Compulsory Breath Testing

Compulsory Breath Testing is effective at reducing traffic crashes. it is also effective for uncovering offences such as disqualified driving and drug offending, and can deter repeat drink driving.

Good Behaviour Bonds

A good behaviour bond is a court order which imposes certain conditions on an offender for a period of time. If they break these conditions they may be called to appear before a court.


This 1988 report is the report of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on a Maori perspective for the Department of Social Welfare.

Trends of Crime

Crime has decreased over the past 10 years. Whilst there is no one definitive source for measuring crime, a number of sources show that crime has decreased since 2008 and has been stable since 2015.