Ride:The Lower North

Find tips on scenic landmarks, essential roadside amenities, things to watch out for and a few less-known treasures.

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Upcoming Workshops

Wairarapa Road Safety Council, in conjunction with Aged Concern provide training and workshop opportunities to ensure our older adults remain safe on the road.

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Learning to drive? We've got heaps of cool stuff that will help you get confident behind the wheel.

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Aotearoa Bike Challenge 1-28 Feb 2017

Let's get more people riding! Summer is the perfect time to dust off your bike and explore... A fun, free challenge to encourage you and your colleagues to experience first hand joys and benefits of riding a bike

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Shiny Side Up Bike Fest

Back by popular demand, the Shiny Side Up Bike Fest will return to the Kapiti Coast in 2017! It's a great day out for riders with plenty of bikes on display, guest speakers and motorcycle demonstrations.

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Wairarapa Road Safety Council

The Wairarapa Road Safety Council is an incorporated society, it contracts to the three Territorial Authorities Masterton District Council, Carterton District Council and South Wairarapa District Council to deliver approved road safety programmes across the cluster.

Our Mission

To see safer Wairarapa roads increasingly free of death and serious injury.

We support the vision, Safer Journeys and the Safe System approach to road safety. This approach means working across all elements of the road system (roads, speeds, vehicles and road use) and recognises that everybody has responsibility for road safety.

The difference between life and death

Wai RSC News


27th Jan 2017: Bike helmets, and ensuring they’re worn, will be the target of Wairarapa Police in an upcoming operation focusing...


27th Sep 2016: In this entertaining and informative evening Nigel will take the audience on a ride inside the world of teen driver...

Wairarapa Movin March Newsletter 2015

4th Sep 2016: Celebrating Road Safety. Children right across Wairarapa get clued up on the best road safety practices whilst learni...