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The best way to have fun on the water is to do it safely. Check out our best advice for a safer boating trip this summer.
A collective commitment was made to address community concerns and prioritise solutions to reduce the impact of cruise ships in Lyttelton.
A busy cruise ship season has had an impact on Canterbury residents and put pressure on our public transport system from Lyttelton into the city centre.
Before you head onto the water this summer, make sure you have prepped your vessel, checked your gear, and know the rules.
Read A Minute with Marco - Kaikōura zone delivery lead Marco Cataloni’s new monthly column.
Members of the Regional Marine Oil Spill Response Team braved cold, wet weather to test their response skills and processes in Lyttelton Harbour last week.
A 40-foot vessel ran aground off the Kaikōura coast overnight Saturday 30 July.
Cruise ships are likely to return to Akaroa in November, but are now subject to new, stricter rules designed to protect the environment.
Have a look at our three new webcams along the Te Pātaka-o-Rākaihautū/Banks Peninsula coastline.
Come have a chat to the Harbourmaster's Office for a free bacon buttie and to make sure you have the safety basics covered before heading out on the water.
If you're moving between waterways this summer, do your bit to keep them pest-free and always Check, Clean, Dry.