Waterways Services

Emergency Situation please call 111 and ask for police

Broken down vessel please call Coastguard on *500

For issues in regards to non-compliance of Waterways rules such as not wearing life jackets, please make contact with QLDC via phone 03 441 0499, email ([email protected]) or the QLDC website (www.qldc.govt.nz/do-it-online/contact-us-fix-it) and lodge a Request For Service.

Information about lakes and boating information in the Whakatipu and Lakes Wanaka & Hawea follow the links below:

To find more information regarding QLDC bylaws including the Navigation Safety Bylaw 2018 visit www.qldc.govt.nz/your-council/council-documents/bylaws

For general information regarding boating on the district’s waterways and lakes visit: https://www.qldc.govt.nz/recreation/lakes-and-boating

Coastguard NZ’s website is www.coastguard.nz/