Ports and wharves

Find out what you need to know about wharves and ports in the Tasman District.

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Council-owned facilities

Council owns, or has responsibility for, inspection and/or maintenance functions for four ports and wharves throughout the District.

  • Māpua
  • Riwaka
  • Tarakohe
  • Motueka (wharf now in private ownership).

Tasman District Council also owns 50% of Port Nelson Ltd, in a joint venture operation with Nelson City Council.


Habourmaster contacts
Commercial vessel operation
Fuel and water
Managing waste from boats
Port Charges

Related pages

Learn about how to get or renew a licence for a commercial vessel

We own and manage several ports and wharves in the district.

Get your free guide to recreational boating and fishing in the Tasman District.