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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 Airshare website.

Where you can't 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 Airshare website.

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 operatorshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/drones-unmanned-aerial-vehicles/Pages/make-complaint-about-uavs-uav-operators.aspxMake a complaint about UAVs and UAV operatorsFind out what to do if a drone is flying over your property or poses a safety risk. aspx
Check if you need a permit to use a UAV for filming purposeshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/drones-unmanned-aerial-vehicles/Pages/check-need-permit-to-use-uav-for-filming-purposes.aspxCheck if you need a permit to use a UAV for filming purposesFind out when you need to get a permit to film with a UAV.aspx
Code of conduct for use of drones and UAVshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/parks-recreation/get-outdoors/drones-unmanned-aerial-vehicles/Pages/code-of-conduct-use-drones-uavs.aspxCode of conduct for use of drones and UAVsFind out the rules and regulations for flying a UAV or drone. aspx