Story: Victims of crime

Neighbourhood Support Group booklet

Neighbourhood Support Group booklet

This is the cover of a booklet describing how to set up a Neighbourhood Support Group. Neighbourhood Support was established after a vicious attack on a woman in Auckland in 1983. Like its predecessor, Neighbourhood Watch, which aimed to prevent burglaries, it encouraged people in local communities to band together as a way of combatting all types of crime. Its aim was to stop people becoming victims of crime.

Courtesy of Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAYE 7433 W5048 379 WEL 5-13-0 pt 1

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Victims of crime - Supporting victims, 1970s and 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 August 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 15 Jul 2018