Welcome to New Zealand Search and Rescue

The New Zealand Search and Rescue (NZSAR) Council has a mandate from the NZ government to provide strategic leadership to the New Zealand Search and Rescue Sector.

We help improve the overall co-ordination, cohesion, capability and leadership of search and rescue by working alongside the key organisations and individuals providing search and rescue services throughout New Zealand.

What's New?
Get Outdoors Week 15-22nd Feb 2019

Get Outdoors Week Information sheet

ANZSAR Conference, 14 June 2019

The Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue Conference will be held 14 June 2019 at RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland. The theme for the 2019 conference is SAR Never Sleeps – Past, Present and Future of Search and Rescue. This year’s presentation topics include; search & rescue, SAR communication and technology, resilience, health & wellbeing, training, leadership & decision making and lessons learnt.

To submit an abstract, prepare a 300-word description of your presentation along with a 100-word biography and submit prior to Friday 1 March 2019. Submit at https://sar.anzdmc.com.au/conference-information/submit-abstract/

NZSAR Strategic Plan

The New Zealand Search and Rescue Strategic Plan for 2017-20 is available here.

NZSAR Calendar

2018 Training Calendar

The 2018 SAR Calendar for training provided by Tai Poutini Polytechnic can be accessed on this link.



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Monday, February 18, 2019