Coastguard Kaikoura was started in 1968 as the Kaikoura Lifeboat Institution Inc. 

We have a 15 member strong crew that are highly trained and passionate about being the best they can be.

In 2009 we expanded our headquarters adding a training room over our old launching ramp.  A small colony of penguins has lived under here for many years and with the assistance of a local expert we have created a public viewing area and nesting boxes.  Groups are able to visit by appointment.


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

Legal Name Coastguard Kaikoura Inc
Charity Number    CC20381





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