Heli rescue



We all need a little help from our friends.

We have friends in high places. Dark places, cold places, muddy places, exposed places and unfamiliar places. And we need supportive friends so we can keep on helping ours. Become a friend of Land Search and Rescue, find out more here

We are Land Search And Rescue. Everywhere for Everyone.

Your donations can be received via:


Give A LittleGivealittle, which is owned by the Spark Foundation, offers a free, safe and easy way to make online donations to New Zealand charities. Spark take a small fee before passing your donation on to us.
Here’s a testimonial dated 4 July 2015 from a donor
“I owe my life to LandSAR. It was a long and hard walk for them to rescue my group
in the Tararua Ranges but their kindness, humour, support and professionalism were amazing.
I know that I would not be here without them. Thank you”

Direct Credit

Account Name: New Zealand Land Search and Rescue Incorporated
Bank: ASB
Account No: 12-3191-0046063-02


Post your donation cheque payable to:
New Zealand Land Search and Rescue Incorporated
PO Box 13182
Christchurch 8141


Remember Land Search and Rescue when you are making your will.

Payroll Giving

You can to donate to LandSAR directly from your pay if your employer supports this scheme and files their deductions electronically with the Inland Revenue (IRD). With payroll giving you get an immediate tax rebate for one third of your donation. For example, if you donate $15 to LandSAR through payroll giving, your take home pay will reduce by only $10.  You can find out more about it on the IRD website.

Donations over $5 (other than payroll giving above) are tax deductible and we are happy to send you a receipt on request. We are a voluntary organisation registered as a charity under the Charities Act 2005; number CC 11286 www.charities.govt.nz.