Mapping the Marlborough Sounds, Tamaki Strait, Auckland and Kawau Bay

20 October 2016

We’ve partnered with the Marlborough District Council to survey Queen Charlotte Sound / Tōtaranui and the Tory Channel / Kura Te Au in the Marlborough Sounds to ensure maritime safety and help to improve marine habitat management.

We’re also surveying parts of Tamaki Strait, Auckland and Kawau Bay seabeds.

The results of these surveys will be used to update charts and navigation information, supporting the needs of cruise, cargo and fishing vessels. Marlborough District Council will also use the results of the Sound’s surveys for managing marine habitats.

Read Minister Upston’s statement on this work

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