Media Posts

New Zealand

Article about a person with dementia who went missing several times from a secure unit in Christchurch, Date of Article 8 April 2021.

Article about WanderSearch in Southland following search for Raymond Horn in Invercargill. Date of Article 6 April 2021.

Review of Search and Rescue Operation, for missing person with dementia in Orewa, Auckland, date of report 1 September 2020.

Article in Regional newspaper, about WanderSearch in Whanganui, Rangitikei and Waimarino. Date of Article 18 May 2020, page 8.

Article about rugby league coach Mike McClennan who went missing in 2019 in Auckland . Date of article 4 Feb 2020. 

Article about Alzheimers Whanganui and the Wander Search programme. Date of article 16 Jan 2020.

Article about twin autistic boys who have Wander Search wrist devices in Dunedin. Date of article 17 Nov 2019.

Article about encouraging people to use Wander Search devices. Date of article 13 June 2019.

Article about number of searches and encouraging people to use Wander Search devices. Date of article 13 June 2019.

Article about number of searches and encouraging people to use Wander Search devices. Date of article 12 June 2019.

Review of Search and Rescue Operation, for missing person with dementia in Maketu, Bay of Plenty, date of report 11 February 2019.

Report issued by Police Media Centre, about a 79-year-old lady who was successfully located by the police in bush in Tauranga due to her having a WanderSearch device. Date of article 28 March 2018.

 

International

News article about the successful search for boy with autism in Australian bushland involving 500 police and volunteers, Melbourne, Australia. Date of article 13 June 2020.

Article from the Danish Dementia Research Centre, about GPS tracking devices for people with dementia, Date of Article 26 February 2020.

Article about Project Lifesaver in Loudonville, Ohio, USA. Date of Article 31 Jan 2020.

Article about Project Lifesaver in Loudon County, Tennessee, USA. Date of article 5 Feb 2020.

Article about Project Lifesaver in Pennington County, South Dakota, USA this is a similar system to New Zealand’s Wander Search. Date of article 13 Jan 2020.