Coastguard Nelson covers from the top of Farewell Spit to the northern tip of D’urville Island , Tasman bay inclusive.

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


Legal Name Nelson Volunteer Coastguard Inc
Charity Number    CC33023 

Mayday Appeal

Help train our heroes, so they can go the extra mile to save lives at sea

Find out how you can help

Become a member

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

Find out how to become a member

Book a Course

Increase your knowledge and confidence by completing a boating course.

Book a boating course
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