Ports and Wharves
This section contains information on ports, wharves and facilities as well as aids to navigation. See also:
Council owns, or has responsibility for, inspection and/or maintenance functions for four ports and wharves throughout the District. These are located at Mapua, Motueka (wharf now in private ownership), Riwaka and Tarakohe. In addition, Council owns 50% of Port Nelson Ltd in a joint venture operation with Nelson City Council.
Find the requirements for operating a commercial vessel.
Information about fuel and water supplies for vessels.
Find contact details for the regional harbourmaster.
Find information about ports and wharves, including navigation notes and fees.
Find out about charts, aids to navigation and requirements for navigation lights on your vessel.
Find out about managing your boat waste, including sewage, rubbish, plastics, oil and hull scrapings.