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Activity Specific Groups and Associations

Automotive training and events association
No website: contact   

Cycle Tour Operators NZ

Motorcycle Event Association NZ
No website: contact 

NZ Professional Hunting Guide Association                 

NZ Rafting Association

NZ Commercial Jet Boat Association (NZCJBA)              
No website: contact Jerry Hohneck

NZ Outdoor Instructors Association

New Zealand Mountain Guides Association

New Zealand Orienteering Federation

New Zealand Recreational Dive Industry Group
No website
Terms of reference

New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance 

Professional Fishing Guides Association 

Ski Areas Association NZ


Tourist Flight Operators Group NZ

Yachting New Zealand

Drugs and Alcohol - managing the hazard

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC)

Alcohol and other drugs in the workplace - an employers guide

WorkSafe NZ

Guidance for managing drug and alcohol related risks in adventure activities

Guidance for developing a drug and alcohol policy - general 

Laws on drug testing

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Drug and alcohol programme and managment - adventure aviation

What are the levels?

Emergency Communication - remote areas

Emergency communication guidelines for remote activity providers

First Aid

Adrenaline for anaphylaxis - a guide for the outdoor industry

WorkSafe NZ

DOL First aid good practice guide

Education outside the Classroom (EOTC)

EOTC First aid kit content list

Peak Safety

Peak Safety outdoor first aid kit content list

Government  Resources

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Adventure Aviation - Rule Part 115

Department of Conservation (DOC)

Environmental Care Codes

Didymo information

Maritime NZ Rules

Part 80 Jet Boats

Part 81 Rafting


Adventure Activity Resource

Commercial Kayaking and Canoeing Operations

Commercial Whitewater Boarding

Drugs and Alcohol: managing the risk - jet boat and raft operators

Paddle Craft Rental Activities

Wanganui River draft rental paddle craft guidelines 

Shark Cage Diving - interim

Stand-up Paddleboards - general information

Incidents and Investigations

Incident Investigation Report Summaries

Incident Reporting - Frequently Asked Questions

Safety Strategy

Kayaking and Canoeing Safety Strategy 2009-2014

Standard Operating Procedures

Rafting SOPs

Jet Boating SOPs

WorkSafe NZ

Health and Safety for Small Businesses

Adventure Activity Regulations

Guidance on managing the drugs and alcohol hazard

Information for land owners, land managers and adventure activity providers

Information for event organisers

Information for providers of maritime activities 

Information for schools, education providers and clubs

Information for contractors and organisations using contractors

NZ Recreation Association

Outdoor Activities: Guidelines for Leaders

Search and Rescue

Adventure Smart website - resources for public using the outdoors

Incident Databases

National Incident Database (NID)

Whitewater NZ

Incident Reporting System Proposal

Media Management

Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) - Media Management Wallet Cards (PDF)

National Associations involved with commercial adventure activity safety

Education Outdoors New Zealand

Mountain Safety Council

New Zealand Recreation Association

New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association

Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Water Safety New Zealand


New Zealand Mountain Guides Association

New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association

Skills Active Aotearoa Industry Training Organisation

Risk Management

ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices Programme

FLASH activity risk assessment tool - rationale

FLASH tool template

Mountain Safety Council Risk Resources

National Incident Database Incident Severity Scale

Outdoor Activities: Guidelines for Leaders

Tourism Industry Aotearoa Pre-season Checklist

Resources for Public using the Outdoors

Adventure Smart Website

Safety Culture

Department of Labour Safety Culture Snapshot

Department of Labour Safety Culture Survey 

Culture Survey 

Training Resources

Mountain Safety Council

Department of Labour Training Employees - a brief guide

Education Outside the Classroom


MetService Website

Metvuw Website

Working with Participants of Mixed Ability

Mixed Abilities