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Aquatic Events

Any person intending to conduct a race, speed trial, competition or other organised water activity, or to recognise cultural events or practices, in any area to which the Bay of Plenty Navigation Safety Bylaw applies, must apply to temporarily suspend or reserve an area for the purpose of that activity. 

For aquatic events that require a reserved area, speed uplifting or full or partial lake closure in our region click here.

If your event does not require an exemption click here.

Any questions about applying for an event can be directed here:

Please note: you will need to supply a "Safety Plan" with your event application. View the Guidelines here.

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