Schools, kindergartens, companies, community groups and road safety professionals are taking part in Road Safety Week 2017 by holding awareness-raising events in their communities.
5 River Rangers Guides are taking part in the Virtual Run, running 5km around their local area to raise awareness with drivers to #SlowDown.
Central Taranaki Safe Community Trust is working with schools in Central Taranaki to design and make signs to put outside school reminding drivers to #SlowDown.
Horizons Regional Council is planning to host Tamati Paul, presenting his Shattered Dreams presentation to students at local high schools. They will also be focusing on speed on rural roads in the region.
Karori West Keas are planning to complete the Road Safety Kea badge.
Road Safety Southland is running its Bright Sparks campaign with kindergartens, looking for Road Safety Champions in the local community, and running cycling activities.
Royal Oak Intermediate School will be holding a photo call with Brake, school students, and road safety partners, with the Road Safety Week banner and signboards. They will also be running a poster competition, doing road safety role plays, and having a road safety assembly from the community constable.
Stanhope School will be holding up #SlowDown banners outside their schools to remind drivers going past their school to slow down.
St Joseph's School, Orakei will be holding a competition to create #SlowDown posters and banners which will then be made up into flyers and handed out in the local community reminding drivers to slow down around school.
Waste Management NZ is planning to promote key road safety messages with drivers around all its offices.
Whakatohea Iwi Social and Health Services are planning to work with local partners to hold a child restraint checking clinic and run activities around driveway safety.