Know before you go
IntroductionTake care of Aotearoa, and always be prepared for your trip.
New Zealand is precious – everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it.
Make a commitment to Aotearoa by protecting nature, being prepared, keeping New Zealand clean and showing respect.
Care for Aotearoa, for now and for future generations.
We also provide other formats for how to care for Aotearoa, such as, Easy Read, NZSL and other languages.
AlertsFind out about changes in conservation areas that might affect the safety or enjoyment of your trip.
Keep your distance and don’t feed wildlife. Follow any rules restricting dogs, fires, drones and vehicles.
Stay safe in the outdoors by planning and preparing for your trip.
Keep New Zealand clean
Take all rubbish with you and use toilets where provided.