In an earlier post we mentioned that being alert as to dubious types and suspicious behaviour — and then sharing the details with others — is a fundamental step people can take to combat crime.  This recent website — — enables people who join up (it’s free) to do this.

It isn’t only about crime, though, but also the various things people can do to be part of a caring, sharing and involving community.  To date it has about 100,000 members throughout NZ.