Maritime

Haumaru a Wahapu

Our Maritime team look after the navigational safety of all vessels in Northland's harbours – from Kaipara in the south to Pārengarenga 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 all the rules for boating in the Northland region.
Navigation safety bylaws for the Kai Iwi Lakes.
Marine reserve locations and rules associated with preventing pollution in our marine environment.
Access forms relating to maritime activities and fees for pilotage and other maritime services.
Find out how to get a mooring or marina berth in Northland and register moorings for sale or rent.
Find information and advice to keep yourself and others safe on our harbours and coast.
All publications relating to the coast are available in our resource library.
Northland has a large number of public boat ramps in our harbours and lakes.
Communication and navigation requirements for vessels entering Northland harbours.
Access Lane Maps from the Navigation Safety Bylaw 2017 for the Northland region.
Hydrographic survey data for the Hātea River, Whangārei Harbour and Kerikeri Inlet.
Online calendar for cruise ship arrivals, harbour and coastal events.