Story: Security and personal safety

Neighbourhood Support pamphlet, 1983 (2nd of 2)

This Ponsonby Neighbourhood Support pamphlet from the early 1980s promotes a kit which explains how to set up a Neighbourhood Support Group. These groups were at the forefront of an approach to making cities safer. They arose in communities that were sick of increasing crime rates, especially burglary.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAYE 7433 W5048 7433 79 WEL5-13-0-4

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Carl Walrond, 'Security and personal safety - Safety strategies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2023)

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