AdventureSmart connects people with the resources that they need, to safely enjoy recreating in New Zealand's great outdoors.
AdventureSmart is managed by the New Zealand Search and Rescue Council(external link) (NZSAR), which works with many organisations around New Zealand in the interest of public safety, including:
- New Zealand Police(external link) - responding to land-based search and rescue operations
- Rescue Coordination Centre(external link) (RCCNZ) - responding to water-based search and rescue operations and beacon alerts.
- NZ Mountain Safety Council(external link) - access essential information for safe land-based activities such as how-to videos, the Plan My Walk app, skills and other online tools.
- Department of Conservation(external link) - managing walking/tramping/hiking tracks, wildlife management and hut management on public conservation land
- Water Safety New Zealand(external link) - providing significant resources, governance and awareness relating to water-based activities
- Surf Life Saving New Zealand(external link) - providing practical lifesaving duties at monitored beaches, many awareness campaigns and resources as well as competitive sporting and club-based activities
- Maritime New Zealand (external link)- regulating, governance and providing awareness and practical resources relating to boating activities in New Zealand's waters
- Coastguard New Zealand(external link) - providing practical safety assistance on the water including offering boat towing services and bar crossing assistance as well as boating-related resources and apps
- New Zealand Land Search and Rescue(external link) - providing over 3,300 professionally trained volunteers who respond to search and rescue operations across New Zealand
- Amateur Radio Emergency Communications(external link) - providing radio communication support to search and rescue operations, as well as civil defence emergencies.
- Youth Search and Rescue (YSAR)(external link) - youth organisation training the next generation of search and rescue responders.
- Members of the Land Safety Forum(external link) and the Safer Boating Forum(external link).
Special thanks to these and the many other organisations who contribute to recreational safety in New Zealand.