New Zealand Land Search and Rescue Inc. (LandSAR) is
the national volunteer organisation within New Zealand providing land search and rescue services to the Police and public of New Zealand.
New Zealand Land Search and Rescue Incorporated (LandSAR) was established as an incorporated society in 1994. Our volunteers operate in suburban, urban, wilderness and rural areas including regional and forest parks, shorelines and caves.
Our unpaid professionals offer their specialist search and rescue skills free to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via the New Zealand Police and the Rescue Coordination Centre. From April 2016 to March 2017 they donated over 33,121 hours to rescue operations and nearly 125,000 hours to training and non operational tasks.