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Resource consent required

All moorings require a resource consent or other approval under the Coastal Plan from Tasman District Council. 


Anchoring (where the anchor is taken with you when you depart) is permitted anywhere except;

  • The prohibited area off Port Tarakohe
  • In access lanes
  • Reserved areas
  • Where it may obstruct a wharf, ramp or channel
  • or otherwise create a hazard.


Marinas are located at Port Tarakohe and at Motueka (operated by Motueka Power Boat Club, Motueka Yacht and Cruising Club and Motueka Peninsula Marine Society).

How to apply for a mooring
Mooring inspection reports
Mooring specifications

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