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Outdoors Intentions > Option 3: WEBSITE

Currently there are 2 online outdoors intentions providers which are New Zealand Search and Rescue agency approved.

Instructions:

  • You may select this option to complete Outdoors Intentions details by directly using the links to the external providers below. 
  • Follow the instructions as per the provider's website.
  • It is recommended that you check the details and that you check that your TRUSTED CONTACT has recieved the email notification prior to leaving on your trip.
  • By using this Outdoors Intentions option, you accept that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions.

RoughPan logo     

Roughplan provides an electronic outdoor intentions system which relies on your TRUSTED CONTACT to follow a process once you are overdue from your trip. This service is free

Click here >> to visit the Roughplan website

SendanSOS logo       

SendanSOS provides an electronic outdoor intentions system that relies on your TRUSTED CONTACT to follow a process once you are overdue from your trip. However, the process eventually escalates to a dedicated system administrator who will respond to an overdue person/party situation. This service incurs a fee.

Click here >> to visit the SendanSOS website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

structions:

  • Use this option to complete your Outdoors Intentions details directly into the form below.
  • None of the fields on this page are compulsory, but the more details you provide, the better the search and rescue agencies will be able to respond should the alert be raised.
  • Once you have hit send, the system will send an email with your Outdoors Intentions to your TRUSTED CONTACT via the email address that you supply.
  • You will also receive a copy of the Outdoors Intentions email to your own email address.
  • It is recommended that you check the details and that you check that your TRUSTED CONTACT has recieved the email notification prior to leaving on your trip.
  • By using this Outdoors Intentions option, you accept that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions.

  

Outdoors Intentions

Safety is your responsibilty so tell someone, it could save your life 

The Outdoors Intentions Process is for LAND BASED activities only.
For BOATING 
click here >>
For AVIATION click here >>

Most trips and activities undertaken in New Zealand go without a hitch. But there are things that you can do to ensure you are fully prepared and if the unexpected does happen, that there are appropriate measures in place to recognise there is a problem, alert the appropriate authorities and enable rescuers to find you quickly.

The New Zealand search and rescue agencies strongly recommend the you complete the 'Outdoors Intentions' process and leave information about your trip (including where you are going, who is with you and what equipment you have) with a trusted contact who is willing and able to raise the alert appropriately and provide essential information to rescuers.

There are 3 simple options to help you. Look at the graphic below to choose the best option for you and then scroll down to sleect.

Remember safety is YOUR responsibility, this process only takes a couple of minutes, it's FREE, endorsed by New Zealand's Search and Rescue agencies  and could save your life.

OPTION 1: ONLINE
Complete the information in an online form and hit send to automatically email it to your trusted contact.

CLICK HERE TO CHOOSE THIS OPTION >>

OPTION 2: ELECTRONIC
Download the Outdoors intentions Form. You can either print, complete and give it or complete online, save and email to your trusted contact

CLICK HERE TO CHOOSE THIS OPTION >>

OPTION 3: WEBSITE
There are external providers who offer 'Outdoors Intentions' services which basically involve you providing information which is then sent to a trusted contact for action where necessary.

CLICK HERE TO CHOOSE THIS OPTION >>

NZ Outdoors Intentions Process

Once you have left your intentions with someone you trust, double check you're prepared for everything the great New Zealand outdoors has to offer by consulting the Outdoor Safety Code, head off into the sunset and enjoy your trip. We hope that you have a great time!

 

 

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Click the button below to download an Outdoors Intentions form:DownloadOutdoorsIntentionForm

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Online Intentions Providers.
Click links below:
 

roughplan

sendansos

 

  

  

  

  

  

 

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The Snow Responsibility Code:

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Give way to others

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Stay in control at all times Know your ability, be able to stop and avoid other people.

3

People below you have the right of way

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Always use a spotter when jumping Do not jump on to trails and always ensure the area is clear of others first.

5

Stop where you can be seen, move to the outside of a trail.

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Brakes or leashes must be used to help prevent runaway equipment.

 

In the Water

Before you enter the water get familiar with New Zealand's Water Safety Code.

The Water Safety Code:

1

Be prepared
Learn to swim and survive and set rules for safe play in the water. Always use safe and correct equipment and know the weather and water conditions before you get in.

2

Watch out for yourself and others
Always pay close attention to children you are supervising in or near water. Swim with others and in areas where lifeguards are present.

3

Be aware of the dangers
Enter shallow and unknown water feet first and obey all safety signs and warning flags. Do not enter the water after drinking alcohol.

4

Know your limits
Challenge yourself within your physical limits and experience. Learn safe ways of rescuing others without putting yourself in danger.

   
 

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