Safety & Wellbeing

Waimakariri District is accredited as an International Safe Community, which the World Health Organisation recommend as an effective approach for community injury and violence prevention.

The Council's Community Team work with a wide range of stakeholders, social service providers, emergency services, schools, community groups and organisations to deliver advice and support across a range of work programmes. Each of these work programmmes play a key role in improving the safety and wellbeing of our community.