Marine Mate offers tide times, local boat ramps, VHF channels, and local boating zones for the whole country.
Check forecasts, Nowcasting and tides in your area.
A useful wind forecast application for iOS or Android with a high accuracy rate.
For kitesurfers, windsurfers, surfers, sailors, and paragliders: The real time observations on wind forecasts.
A Wind forecasting utility, great for planning your next trip out on the water
A general purpose charting app for boating in NZ.
Know the rules that apply to all vessels. Contact Harbourmaster: 24 hour emergency duty officer phone 09 362 0397
Maritime NZ ensure that all maritime activities are carried out safely, with minimal impact on the environment and on our nation’s security.
Water Safety NZ
Water Safety NZ work to reduce the high number of Kiwis who lose their lives or are injured in the water each year.
NZ Marine are committed to developing the marine industry in New Zealand by promoting training, export initiatives and boat shows, as well as helping our members build successful businesses.
Coastguard New Zealand
Coastguard New Zealand is the charity saving lives at sea and educating New Zealanders on how to stay safe on the water.
We help improve the overall co-ordination, cohesion, capability and leadership of search and rescue by working alongside the key organisations and individuals providing search and rescue services throughout New Zealand.
This website provides all the information you need to know about using and registering 406 MHz distress beacons.
New Zealand Safer Boating Forum
The purpose of this forum is to work together to develop and implement a common safety recreational boating strategy for New Zealand and to support agreed boating safety policy, communications, education, compliance and regulation.