Kaikōura has a new boat safety officer for the summer
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Living Here is sent to all households in the Canterbury region to give residents an overview of what is happening in the region.
Nav Safety Officer urges caution from boaties following river incident
Boaties should test their equipment and have strong communication channels ready for their vessels as Safer Boating Week gets underway.
Only the hardy souls will be out on the water this time of year. The rest of us will be staying warm and dry on shore, which gives us time...
Whether you have a paddleboard or a 10-metre power boat, all watercraft require maintenance and winter’s the perfect time for it.
A fire on an 80-metre fishing ship in Timaru Port is contained.
Boaties breaking the speed limit has been the number one complaint on Canterbury waterways this summer.
Environment Canterbury’s Harbourmaster’s Office is reminding boaties about the dangers of crossing sand bars on rivers to get out to sea.
Jet skiers at Sumner in Christchurch are being reminded by the Harbourmaster’s Office to stick to a fast walking pace when they are close to the shore or swimmers.
Environment Canterbury is improving its ability to track and communicate with ships in the Akaroa Harbour.
A “no excuses” campaign for recreational boaties caught speeding or not wearing lifejackets is about to kick off.