This Page has been designed to give you links to information that will be useful when planning an outdoor adventure, designing a First Aid Plan or finding more information out about some of New Zealands medical conditions.

Triple One Care's First Aid Manual

Triple One Care have produced this New Zealand First Aid Book with New Zealanders in mind. We produce this electronically only, this way we can keep it up to date and free for you to download and use as a resource prior to a first aid course, or to further your knowledge on other first aid situations that may not be covered in your course.

There are extra “appendix's” to this manual depending on the level of course you are doing, these are only available to those people attending those level course, these Include Outdoor First Aid, Pre Hospital Emergency Care, LandSAR, Coastguard. To book on these course click here.


Triple One Care's Patient Report Form

Click here to access our  Patient Report Form


Medical Links

Department of Labours "First Aid for Workplaces - A Good Practice Guide" information, this may answer many "work place" questions you have. Also a Useful link for all Health and Safety forms from the Dept.


Diabetes New Zealand is an incorporated society, and is a nationwide, non-governmental, non-profit organisation. Established in February 1962, the aim of the organisation is to support its 14,000 members, 39 diabetes societies throughout New Zealand, and health professionals involved with diabetes.


The Heart Foundation is New Zealand’s heart health charity. We fund research and promote heart health, helping New Zealanders to live fulfilled lifetimes. We are steadfast in our goal to stop New Zealanders dying prematurely from heart disease.



Allergy New Zealand is a national charity that provides you with reliable information, education and support so you can manage your allergy and live an active and healthy lifestyle.




Stroke Foundation - Reducing risks, improving outcomes

The Stroke Foundation is the only organisation in New Zealand dedicated to reducing the incidence of stroke, improving treatment outcomes, and supporting those affected by stroke. The Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that supports more than 40 field officers and 70 stroke clubs throughout New Zealand.


MedicAlert® Foundation is the original non-profit organisation whose mission is to save lives by providing medical information in emergency situations.


The Asthma Foundation is New Zealand’s not-for-profit sector authority on asthma and other respiratory illnesses. We advocate to government and raise awareness of respiratory illnesses, fund research for better treatments and educate on best practice. We provide resources on our website and support our affiliated Asthma Societies in providing education, support and advice services.


Gareth is the founder of AED Locations. He completed his paramedic training at AUT and has been teaching resuscitation since 2002. In this time he has taught thousands of people CPR and how to use AEDs. 


Drugs can help save your life. And drugs can kill you – through no fault of yours. Drugwatch is dedicated to informing you about seemingly safe, doctor-prescribed drugs and medical devices that could negatively impact your health and your life.


The Ministry of Health is the government’s primary agent in New Zealand’s health and disability system, and has overall responsibility for the management and development of that system.


Outdoor Links



Get Ready - Get Outdoors: Plan A Safe Adventure

New Zealand proudly stakes a claim to being the adventure capital of the world and offers an incredible range of recreational activities.
The AdventureSmart website provides tips, links and advice for you to plan and prepare to ensure you enjoy it safely. From land-based activities like hiking, tramping and camping to an array of exciting water and boating activities, to airborne adventures in a variety of flying crafts and during winter, incredible and exciting snowsports are all on offer.


406 MHz – clearly a better system
There are currently two types of distress beacon – analogue and digital. All over the world, people are making the switch to the new, digital 406 MHz beacons. The older 121.5 MHz and 243 MHz analogue beacons have ceased to be monitored by satellite, as of 1 February 2009, and will become obsolete.


The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) is a national organisation and incorporated society with a mandate from our member organisations to encourage safe participation in land-based outdoor activities.



General Links






NZQA's role in the education sector is to ensure that New Zealand qualifications are regarded as credible and robust, nationally and internationally, in order to help learners succeed in their chosen endeavours and to contribute to New Zealand society.

NZQA is responsible for

  • managing the New Zealand Qualifications Framework
  • administering the secondary school assessment system
  • independent quality assurance of non-university education providers
  • qualifications recognition and standard-setting for some specified unit standards.
Welcome to the New Zealand Injury Information Portal. This webpage provides links to information about New Zealand injury data. You can find information about Statistics New Zealand’s role as Injury Information Manager, and the Official Injury Information Programme. Links are provided to published data reports, information about injury data collected in New Zealand, reports and articles related to injury data, and to websites of other agencies that produce injury information. 
We believe in the value of the work we do, challenging young New Zealanders to be active, extra-ordinary and adventurous...
There are 16,000 SCOUTS in New Zealand, and this number is growing every day.  We equip young people aged 6 to 26 with life skills of problem-solving, teamwork, citizenship, and healthy living; and provide them with access to a large range of outdoor activities including our specialised caving, photography, flying, canoe and snow schools.

If a disaster happened now, would you be ready?

Due to its location and environment, New Zealand faces many potential disasters. In some cases, such as a weather related or volcanic disaster, there may be time for a warning.
But an earthquake or a tsunami close to land could strike without warning.
All disasters have the potential to cause disruption, damage property and take lives. So it's vital that you prepare now.