A selection of SAR-related research from New Zealand and across the globe.
This report is an evaluation of the 2022 West Coast Rock-based Fishers Project developed by the Auckland Council, Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR), and Drowning Prevention Auckland (DPA).
This report is an evaluation of the 2021-2022 Hūnua Water Safety Project developed by the Auckland Council, YMCA North, and Drowning Prevention Auckland (DPA).
Wave 1: Survey Report
Wave 2: Survey report
Research conducted by NZSAR
Survey results: distress beacons knowledge, ownership, and usage. Combined with an evaluation of the beacons digital marketing campaign. Research was conducted by NZSAR.
Survey results: public knowledge, perceptions, and expectations of search and rescue in Aotearoa New Zealand. Research conducted by NZSAR.
Report by Volunteering NZ for NZSAR on Volunteerism in the SAR Sector
A literature review of Coronial Reccomendations, pertaining to SAR and Recreational Safety.
The full Women in SAR report produced by the International Marine Rescue Federation
An executive summary of the Women in SAR report produced by the International Maritime Rescue Federation
A standard drowning dictionary produced by the International Drowning Researchers' Alliance
A 10-year and 1-year overview of beach and coastal safety in New Zealand