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Task number P028817887
Starts at Monday, 13 March, 2017 - 14:00
Ends at Monday, 13 March, 2017 - 14:30
Location Tauranga Police Station, Monmouth Street, Tauranga, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand

Assist with despondent location. Called off before reaching site.

Task number P029026546
Starts at Saturday, 1 April, 2017 - 11:30
Ends at Saturday, 1 April, 2017 - 15:30
Location Kaituna Cut, Ford Road, Makatu

Assist with shoreline search near Kaituna cut

Starts at Sunday, 30 October, 2016 - 10:00
Ends at Sunday, 30 October, 2016 - 15:00
Location Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa Beach, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand

The Emergency Services and Armed Forces Day is taking place at Gordon Spratt Reserve in Pāpāmoa on Sunday October 30th between 10am and 3pm. The event is in support of the family violence ‘It’s Not OK – It’s OK to Ask For Help’ campaign and is an opportunity for you and other agencies to talk with the communities, promote who we are and what we do. 

We need people to come and help out on this day so if you are able to make yourself avaliable can you please let Nic know.

This event has been cancelled
Starts at Sunday, 9 October, 2016 - 18:00
Ends at Sunday, 9 October, 2016 - 19:30
Location Te Puna Quarry Park, 108 Te Puna Quarry Road, Whakamarama 3176

Debrief of SAREX last weekend.

To discuss things that went well and things that can be improved.

Starts at Monday, 10 October, 2016 - 10:30
Ends at Monday, 10 October, 2016 - 20:30
Location Wellington Airport, Wellington, New Zealand

Workshop for NZLandSAR constitution change

Task number P
Starts at Sunday, 28 August, 2016 - 15:00
Ends at Sunday, 28 August, 2016 - 23:00
Location Tauranga Police Station, Monmouth Street, Tauranga, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand

After a family walf the mother planned to run to a track junction on the Nth/Sth track and back to the family at the Whakamarama carpark.

When she failed to return the family called Police for help.
All members were called out immediately.
Tracking was hampered by two hunters wanting to go in to the bush and help look for the missing woman.


Starts at Sunday, 21 August, 2016 - 14:30
Ends at Sunday, 21 August, 2016 - 15:00
Location Te Puna Quarry Park, 108 Te Puna Quarry Road, Whakamarama 3176


Starts at Saturday, 26 November, 2016 - 06:00
Ends at Sunday, 27 November, 2016 - 18:00
Location Pureora Forest Park Lodge, Off Waitaramoa Rd, from State Highway 30, Benneydale, New Zealand. 2.3km to lodge turn off Waitaramoa Rd



It is conducted in two parts:

  1. The revision and practice of CTT techniques including lessons learnt, new techniques and field exercises by day and night. The number of Operational Trackers involved is limited by the number of Tracking Dogs and handlers attending.
  2. Additional numbers of Operational Trackers will take part in a separate program again covering revision/discussion on new techniques, ideas and lessons learnt, followed by practical exercises both during the day and night.

The program is flexible to meet the needs of participants whilst providing the opportunity to revise and practise skills at all levels.

To attend this course participants need to have completed the Operational Tracking course.

Alternatively, if you are a Search Dog Handler with an operational Tracking Dog you are also eligible to participate. 

Further enquiries on this workshop to

Starts at Friday, 8 July, 2016 - 16:00
Ends at Monday, 11 July, 2016 - 22:00
Location Taranaki Outdoor Pursuits Education Centre , Hydro Rd, Burgess Park 4371, New Zealand


The 3 day SAR team leaders course (SAR113) is designed to provide existing and aspiring team leaders and managers with skills and knowledge to help lead small teams to achieve critical tasks often in remote and hazardous terrain.

The course combines theory sessions on leadership, group process, conflict resolution and feedback with plenty of time to put it all into action in the field.

Task number P024532619
Starts at Wednesday, 1 June, 2016 - 18:00
Ends at Thursday, 2 June, 2016 - 04:00
Location North/South Track, Access from end of Upland Road

3 missings persons in the Kaimais around the North South Track area between Thompson's Track and Upland Road. Mobile Locate received from missing party cellphone. 2 teams sent in from north and south of possible location. A 3rd team sent in to have warm drinks and food for missing party ready half way back to carpark.

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