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.
More information about the code: Land Safety Code on the Adventure Smart website
Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
It can change fast. Check the forecast and change your plans if needed.
Prepare for bad weather and an unexpected night out.
Telling a trusted person your trip details and taking a distress beacon can save your life. Leave a date and time to raise the alarm if you haven't returned using the Outdoors Intentions form.
Eat, drink and rest, stick with your group and make decisions together.
Essential tips and information from the Mountain Safety Council for a safe and successful day walk.
Essential tips and information from the Mountain Safety Council for a safe and successful tramp.
Plan for your hunt and learn essential safety information from the Mountain Safety Council.
Learn how to prepare for a backcountry mountain biking adventure with the Mountain Safety Council.