From a dedicated group of about 15 people in 1969 Wellington Volunteer Coastguard has now about 70 active crew who are on the water every weekend and public holiday (except Christmas Day). At all other times a crew is on-call by pager.


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

Legal Name Wellington Volunteer Coastguard Inc
Charity Number    CC246140




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