New Zealand Nautical Almanac (NZ 204) - Extracts

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Notices to Mariners (NtMs)

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Almanac contents

Astronomical information

  • True bearing of the sun at sunrise and sunset
  • Planet visibility.

Moonrise & moonset tables

  • Auckland
  • Bluff
  • Lyttelton
  • Waitangi, Chatham Island
  • Wellington.

Sunrise & sunset tables

  • Auckland, Bluff, Dunedin, East Cape, Gisborne, Lyttleton
  • Napier, Nelson, New Plymouth, North Cape, Picton, Puysegur Point
  • Tauranga, Timaru, Waitangi (Chatham Island), Wellington, Westport, Whangarei.


Light list information

  • General information sheet about New Zealand lights
  • North Island Lights List
  • South Island Lights List
  • Chatham Islands Lights List.

Annual Notices to Mariners

Annual Notices to Mariners are standing notices issued each year in the Almanac.

Maritime contacts

  • New Zealand harbour masters
  • New Zealand port operators.

Report a hazard to navigation - submit a hydrographic note

Mariners are requested to advise the New Zealand Hydrographic Authority of the discovery of new or suspected dangers to navigation, or shortcomings in charts or publications.

Coastal Distances Table


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