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Safety Exclusion Zone, Orbital Rocket Test Flight

Safety Exclusion Zone, Mahia Peninsula Orbital Rocket Test Flight

In accordance with the Navigation Safety Bylaw 2012 Clause 3.8,the area shown on the chart below is reserved as a Navigational Safety Zone from: 22 May 2017 for up to maximum of 12 days between the hours of 11.00 and 17.30. For safety reasons, during this period, the indicated area will be closed throughout Rocket Lab’s launch campaign to all unauthorised watercraft, net or line fishing, swimming or any other water activity, except as directed and approved by the Harbourmaster or Rocket Lab Range Control (VHF Channel 07 during active hours).
As the launch is subject to many conditions which may cause it to be delayed, the reserve area may be lifted on a given day within this 12-day window. Routine status updates concerning exact exclusion dates and times will be broadcast regularly on VHF Channels 01 & 12.

Public Notice

 RocketLaunchNoGoZone

18 May 2017

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