Boat Naming By-Law in Marlborough
A recent article by the Marborough Express has highlighted that all recreational boats operating within the Marlborough harbour limits and not subject to maritime rules must display a name.
This is also the case in Hawkes Bay, Waikato, Auckland, Lake Taupo and Nelson. It may also be in effect in other areas in New Zealand, so check with your Local Council and/or Harbour Master.
The Marlborough Navigation Bylaw 2009 makes the following statement regarding Identification of vessels:
For the other areas mentioned above see their websites: