By registering your trip intentions, you ensure that somebody will check up if you do not return. DOC visitor centres no longer offer intentions services, but the following options are available. All the following services are designed to be used in the New Zealand outdoors environment.
This service from New Zealand Mountain Safety Council provides forms you can fill out and leave with a trusted contact (within or outside New Zealand)
This is a paid service that is available via web or phone. This service is useful where you do not have a trusted contact.