Story: Security and personal safety



Britomart, the train, ferry and bus interchange in downtown Auckland, has been designed so that it is well lit at night and that sight lines are maintained – open areas are clearly visible. Improving street lighting at night is one of the major methods to increase perceptions of personal safety in urban environments.

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Carl Walrond, 'Security and personal safety - Safer cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017