Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

Commercial vessel licences

Licences are required for commercial vessel operators, and must be renewed by 31 October each year.

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Unlicensed operators are liable to an instant fine or prosecution upon discovery.

To request more information or to discuss a proposed operation: 


Guide to Boating and Water Sports in Tasman District (pdf, 2 MB) (pdf, 2.2 MB)


Application or Renewal of Commercial Vessel Operation Licence (pdf, 80 KB)



Do I need a licence?
Tasman district regulatory requirements
Navigation safety bylaw
Commercial Operator’s Licence fees
Summary of national regulatory requirements