Policies are established to support sector capability and effective search and rescue operations.
This policy describes the NZSAR Awards, the nomination process, and criteria and eligibility for recognition.
The NZSAR Council Risk Policy, adopted in August 2018, is based on the ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management - Guidelines standard to support and enable effective search and rescue.
The previous 2013 policy, now replaced by the 2018 policy.
This document outlines how cooperation and collaboration between these two sectors benefit the overall emergency management capability in New Zealand.
The agreed sector definitions and responsibilities for search and rescue activities within New Zealand’s search and rescue region.