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App has discharge rules at your fingertips

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Yachties and boaties in the upper North Island heading out on the water these holidays are encouraged to use download an app that details boat discharge rules.

The Northland and Auckland Boat Discharge Rules app allows boaties to see their location in relation to the area where boat sewage discharges are restricted. You can also see where you are in relation to:

  • Marine pumpout facilities
  • Marine farms
  • Anchoring restrictions
  • Marine pollution regulation for Northland
  • Marine farms, marine reserves and boat discharge

Simply download the ArcGIS Explorer app from the App Store or Google Play, open the app and click on the 'continue without signing in' link and use the search function to find the Northland and Auckland boat discharge rules. See here for more information on how to download the app and what some of the features are.

You can also find plenty of information on boat sewage discharges here.