The Bay of Plenty is renowned for its beautiful harbours, lakes and rivers. These waterways are shared by boats, swimmers and other recreational users, so it's important we share this space safely. 

Reporting an accident/incident

Please use the below details to report an incident:

You must also provide a written report within 48 hours. Download and complete the form below and email to maritime@boprc.govt.nz – or complete the online form here.

How to use our waterways

Know the rules

If you're out enjoying the region's lakes, rivers and harbours, make sure you know the navigation an...

Apply for

Read more about moorings and how to apply for aquatic events in the Bay of Plenty.