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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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