NEW ZEALAND SPELEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Exploring and conserving New Zealand caves

PRIMARY OBJECTIVES

NZ'S NATIONAL
CAVING BODY

Through creating awareness of karst and caving and encouraging cave users to join NZSS.

OPERATES CAVE
SEARCH AND RESCUE

By working with LandSAR, the Police, NZ SAR and through providing training.

ADVOCATES CAVE
CONSERVATION

Through research, education and liaison with stakeholders.

WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

The New Zealand Speleological Society (NZSS) is the national organising body for recreational caving in New Zealand. We promote the sport of caving, the exploration of caves and the conservation of caves and the karst landscapes they reside in. The membership is mainly made up of members of affiliated local clubs. The NZSS also operates the NZ Cave Search and Rescue system on behalf of LandSAR and SAR NZ.

CAVING

ETHICS

ABOUT NZSS

THE NEW ZEALAND SPELEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Mission Statement

To be the national speleological body for New Zealand, assist in the conservation of caves and karst, and to represent the interests of its members.

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