Alcohol & Drug-Related Harm Prevention

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The prevention of Alcohol and Drug Harm Waimakariri steering group are committed to promoting Safe and Responsible use of Alcohol and Drugs in our Communities and/or Focus on Harm Minimisation.

Activities Include:
  • Facilitation of the steering group and the associated initiatives.
  • Seminars and promotion around the effects of alcohol and drug abuse
  • Host responsibility promotions
Current Projects:

The Steering Group will be bringing Pat Buckely ( down to North Canterbury in August. He will speak to the senior students of Kaiapoi, Rangiora, Oxford and Rangiora New Life Schools. He is will also present a community forums (pitched for parents) in Rangiora.


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For information and resources about alcohol-related harm go to

For more information and resources about drug-related harm go

Staff Contact:
Natalie Paterson
Phone: 0800 965 468