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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3: Step 1 you can travel throughout Auckland for exercise and recreation outdoors. Our early childhood centres are open for enrolled children only.

Customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 section

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland


Water restrictions lifted - Water restrictions in Auckland have been removed from 23 October 2021. Learn more

Whakaritea he tauwhāinga i runga i te whanga

Plan an event in the harbour

If you are planning to hold an event on, or in, the water that might affect the normal operation of other vessels and water users, you will need permission from the Harbourmaster.

Call the Harbourmaster office on 09 362 0397.

To find out what else may be required, contact the Events Facilitation team:

 Reveal (Accordion)

 By phone

​09 301 0101

​Find out more about events in the harbour  

Visit the Auckland Transport website.

Water quality in the harbour

Find out about water quality forecasts and, health and safety risks at the Auckland's beaches and freshwater locations by visiting the Safeswim website.

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