Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is reviewing the Navigation Safety Bylaw that applies to coastal and some river areas. The bylaw covers boating safety, lifejacket rules, navigation infrastructure, and maps of activity zones (such as boat ramps and swimming zones).
You can view the draft bylaw here and current bylaw here.
PDF of Submission form is available here.
Submissions must be made by 17th March 2017.
Draft proposals and changes include:
These bylaws are consistent with national boating safety regulations for recreation and commercial activities on the water.
See our media release here.
28 February 2017
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