Police Remembrance Day ceremony includes thank you from district

Police Remembrance Day commemorations were held at St Peter’s Church in Queenstown yesterday.

During the service,  Queenstown Lakes district councillor Craig Ferguson thanked police on behalf of the district.

He also acknowledged officers who had died, including Senior Const Peter Umbers, of Ranfurly, who was beaten to death in 1990 aged 35, and Det Travis Hughes, of Queenstown, who died in 2005 aged 37 in a helicopter crash.

Photo: Tracey Roxburgh
Photo: Tracey Roxburgh
Pictured at St Peter’s Church yesterday are: (back from left) police chaplain Martin Flannery, Sergeant Ian Madden, Senior Constable Wayne Park, Sgt Blair Duffy, Detective Sgt Malcolm Inglis, Sgt Ian Collin, Sgt Sarah Waugh, Snr Const Sean Drader, Veronica Logez, the Rev David Wright, (front from left) Queenstown Lakes district councillor Craig Ferguson, Inspector Olaf Jensen, Snr Sgt Paula Enoka and Fire and Emergency New Zealand area manager Keith McIntosh.

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