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Tania Peters is Director, Certifier and Trustee for the Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand (SCFNZ), and Chair of the Pan Pacific Safe Community Network (PPSCN). She is responsible for overall… More
Tracey Earl is the SCFNZ Community Support Coordinator. Tracey has a Bachelor of Science and a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and Management. Tracey comes from a medical writing… More
Michael Mills is the Community Engagement Advisor for SCFNZ, with a background as a Social worker and has considerable expertise with ‘grass-roots’ community development. He has a Masters in Planning… More


Tuini Hakaraia- Tino is the Maori Advisor and a Certifier for SCFNZ. Tuini has had a long involvement in unintentional injury prevention, and iwi engagement. Currently holding the position as Safer… More
Graeme Barber (JP) is the Education Advisor for SCFNZ, a Safe Schools Certifier and Principal of Woodend School. He has been an educationalist for 41 years, with the last 25 as a Primary School… More
Lyndsey is a Community Safety Advisor for SCFNZ. She has worked across the criminal justice and crime prevention areas for most of her working life, and has been involved in rehabilitation and… More


George Fairbairn, MNZM, (JP) George is the Chair and Certifier of the SCFNZ. Previously George was Secretary-General and Director of Public Affairs of the New Zealand Automobile Association. He has… More
Laurie Gabites, QSM (JP) is a Trustee and Certifier for the SCFNZ and a NZ delegate on the Pan Pacific Safe Community Network (PPSCN). Prior to beginning his current roles Laurie managed a City… More
Geoff Wilson is a Trustee and Certifier for the SCFNZ. Previously Geoff was the General Manager, Policy and Membership Manager, Site Safe New Zealand. Geoff has had an extensive career working in the… More
Dr Carolyn Ann Coggan MNZM, Founding Director and Trustee, Safe Communities Foundation NZ, passed away February 14th, 2014, Carolyn was extremely proud of SCFNZ and the many milestones reached by… More