Coastguard Kaipara Inc, formerly Kaipara Sea Rescue was formed in 1979 and provides SAR coverage from Manukau to Hokianga over 1850 square miles of the Southern Hemisphere's largest harbour and Tasman Sea.

Over the years Coastguard Kaipara has provided SAR response for a variety of incidents ranging from a light aircraft crash to escorting the vessel “Earthrace” across the bar in atrocious conditions after her record breaking global transit.


Training - every Tuesday 1900 at The Boat Shed -82 Mill Road, Helensville. If you would like to become part of our volunteer crew or just find out what we do please contact us.

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

Legal Name Coastguard Kaipara Inc
Charity Number   CC34757         

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