|Northland Regional Council,
Maritime Officer, Tammy Crookshanks, firstname.lastname@example.org
09 402 0018 027 492 1287
|‘Be a safe boatie mate’ campaign is focused on promoting ‘skipper responsibility’. We are concentrating on lifejackets, speed and wake, jet ski registration and boat safety. The campaign involves the use of videos, radio advertising, on-water patrols, events, competitions, employing four summer safe ambassadors, and distributing promotional and educational material.
|Waikato Regional Council, Marketing & Project Advisor,
07 859 0793
|Continuation of MarineMate app programme, with the addition of two smaller projects. Marine mate updates (rebuilds onto new software with new app development company to enable use on new devices and build in new features in the future).
|Peter Buell, Bay of Plenty Regional Council,
027 519 3559
|‘Towards Zero Recreational Boating Safety Programme’ involving boat ramp workshops, roadshow presentations (clubs, groups, boat shows) college visits, and distribution of promotional material (including advice and training of retail staff on lifejackets).
|Hawkes Bay Regional Council,
Habourmaster, Martin Moore,
027 544 6912
|Safer boating education in local schools (for up to 12 year olds). Use of Coastguard volunteers to present programme. Presenters widened this year to include SUP coverage.
|Greater Wellington Regional Council,
Harbourmaster, Grant Nalder,
027 451 6156
|A continuation of the Council’s education and enforcement programme based on the Safer Boating Forum and Council’s priorities, including lifejackets, communications and safe speed. Advertising (using MNZ material/messages), employing a summer ranger, providing safety material, engagement with casual boating groups, promoting education and subsidise training through local providers, and on-water patrols.
|Tasman District Council,
Harbourmaster, Dan Cairney,
03 543 8400
|Safer boating patrols - extension of current programme by 300 plus hours over summer.
|Nelson City Council, Manager Consents and Compliance,
03 545 8740
Tasman District Council,
Harbourmaster, Dan Cairney,
03 543 8400
|Targeting ‘skipper responsibility’, the campaign will include a fuel voucher for safety scheme, harbourmaster’s race showcasing clubs, supporting Coastguard courses and running basic skipper education safety workshops, holding a harbourmaster for a day competition, and Nelson City Council Deputy Harbourmaster patrols (on-water checks, education and enforcement).
Navigation Safety Officer, Gary Manch,
0800 32 46 36
|Boating safety promotions at boat ramps and on-water in Kaikoura, Lyttelton, Akaroa, and McKenzie lakes, Benmore, Aviemore, Ruataniwha, Tekapo, Opuha. Additional staff time, promotional material, radio promotion.
Harbourmaster, Lyndon Cleaver,
03 211 5115
|On water and boat ramp checks/education targeting skippers’ safety knowledge, carriage of communications, wearing of lifejackets and checking marine forecasts.
|13 Councils and Department of Internal Affairs: Auckland, Waikato Region, Bay of Plenty Region, Taupo (DIA), New Plymouth City, Hawkes Bay Region, Greater Wellington Region, Tasman District, Nelson City, Marlborough District, Environment Canterbury, Otago Region, Queenstown Lakes District, Environment Southland.
||Five days of on-water ‘No Excuses’ enforcement
|Coastguard Boating Education
021 307 169
|Folau Malu (Journey Safely) - Day skipper training and water survival for 90 ‘community champions' (Pasifika Boating Education Programme) and Boatmaster training for 5.
|Coastguard NZ, Communications Manager,
09 905 4762
|Extension of the Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign, involving 56 locations around NZ and approximately 4,000 jackets to be distributed. Contact with boaties includes the provision of key safety messages, and thorough widespread media coverage of the programme. Key stakeholders are engaged to help promote the programme and provide collateral.
|Jet Boating NZ,
National Executive Member, Richard Anderson,
03 341 8814
|Production of an updated annual jet boat safety handbook, with a focus on key safety messages (including lifejackets, skipper knowledge, communications, river rules, alcohol, cold water immersion etc). Driver training programme designed to take new members from knowing nothing about their boats to become competent, capable and safe drivers.
|NZ Underwater Association,
General Manager, Andrea MacFarlane,
09 623 3252
|‘Diver Down’ awareness campaign aimed at driving routine and consistent use of dive flags – the aim this year is to extend the programme by offering deeper insights into the options of flags and safety devices available to water users in various categories. Social media is the key delivery platform.
|Yachting NZ, Chief Operating Officer,
09 361 1471
|Support for 'Volvo sailing - have a go' training programme – which includes safety as a very important part of the programme - for around 3,600 8-12 year olds. The programme has been running for 12 years, with over 40,000 students having taken part.
|Waka Ama NZ, President,
027 548 4612
|Safety training for around 200 paddlers at eight workshops, in partnership with CBE. Will include eight Waka Ama social media safety videos.