Temporary River Restrictions Next Week

NOTICE TO BOAT OPERATORS AND FISHERS: Coastguard will be conducting training on the Kaiapoi River as part of the Youth in Emergency Services Program on Tuesday, 3 October, between 12:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The Environment Canterbury Harbourmaster’s Office has approved the lifting of the speed restriction and allowed use of the Kaiapoi River to be restricted to Coastguard & Waikuku Surf Lifesaving Club in the stretch of river from Bowler Street to 230 metres upstream to the edge of the Cure Boating Club boat ramp (refer to map graphic below).

Temp River Restrictions 1 

Unless specific permission has been granted by the Coastguard event controller, all other vessels must remain outside of this stretch of the river during the time stated above.

Refer any inquiries to:

John Thompson, Event Controller
021 340 356