Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...

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.

  • Mapua
  • 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
Wharfage & berthage fees

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

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