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The North Mackay Dog Park was renamed in March 2016 to commemorate to the polic dog "Tunza".  

Tunza was seven and half years old and was sworn into the Queensland Police Service following his training at eighteen months old. Tunza was posted to Mackay District and served two years with Senior Constable Ben Richards and then served the last four years with his handler Sergeant Marcus Hahn, Officer in Charge of the Mackay Dog Squad.

Tunza was general purpose police dog, cross trained in drug detection. Sergeant Hahn and Tunza had been a formidable team in the Mackay Police District over many years with successes in both drug detection and the tracking and apprehension of numerous suspects



Address:Willis Street, North Mackay Dog Park, North Mackay , 4740
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -21.122001
Long: 149.182598
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Culture


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 1st March, 2016
Front Inscription
In memory of Police Dog Tunza
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