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Te Araroa Satellite Tracking Registration
Please fill out the details below to register your request for connection to the Te Araroa Satellite Tracking, this can include registering your own device, connecting with TrackMe NZ Satellite services, or forwarding from your own Satellite account with FindMeSpot or GARMIN. Device hires will be confirmed by email from Trackme NZ Events Team. This registration site collects fees via PayPal. For hire or connecting devices you will be given a personal tracking page.
Display Name for Tracking
Please keep this short, your full name above will also be displayed as part of your tags.
Client Mobile Phone
Please ensure the number entered will be used during the event as the first response call for our 24/7 Response centre. Enter the number with the International dial code. Eg. For NZL numbers this is +64 XX XXX XXXX
Billing Contact Email
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the
French Southern Territories
Heard and McDonald Islands
Isle of Man
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Northern Mariana Islands
Palestine, State of
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
US Minor Outlying Islands
United Arab Emirates
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
Wallis and Futuna
Satellite Registration - Te Araroa Trail
All choices are subject to the $40 setup fee which is automatically applied. Choose the type of device registration you are looking for. Currently 4 options are available. Hire a SPOT Gen 3 or Gen 4 from $50 per month. Hire a GARMIN inReach Hire (Mini, SE+ or Explorer+) from $150 per month inc data, Connect your own inReach for a flat rate of $49/month or your SPOT Gen3/4 for $37.99/month on our special Te Araroa Trail deal. Or you can provide a feed for your subscribed device for the management of users on the trail for the low setup fee. Any questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All devices are required to be set at a minimum of 30 min tracking for this special deal. Connection fees may be payable.
Register with my own device already connected
Hire a SPOT G3 device from TrackMe NZ
Hire a GARMIN inReach device from TrackMe NZ
I want to connect my own device (SPOT or GARMIN) to TrackMe NZ
We will configure a SPOT Gen 3 or Gen 4 for your use on the Te Araroa Trail. The devices will be sent to a postal address for you and need to be sent back within the hire timeframe. Devices can be returned to drop points located at Kaitaia, Bluff, Picton and Wellington. Devices will have 30 min tracking enabled and will be connected to the TrackMe 24/7 Response centre and the New Zealand Rescue Co-ordination Centre. Device misuse may be referred to the authorities.
We will configure a GARMIN inReach for your use on the Te Araroa Trail. The devices will be sent to a postal address for you and need to be sent back within the hire timeframe. Devices can be returned to drop points located at Kaitaia, Bluff, Picton and Wellington. Devices will have 30 min tracking enabled and will be connected to the TrackMe 24/7 Response centre and the New Zealand Rescue Co-ordination Centre. Device misuse may be referred to the authorities. Note that inReach devices will require charging at least every 3-5 days, this can be managed by a battery pack, USB Hub, or mains power where available. These allow 2 way satellite communication from anywhere on the trail. Limited numbers are available and will include some GARMIN Minis. Data for tracking and daily messages is included in hire fees. Overuse of the text messaging services may result in extra charges.
Connect my Satellite GPS tracking device
Select your type of device and the connection you require. Note that some inReach devices are limited to the plans they can connect to. Only DeLorme InReach Models, and GARMIN Mini, SE+ and Explorer+ models are able to use the $49 Special data plan
GARMIN inReach Mini, SE+ or Explorer+ - Please connect me to TrackMe NZ
Spot Gen 2, 3, or 4 - Please connect me to TrackMe NZ
GARMIN GPSMAPS 66i, 86i, Montana or Alpha 200i - Please connect me to TrackMe NZ
SPOT X - Please refer to TrackMe NZ to complete.
Choose the plan to connect
Our SPOT plans are available on monthly connections. You can connect early or continue afterwards by continuing the subscription. Plans include all data, managed via our SALUS portal and a personal website for family tracking. Your device is available to be connected to our APP TrackMe Pro. Device will need to be synced before using.
Basic 10 min 24 hr reset -$37.99/month
Unlimited 5-60 min variable Auto track - $44.99/month
Choose the plan to connect your own GARMIN inReach
Only available for the GARMIN Mini, SE+, Explorer+ and Delorme Range of inReach devices. Our inReach plan is available on monthly connections, each plan requires the payment of a discounted configuration and connection fee of $29.00 which is billed in this form. You can only use this special plan for the Te Araroa Trail. Plan includes special pool data, managed via our SALUS portal and a personal website for family tracking. Your device is available to be connected to our APP TrackMe Pro. Device will need to be synced before using. Fair use policy applies and excess charges may follow for use outside of the fair use policy. Choose our Annual Prepay for the best long term connection.
