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Our Harbourmaster and Maritime Team work to keep Bay of Plenty waterways safe for everyone to enjoy.

Contact us

Duty Harbourmaster line 0800 5 KNOTS (0800 55 66 87)

24/7 Pollution Hotline
To report pollution on our waterways

0800 884 883

Maritime New Zealand
To report a maritime accident 

0508 222 433

If your call is an emergency then dial 111 in the first instance. Also remember that Coastguard is available on Marine Radio.


Learn more about the local rules

To find out more about local rules, how to be safe on the water and what we do - check out the links below, or in the quick links to the right. If you are looking for information on the 2017 Navigation Safety Bylaw click here

Maritime Team Icon Safety on the Water   Boating Bop Icon What we do
 Jetski Icon Jetski and PWC    Moorings Icon Moorings
Pollution And Environment Icon Marine pollution    Aquatic Events Icon  Aquatic events


Key quick links


Our region's water

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