Our Maritime team look after the navigational safety of all vessels in Northland's harbours – from Kaipara in the south to Pärengarenga in the north – and around the region's coastline. We encourage safe boating behaviour and are ready to respond in case of a marine oil spill.
We play an important part in keeping our harbours and lakes safe for everyone.
Find information and advice to keep yourself and others safe on our harbours and coast.
Find out how to get a mooring or marina berth in Northland and register moorings for sale or rent.
Access forms relating to maritime activities and fees for pilotage and other maritime services.
Marine reserve locations and rules associated with preventing pollution in our marine environment.
All publications relating to the coast are available in our resource library.
Communication and navigation requirements for vessels entering Northland harbours.
Northland has a large number of public boat ramps in our harbours and lakes.
The Harbourmaster's summary of the cruise ship season for the Bay of Islands.
Find which cruise ships are visiting Northland and guidelines for superyachts.
Hydrographic survey data for the Hātea River and Whāngārei Harbour.