About Wairarapa Road Safety Council

The Wairarapa Road Safety Council was established in 1988 and has representatives from key road safety stakeholders, including the local councils, Police, Ambulance Service, Fire Service, Idea Services, Public Health, Automobile Association, Heavy Transport Industry, ACC, Age Concern, Connecting Communities, Cycling groups and other associated partners.

  • Chairperson:  Cr Margaret Craig – South Wairarapa District Council
  • Executive:  Marie Long – Idea Services, Henry Stetchman – Masterton Fire Service, Sheri Wales - Cycling Representative

There are two employee positions:

  • Manager: Bruce Pauling
  • Road Safety Coordinator/School Travel Planner: Holly McGeorge

Local Road Safety Action Plan

This is a collaborative approach from participating partners to provide focus, commitment and urgency to address and mitigate local road safety risks. Further to identify opportunities for improvement, and to encourage National consistency for Road Safety Action Planning.

The RSAP working group meets twice a year March and September

Wairarapa RSAP 2015-18 (July)
The plan is a critical component in the delivery of a Road Safety programme across the Wairarapa District, it is very much a working document which is monitored with activities being prioritised or refocused as required throughout the period covered.

RSAP 2015-2018 pdf - Copy of Road Safety Action Plan

Attachments to the plan:

Achievement Reports 2015/16:

Road Safety Related Links

Safer Journeys:

Briefing Notes:

Communities at Risk Register:

Crash Analysis Reports:

Wai RSC News


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