceremony at Parliament.
His citation said: "Bill has been keeping the people of Upper Hutt safe through his active roles with community patrols. Bill is secretary of the Upper Hutt Community Patrol, he has been involved as a trustee for Hutt Safe City and is secretary for Wellington District Community Patrol."
Sonja Cabrera awarded Community Patroller of the Year 2016
Sonja has been with the patrol since 2012 and ever since then has put in a sustained effort taking on positions of responsibility and patrol management including being the Chairperson for two years. Sonja continues to be very active in fundraising and has organised a series of BBQs, which have provided much needed funds to cover significant shortfalls. She also assists with special projects which the patrol runs around the "Anti Graffiti Theme".
ANZAC Flag Lowering Ceremony 2016
For the second time in a row (February and November 2016), UHCP are the only patrol in New Zealand to have attended the ANZAC Flag Lowering Ceremony.
Graffiti Eradication with Serve for NZ
On 21 February 2016 we worked with Sam Johnson and his team from Serve for NZ as part of our graffiti eradication project and painted out graffiti on the Kelleher Service Lane which had been badly damaged by graffiti vandalism.
Click on the image below to view the video produced by Serve for NZ.