Auckland Land Search & Rescue - LandSAR

Auckland Land Search & Rescue - LandSAR

Auckland LandSAR are highly trained volunteers available 24/7 to help the lost, missing and injured in greater Auckland.


Auckland LandSAR are highly trained volunteers on call for the NZ Police 24/7 when someone goes missing, gets lost or injured in the outdoors in the greater Auckland region.

Land Search and Rescue NZ or LandSAR as we’re known is the 3rd most trusted charity in New Zealand. Our search and rescue volunteers contribute their time freely and we need to train and equip them.

They donate over 33,000 hours to rescue operations and spend over 124,000 hours training for rescue operations every year. The goodwill and generosity of the public can help us fund accredited training programmes, ongoing operational expenses and equipment purchases. Auckland LandSAR is a charity and we would like to thank the public for continuing to support our work.

We get get called for lots of different reasons- missing trampers and walkers, people injured in the bush, people missing in urban environments, and often children and the elderly who go missing.

Your donation will help us to stay trained, equipped, and ready to respond.

And we greatly appreciate it.

More about us

Auckland LandSAR provides 24/7 assistance to the NZ Police to help the lost, missing and injured. Our volunteers cover NZ's biggest population with over 1.5 million people.

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Latest donations

Stephen on 16 Jan 2024
Keep up the good work. I owe you from 1992. Thank you.
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Guest Donor on 23 Feb 2023
Round of beers on me. Respect for what you guys do and for what you mean to the community.
Heather on 25 Apr 2022
Louise on 22 Apr 2022
Thank you Brandon, Fred, Susan, Pat & Ryan, Thank you for your outstanding help! We were so relieved to see your headlamps coming down the ridge on Thursday night. We have utmost respect for the skilful and kind way you helped us to get down from our position and back out to the Ute. Thank you, thank you and keep up the great work! Nga mihi nui, Louise
Keri on 17 Dec 2021
Thanks Simon Clendon!

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