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Safer Ashburton is a non-profit community organisation that has been operating as a charitable trust for 20 years. We provide a variety of free and confidential services for the Ashburton community. The organisations focus is upon improving the safety of the local community with a diverse range of services available to young people and their families of all ages.


Keeping families safe by enabling them to engage with their community is a priority for Safer Ashburton. We endeavour to assist the community in creating healthy, strong and well supported young people and families.


The organisations direction is guided by the principle that; ''a sustainable safer community will only be achieved through providing services and programmes that support and strengthen individuals and families, enabling them to make good choices and through providing positive opportunities and pathways for them to choose''.


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If you have been the victim on a crime, check out the Victims Information website by clicking here or phoning the information line on 0800650654

The New Zealand Police have developed this rural security checklist to help you consider the security of your farm or rural property. The intention is to reduce the possibility of you becoming a victim of crime. Take the test to see how secure your farm/rural property is: Click here