Outdoors New Zealand is the lead organisation for the outdoor recreation and education sector. Outdoors New Zealand is responsible for coordinating and supporting organisations and individuals within this sector. We encourage collaboration, cooperation, coordination and actively promote and advocate for outdoor recreation and education.
Our main strategic priorities are:
•Learning, Advocacy and Excellence
•Independent Safety Assurance (OutdoorsMark)
To provide leadership and support for the outdoor recreation and education sector in New Zealand.
To see people in New Zealand enjoying the opportunity for positive outdoor recreation and education experiences through a coherent, vibrant, and effective outdoor sector.
•Trust - Outdoors New Zealand will operate with honesty and integrity in our relationships with staff, board members, strategic partners and members
•Empowerment - Outdoors New Zealand will strengthen the ability of members to be effective in their own communities
•Diversity - Outdoors New Zealand will recognise, respect and embrace individual and institutional difference in the outdoor recreation and education sector
•Sustainability - Outdoors New Zealand will operate in ways that recognise the importance of a socially, ecologically and economically sustainable future
"Our mission is to serve the membership by promoting safe operations, global development, professional growth, and commercial success of the amusement parks and attractions industry."
We envision a professional association regarded as an indispensable resource for our members and an international authority for our industry by:
• Advancing safe facility operations globally.
• Promoting a favorable public image for the association, its leadership, and the
industry at large to consumers, government officials, and the media.
• Providing primary sources for market connections for buyers and suppliers while
maintaining economic vitality for the association and value for its members.
• Providing continuing education and training in amusement facility operations.
• Being an allied partner with industry associations that expand the IAAPA brand,
increase membership, and increase attendance at IAAPA branded trade shows.
• Being a credible resource for industry data and statistical analysis.
Central to achieving our vision is a focus on our members as the reason for our existence and a resolute respect for our employees as the source of our strength.
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