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.

Download the Tiaki promise

Keep the pledge as a PDF

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

Protect nature
Keep NZ clean
Drive carefully
Be prepared
Show respect