The area covered by Coastguard Whakatane extends out beyond White Island and covers a large part of the Eastern Bay of Plenty which includes three sea access areas, Whakatane River entrance, Ohiwa Harbour and the Rangitaiki river entrance at Thornton.


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Legal Name Whakatane Volunteer Coastguard Association Inc
Charity Number   CC30469     

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