Now available: NZSAR Annual report 2021-22
The NZ Search and Rescue annual report for 2021-22 summarises the activities of our sector, with statistics, key insights and feature articles on the highlights.
The NZSAR Annual Report 2021-22 celebrates the dedication of the 11,225 people in the sector, each who contribute a vital part to the mission.
Together, they have responded to a total of 3,268 incidents, saved 150 lives, rescued 715 people and assisted 799 people.
This year, the government invested $42.1 million in search and rescue. With 150 lives saved, $660 million in social costs has been averted – a 16:1 benefit to cost ratio.
Alongside the reports and figures are articles that illustrate the detail of the sector's work and achievements. These include the sector's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the development of coastal search and rescue capabilities, volunteer support and SAR research.
The NZSAR Annual Report 2021-22 is available on our website.
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