YSAR Kaupapa Māori Strategy – come with us on this journey

YSAR Kaupapa Māori Strategy   The YSAR Kaupapa Māori strategy offers a strong base for organizational development in cultural competency and awareness as we open new branches throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. The principles and practices developed through this Kaupapa Māori strategy will provide an appropriate platform from which to promote and develop culturally responsible practices, competence, […]

YSAR applications now open for 2023 – new branches available

Student applications are now open for our 2023 Cohort Youth Search and Rescue (YSAR) exists to empower the next generation of community-minded volunteers, and to do this we’re enabling adventure through our leading-edge Search and Rescue and Emergency Management program. Through cross-sector partnerships, we are strengthening our future workforce by supporting youth development, diversity, and […]

YSAR prepares to scale across NZ – Tools for learning

Organizational Resilience, Growth and Diversity are key focuses for YSAR – Youth Search and Rescue development strategy. A component of our plan to scale across New Zealand is a significant investment in our online learning platform, YSAR Canvas LMS. We have an incredible development team working behind the scenes to build our LMS which provides […]

YSAR Students Learn Tracking Skills to Find the Lost and Injured 

YSAR Weekend Exercise training – LandSAR Tracking Course Youth Search and Rescue (YSAR) is a long-term strategy to address succession, diversity, and innovation across agencies in the SAR and EM sectors. The YSAR students graduate from a 3-year program with a wide range of SAR and EM certificates and skills, and where possible we test emerging […]

YSAR interviews next generation of Search and Rescue volunteers

Youth Search and Rescue interviews the next generation of Search and Rescue and Emergency Management practitioners for the 2021 Cohort in Auckland and the Bay of Plenty regions We had a fantastic day of interviewing on Saturday 7th November, interviewing 60 students in Tauranga and Auckland. We have a great demographic of students in both […]

YSAR goes under CANVAS

YSAR new Learning Management System (LMS) CANVAS by Instructure YSAR are about to transition over to a new learning management systems (LMS) called Canvas by Instructure, between now and March 2019. The course won’t change but the way we deliver the content and track the student learning will. Canvas is the world leading education LMS […]

Operation Keys Hamilton

YSAR went over to Hamilton to help out with “Operation Keys” on the 26th November 2016. It was a last minute request from the Hamilton Police and 4 YSAR students stepped up for the challenge. Char Niles your are a legend, thanks heaps for taking the team over and Jane Houghton for being such a […]