What are the benefits of registering your party?

There are a number of benefits to registering your party with the Police….firstly you will receive a pack with helpful information on how to plan your party.  This includes information on host responsibility, how to avoid gatecrashers and noise control.  Other benefits also include if something does happen the Police will be able to provide support.  By registering the party Police then know where the party is, how many people you are expecting and who to speak to directly if anything goes wrong.

Who runs the Party Register?

The Party Register was started as a joint project between Eastern Police and Road Safe Hawke’s Bay.  Road Safe Hawke’s Bay provide education opportunities around road safety and support Police projects as well. Priority areas include drink driving, speed, un-restrained drivers etc.  The purpose of the project is to provide a safe environment for people to relax and enjoy social events.  Planning to party safely has a number of benefits, including promoting sober driving, reduction in problems with unwanted guests etc.