Coastguard Waiuku was formed in 1973 after two drownings on the Waikato River. Our area of operation includes the Waikato River up as far as Huntly, Waikato River Bar,  the West Coast up to 12 nautical miles out, and the Manukau Harbour and bar.

Training - every Tuesday night.

Meetings - first Tuesday of the month. Contact John for times and details.


Visit our About Us section for more information on our unit's VesselsSponsors and how you can Contact Us.

Legal Name Waiuku Search and Rescue Association (Inc) 
Charity Number   CC41606              




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Coastguard is a charity. Our volunteers need your help to save lives at sea.

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Support the Coastguard and our volunteers in their mission of ‘saving lives at sea’, and get benefits at the same time.

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Increase your knowledge and confidence by completing a boating course.

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No matter your skill set, there’s a place for you in the Coastguard whānau.

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Thanks to our life-saving partners:
  • Auckland Council
  • Northland Regional Council
  • Waikato Regional Council
  • Hutchwilco
  • Marine Deals
  • Tower
  • Kordia
  • Hyundai
  • Line7
  • Century Batteries
  • Half Moon Bay
  • NZCT
  • Lotteries Grants Board
  • Lion Foundation
  • Pub Charity