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SafeCity Host Program

A professionally based community patrol initiative using specially selected members of our contracted service provider (First Security) where we have pairs of ‘Host’ circulating throughout Palmerston North’s CBD during most at risk times of Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The SafeCity...

Revitalization and CPTED

When SafeCity established in 1997 one of our first tow initiatives was to accelerate Council’s somewhat bogged down planning to redevelop Palmerston North’s amazing (but then unsafe) Square. In 2004 the City Heart project produced The Square as we...

CBD Liquor Ban

SafeCity and it’s partners drove the initiative and helped plan the establishment of the Liquor Ban in Palmerston North’s Central Business District. The CBD Liquor ban was implemented in 2004.

SafeCity Advisory Group

An initiative of Collaboration and Communication whereby SafeCity meets monthly with it’s collaboration partners to compare notes, review incident trends, plan for upcoming events, identify issues and develop strategies. All focused on safety in our CBD and reducing alcohol...

CBD CCTV Safety Cameras

SafeCity supported the Palmerston North mayoral initiative in 2006-07 to add a CCTV Safety camera system to our safe city’s toolkit. We also assisted in the successful  application to Lion Foundation for the $250,000 funds required to make it...

CBD Community Lighting

  SafeCity through and alongside the SAB has led the initiative to gain Council support to install a new Council operated  CBD Under Veranda Community Lighting system.  The new under veranda community lighting system is now nearing completion and...

CBD Hospitality Charter

SafeCity is a member of the Palmerston North CBD Hospitality Charter which is a voluntary initiative of the city’s licensed premises operated to encourage safety in our CBD and reduce alcohol related harm. Strategies such as ‘banned from one...