Helpful Links and Resources

September 19, 2017

From the storm warning that safeguards a fishing fleet, to forecasts that help power companies meet demand, to a commuter’s decision to wear a coat - whether you're staying dry, staying safe or staying ahead of the competition, MetService is right there with you. MetService head office in Wellington, New ZealandMetService creates weather insights and solutions that make a real difference for our customers, so we can deliver real benefits for New Zealand.

September 19, 2017

Since the November 2016 Earthquake its a great idea to plan your travel ahead, its even more important to check out which roads may be closed. this website has a live map that shows all the main roads. the interactive map clearly shows what open and when it will be reviewed if closed.  

PADI Medical Statement - For Students

September 21, 2017

This is a statement in which you are informed of some potential risks involved in scuba diving and of the conduct required of you during the scuba training program. Your signature on this statement is required for you to participate in the scuba training program offered 

New Zealand Occupational Diving Medical Examination - For CoC

September 21, 2017

New Zealand Occupational Diving Medical Examination

This examination can ONLY be completed by a registered Medical Practitioner who is listed with the New Zealand Department of Labour as a Designated Diving Doctor.

To be completed at least every 5 years, or as determined by the Diving Medical Consultant. A self-check questionnaire must also be completed at this time. 

September 19, 2017

This area is within the South-East area but has different rules. It covers the waters from Clarence Point to the mouth of the Conway River out to a distance of 12 nautical miles.

All recreational fishing – including potting, netting and all other fishing methods – is covered by rules.

Remember, if you're a recreational fisher, selling any fish or shellfish you catch is illegal.

September 19, 2017

Kaikoura has a rich history and culture. Maori heritage is reflected in the name, Kaikoura. Tama ki Te Rangi arrived in the area many hundreds of years ago and was tired and hungry. He found an abundance of crayfish and named the area “Te Ahi Kaikoura a Tama ki Te Rangi” – the fire that cooked the crayfish of Tama ki Te Rangi.
Kai – food Koura – crayfish

September 19, 2017

Coastguard Kaikoura was started in 1968 as the Kaikoura Lifeboat Institution Inc. 

We have a 15 member strong crew that are highly trained and passionate about being the best they can be.

In 2009 we expanded our headquarters adding a training room over our old launching ramp.  A small colony of penguins has lived under here for many years and with the assistance of a local expert we have created a public viewing area and nesting boxes.  Groups are able to visit by appointment.

September 19, 2017

PADI Divers carry the most respected and sought after scuba diving credentials in the world. No matter where you choose to dive, your PADI certification card will be recognized and accepted. In fact, on most scuba diving adventures, you’ll be surrounded by other PADI Divers who made the same certification choice you did – to train with the world’s largest and most respected scuba diving training organization.

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