The Tiaki Promise

Tiaki means to care for people and place. The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations.

New Zealand is precious, and everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it. By following the Tiaki Promise, you are making a commitment to New Zealand. To act as a guardian, protecting and preserving our home.

Nau mai, haere mai ki Aotearoa. Welcome to New Zealand.



While travelling in New Zealand I will

Tiaki Promise.
  • care for land, sea and nature. Treading lightly and leaving no trace.
  • travel safely, showing care and consideration for all.
  • respect culture, travelling with an open heart and mind.

How to care for New Zealand

1. Protect nature
2. Keep NZ clean
3. Drive carefully
4. Be prepared
5. Show respect