From 1 November 2021, cruise ship masters and operators wishing to anchor in Akaroa Harbour will need to comply with guidance issued by Environment Canterbury.
News & events
The Harbourmaster's Office has observed several bylaw breaches recently, which have compromised both the safety of individuals and others out on the water.
We work proactively with operators to help ensure they do not have oil spills, and that appropriate response equipment is available should one occur.
Navigation Safety Officer Gary Manch wants safety to be at the forefront of people’s minds before they head back to the water this summer.
If you're surfing this summer, be sure to wear a board leash to help prevent accidents out on the water.
Watch out for floating and submerged debris in the Waitaki rivers and lakes.
An Environmental Risk Assessment report has been released to clarify the environmental impact of cruise ships operating in Akaroa Harbour.
Navigation Safety Bylaw 2016 changes for Lake Tekapo
Nav Safety Officer urges caution from boaties following river incident
Boaties should test their equipment and have strong communication channels ready for their vessels as Safer Boating Week gets underway.
Only the hardy souls will be out on the water this time of year. The rest of us will be staying warm and dry on shore, which gives us time...
A fire on an 80-metre fishing ship in Timaru Port is contained.