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Canterbury District

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Canterbury District

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The Canterbury Police District covers the east coast of the South Island. It stretches from the coast to high in the Southern Alps and from the Conway River, south of Kaikoura, to the Waitaki River, south of Timaru. Canterbury Police District serves a population that includes Christchurch city, several provincial towns and a vast rural and alpine hinterland.

Much of the district was affected by the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, with communities displaced, infrastructure damaged and individuals affected by trauma and by ongoing uncertainty and disruption. The region faces a sustained rebuilding phase, with a unique opportunity to shape a new future.

Police are playing their part, responding with an increased focus on crime and crash prevention, community engagement and visibility, as well as working in partnership with other central and local agencies.

 

Christchurch Metro Area 

Unfortunately we are not currently accepting applications in this area.

Mid South Canterbury Area

Unfortunately we are not currently accepting applications in this area.

Canterbury Rural Area

Unfortunately we are not currently accepting applications in this area.

Rejoins

Unfortunately we are not currently accepting rejoin applications in Canterbury District.

 

For more information about Canterbury District

Visit the Canterbury Police District Facebook page
Visit the Canterbury District page on police.govt.nz