Tiaki means ‘to care and protect’ in Te Reo Māori.

Tiaki – Care for New Zealand encourages Kiwis and visitors alike to experience New Zealand in a way that keeps everyone safe, protects our environment, respects our culture and protects the country for future generations.

The Tiaki Promise outlines what travellers can do to care for New Zealand, travel safely and act as guardians of our land, waterways and oceans.

The Tiaki Promise communicates why caring for New Zealand is important and how to care for Aotearoa while travelling around the country.

By following the Tiaki Promise, you are making a commitment to New Zealand, to act as a guardian protecting and preserving our home.

The Tiaki Promise

‘’Travelling in New Zealand I will 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’’