Reviews of SAR operations are 'no fault reviews' undertaken on behalf of the NZSAR Council to understand and improve our operational efficiency.
Reports are published to share insights and lessons across the SAR sector.
The 2015 report of the review to examine the arrangements that the Government has in place to meet its search and rescue obligations.
A review of search and rescue related operations undertaken in Aoraki / Mt Cook over the summer of 2019-2020
The search for Mike McLennan 16-22 October 2019
The rescue of crew from the sailing vessel Essence on 14 October 2019
The search for Darren Myers, an overdue solo tramper in the Tararua Ranges, June 2019; found deceased 12 June 2019.
The search for John Mohi, a 77 yr old man with dementia, in Maketu, 11-16 Feb 2019.
The rescue response to the beacon activation for an avalanche near Harper Saddle on 31 Oct 2018.
The search and recovery operation of the Wanaka helicopter crash 21 July 2018.
The extended search for two people in the Desert Road area in the period 12 Aug – 9 Sep 2017.
The search for SV Nina, lost in the Tasman Sea June 2013.
TAIC Report into Coastguard rescue vessel Dive! Tutukaka Rescue collision with rocks, Taiharuru River entrance Northland, 4 March 2009; and Coastguard rescue vessel Trusts Rescue, heavy weather encounter, Manukau Bar, 31 May 2009
The search for the SV Tafadwza March 2010.
Police review of the search for the missing vessel Hard Out 2 from Wanganui February 2010.
The search for a missing Eurocopter EC 120B helicopter ZK-HTF, in November 2005.
The search and rescue response to the Christchurch light aircraft crash 6 June 2003.
The search and rescue response to a fishing boat accident off the coast of Oamaru on 11 May 2003.