Tiaki – Care for New Zealand

New Zealand is precious, and everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it.
The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations.
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 Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, New Zealand.

Support the Tiaki Promise while Travelling in New Zealand by following the below guidelines.
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

Environmental stance 

Auckland Sea Kayaks is an environmentally friendly business, taking advantage of the Hauraki Gulf’s natural wonder. The philosophy of the company is based around protecting, enhancing and educating our guests about our environment.

We have the opportunity to educate our guests, both domestic and international, about the uniqueness of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park and how making this a protected marine environment has made a positive change on the area.

Tiaki promise Auckland sea kayaks

Tiaki is a powerful and diverse word in te reo Māori, meaning to care and protect, and to look after people and place.

By inspiring Kiwis to protect their land, and for tourists to become guardians of the place they visit. It instils a sense of responsibility within to commit to good behaviour.