Community safety

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

To ensure the 'best practice' is applied.

  • Evidence-based
  • Community-led
  • Relevant to and inclusive to all
  • Well documented
  • Well evaluated

This work is supported by a Community-led steering group. Read the steering group's Terms of reference (pdf, 20.6 KB).

The following is a summary from the Safe Community Foundation of NZ (pdf, 510.5 KB).

Our support for Community safety includes:

We are grateful to the following funders who enable us to facilitate a Safe Waimakariri District: