How I Can Help

Coastguard needs you! Here's how you can support Coastguard volunteers, or even become one yourself:


Donate today and support Coastguard volunteers!

Buy a lottery ticket

You could win a sensational prize!

Donating each month

Give a regular gift and become a vital supporter of Coastguard’s Team Rescue.

How your donation helps

Find out why Coastguard needs your support and how it helps us in doing our work.

MayDay Appeal

Learn about Coastguard’s annual appeal and how you can get involved.

Including a gift in my will

Discover how to give a gift that keeps on giving.

Giving through my pay

Set up a regular donation directly from your pay – it couldn’t be easier!

Giving in memory

Honour the memory of a loved one with this special gift.

I want to fundraise

Raise much-needed funds for Coastguard, by challenging yourself and having fun!

I want to volunteer

Discover how giving your time to Coastguard can make a big difference.


Donate now

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

Donate Now

Become a Member

Peace of mind every time you hit the water, knowing we’ve got your back.

Sign up today

Book a Course

Increase your knowledge and confidence by completing a boating course.

Book a boating course


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

Join the crew today
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