Get Outdoors Week 2021

Published 2021-11-07

Get Outdoors Week (20–28 November) is all about safely and easily exploring New Zealand's great outdoors – proudly brought to you by New Zealand's leading recreation, tourism and safety organisations.

Visit the Get Outdoors Week website to find out how you can get involved, get ready for adventure, read inspirational stories, and win some fantastic prizes in daily photo competitions. 

Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails and Holiday Parks New Zealand have partnered up to sponsor the first comp – find out more below, and get snapping!


Share your #GOWeekNZ adventures between 20–28 November and be in to WIN prizes in daily photography challenges! Post your photo on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #GOWeekNZ and tagging @getoutdoorsweek

20 Nov: Getting out on the Great Rides – sponsored by Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails and Holiday Parks New Zealand (first prize: $300 holiday park voucher; runner-up receives a $200 voucher)

21 Nov: Trail adventures with your dog – sponsored by FurtherFaster (win a pair of sweet new trail socks, a hat, and a running lead for your four legged friend!)

22 Nov: Relaxing in nature – sponsored by Recreational Services (show us how you relax in nature and win a summer prize pack, including a picnic table, chilly bin bag, beach umbrella, and badminton set – total value of $250)

23 Nov: A safe day at the water with your whānau – sponsored by Water Safety New Zealand (share a photo of you within arms' reach of your children near fresh or salt water and you could win a $100 Warehouse voucher)

24 Nov: Harvesting from nature's food basket – sponsored by Hunting & Fishing NZ & NZ Game Animal Council (share a photo of your adventures hunting, fishing or wild food gathering and you could win a $500 Hunting & Fishing NZ voucher)

25 Nov: Your new active recreation hobby – sponsored by Recreation Aotearoa (share a photo of your newest active recreation hobby and win a Recreation Aotearoa branded prize pack)

26 Nov: Staying at a DOC campsite – sponsored by Department of Conservation (win two week-long DOC campsite passes and start the holiday season right!)

27 Nov: Be a Kauri Hero – sponsored by Pest Free Kaipātiki (share photos of how you're helping keep Aotearoa pest and Kauri dieback free and win a special prize pack from Pest Free Kaipātiki)

28 Nov: On a track in the Plan My Walk app – sponsored by NZ Mountain Safety Council (win a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) and make your next adventure a safe one!)

Follow #GOWeekNZ on Facebook and Instagram for updates and announcements of winners!​

  • Share your photo on Instagram or Facebook
  • Use #GOWeekNZ in the caption
  • Tag @getoutdoorsweek
  • Comply with Ts and Cs
  • Winner announced each day of Get Outdoors Week

Ts and Cs

  1. Photos must be taken in New Zealand, all prizes are in $NZD, and only eligible in New Zealand
  2. By posting the photo, you are giving permission for Recreation Aotearoa to use them for future promotions
  3. Please make smart decisions in the outdoors, we do not encourage unsafe behaviour to get the perfect photo
  4. Please respect the wildlife and follow DOC guidelines at all times
  5. Each photo you post gives one entry into the prize draw 
  6. Individual photos that meet the criteria for more than one prize category will be eligible for all relevant categories
  7. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

Any questions, please get in touch!

Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails and Holiday Parks New Zealand are proud supporters of Get Outdoors Week (20–28 November).