Te Araroa Trail Silver Pool Plan -$49.00/month
Annual Prepay Plan - $399/yr
Choose the plan to connect a GARMIN GPSMAPS InReach
These inReach plans are available on monthly connections, each plan requires the payment of a configuration and connection fee of $89.00 which is billed separately. You can connect early or continue afterwards by continuing the subscription. Plans details are available on our website, and have fixed data limits so please ask if you are unsure. This can be changed after submission. All Data is managed via our SALUS portal and a personal website for family tracking. Your device is available to be connected to our APP TrackMe Pro. Device will need to be synced before using.
Weekender - $49/month for 3,000 bytes of data/month
Adventurer - $75/month for 8,000 bytes of data/month
Track my own connected Satellite GPS tracking device
Select your type of device and the connection you have. For devices connected to FindMeSpot or GARMIN please ensure you have a public share page link and the details are correct by copying the link directly into the later cells.
GARMIN inReach Mini, Montana, or GPSMAPS 66i/86i connected
Spot Gen 2, 3 or 4 Connected to FindMeSpot
GARMIN inReach SE, SE+ Explorer or Explorer+ connected
Other - Please list the device and connection in notes.
The hirer agrees to protect the hired unit from damage and return the unit in similar condition. Any lost trackers will be subject to full replacement by the hirer at cost price supplied by TrackMe NZ LTD. Any misuse of the tracking device may result in prosecution by the NZ authorities. See the standard terms and conditions available at our website under downloads.
Please note that walkers agree to not misuse the satellite tracking services and HELP & SOS notifications and any misuse may be referred to NZ Police and may result in prosecution by relevant authorities. TrackMe NZ may withdraw its services for any breach of these conditions.
IMEI or ESN number
PLease enter your ESN for your SPOT device or the IMEI for your DELORME or GARMIN inReach.
PLease enter the Authority number for your SPOT device or for your DELORME or GARMIN inReach.
If your device is connected with another provider, Please enter your full sharepage address for your SPOT device or your DELORME or GARMIN inReach. Please ensure the page is public and has no password. SPOT connections require the XML feed. For TrackMe NZ connections this is not required.
Shipping & delivery
Shipping required if not collecting from a TrackMe Depot or agency.
Collect from TrackMe CHCH
Collect from TrackMe Hastings
Postage 2-4 days
Please ship by O/N Courier 1 week prior to start date
Planned Start Date
Please ensure you let us know your planned start date so we can get any information or devices to you in plenty of time.
DD slash MM slash YYYY
Intended Completion Date
Please ensure you let us know your intended completion date so we can register this with Te Araroa Trail and also keep an eye on your progress. We will have an automated record of your intention and reminder of your finish date.
DD slash MM slash YYYY
Te Araroa Satellite Setup fee
One off fee for the setup and registration of Satellite GPS tracking on the Te Araroa Management portal. Fee provides services for the Te Araroa Trail Trust to monitor walkers for safety, distribution and emergency response activations. Tracking is private to administrators of TrackMe NZ and viewable only to Te Araroa Trail Trust management, tracking is not viewable by public without walkers consent. Tracking may be used for emergency management by NZ Police or LANDSAR in actioning of emergency procedures.
Initial Fees for Te Araroa Trail
By agreeing to the Terms and Conditions below you understand that the committment in NZD including GST if applicable is the value shown here. This can be paid via PayPal or billed later via the online accounting software. Note that monthly fees for the ongoing hires or data plans are in addition to this first month.
Please put any requests or delivery changes in this notes section, include any special requests or other devices for connection.
Please disclose any medical conditions that would be relevant in an emergency. These will be relayed to medical staff in the event that a response is required.
Emergency Contact 1
Emergency Contact 1 - Name
Cell Phone - Emergency Contact 1
Email - Emergency Contact 1
Relationship - Emergency Contact 1
Emergency Contact 2
Emergency Contact 2 - Name
Cell Phone - Emergency Contact 2
Email - Emergency Contact 2
Relationship - Emergency Contact 2
Terms & Conditions
TrackMe NZ Terms and Conditions are available to download on the website and may be updated from time to time.
Full payment must be received before the device or services will be delivered.
The current Terms and Conditions of service are available on the following website:
TrackMe NZL - www.trackme.nz/trackme-downloads-page/
I agree to TrackMe NZ Terms and Conditions
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