Ngā wāhi hei whakatopa waka karetao me te UAV
Where you can fly your drone or UAV
In public spaces
You can fly your drone or UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) in most parks and public spaces around Auckland without a permit, except where listed below.
Before you fly your drone in public spaces, check the map showing controlled airspace on the
Where you cannot fly your drone or UAV
For more information about UAV use in Auckland parks, contact us on
Call Auckland Council contact centre09 301 0101.
On private property
If you want to fly over privately owned property, you need the property owner's permission.
The Civil Aviation Authority designates controlled airspace on some parts of Auckland. In these areas you can only fly UAVs below the height of a nearby tree or structure, no further than 100m away.
See a map showing controlled airspace on the
In uncontrolled airspace, you can only fly UAVs up to a height of 120m.
In conservation areas
To fly over conservation lands and waters, you need a concession or authorisation from the
Department of Conservation.
Over the road
For guidelines on flying a drone over the road, see the
Auckland Transport website.
|Make a complaint about UAVs and UAV operators||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/drones-unmanned-aerial-vehicles/Pages/make-complaint-about-uavs-uav-operators.aspx||Make a complaint about UAVs and UAV operators||Find out what to do if a drone is flying over your property or poses a safety risk. ||aspx|
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|Check if you need a permit to use a UAV for filming purposes||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/drones-unmanned-aerial-vehicles/Pages/check-need-permit-to-use-uav-for-filming-purposes.aspx||Check if you need a permit to use a UAV for filming purposes||Find out when you need to get a permit to film with a UAV.||aspx|
|Code of conduct for use of drones and UAVs||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/drones-unmanned-aerial-vehicles/Pages/code-of-conduct-use-drones-uavs.aspx||Code of conduct for use of drones and UAVs||Find out the rules and regulations for flying a UAV or drone. ||aspx|
|Drones and UAVs you can fly in public or private property||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/drones-unmanned-aerial-vehicles/Pages/drones-uavs-you-can-fly-public-private-property.aspx||Drones and UAVs you can fly in public or private property||Find out what drones you can operate in public and private areas.||aspx|