Customs and MPI (Biosecurity) clearance - Auckland







Vessels entering and departing New Zealand at Auckland can be processed at Auckland’s International Arrival & Departure Berth.

  • Vessels 25 m or less are processed at Z pier in Westhaven Marina.
  • Vessels up to 135m may be processed at Silo or Viaduct Marinas.
 

About the berths

The Westhaven Marina “International Arrival & Departure Berth” (also known as a NZ Customs, control, clearance, transitional facility berth) is a secure berth based at Z Pier, for the use of Recreational Craft up to 25m in length. The use of a “Transitional Berth” is required by NZ Customs and MPI as an “Approved First Place of Arrival” for processing of any vessels, persons, animals or goods entering or leaving New Zealand. The Westhaven Marina International Arrival & Departure Berth is located at Latitude 36.84’23 S - Longitude 174.75’10 E between the eastern side of the bottom of the main Z Pier pedestrian ramp.

The Viaduct Marina “International Arrival & Departure Berth” (also known as a customs, control, clearance, transitional facility berth). Craft 20m and over in length. The use of a “Transitional Berth” is required by NZ Customs and MPI as an “Approved First Place of Arrival” for processing of any vessels, persons, animals or goods entering or leaving New Zealand. The Viaduct Transitional Facility Berths are located at Latitude 36.8430° S - Longitude 174.7616° E

 

The Silo Marina “International Arrival & Departure Berth” (also known as a customs, control, clearance, transitional facility berth). Craft 20m and over in length. The use of a “Transitional Berth” is required by NZ Customs and MPI as an “Approved First Place of Arrival” for processing of any vessels, persons, animals or goods entering or leaving New Zealand. The Silo Marina Transitional Facility Berths are located at Latitude 36.8399° S - Longitude 174.7536° E

 

Procedures for Arriving Vessels

Advanced notice of arrival must be notified to NZ Customs/MPI:

NZ Customs - Aklmarine@customs.govt.nz / +64 29 296 1375

MPI - akwvessels@MPI.govt.nz / +64 9 909 3019, +64 9 909 3046 (after hours).

Once you have contacted Customs NZ please click here to submit details

 

Contact Information

Westhaven Marina - info@westhaven.co.nz / +64 9 360 5870 / VHF 13 / www.westhaven.co.nz/ after hours - 0800 MARINAS

Viaduct Marina - info@viaductmarina.co.nz / +64 9 355 1837 / VHF73 / www.viaductmarina.co.nz 

Silo Marina - info@silomarina.co.nz / +64 9 355 1837 / VHF73 / www.silomarina.co.nz 

 

Special notices applying

  • CCTV monitoring is 24/7
  • Gates should remain secure and only accessed by authorised personnel.
  • Crew/passengers are not to leave the vessel except for the purpose of berthing.
  • No guests to enter the secure dock area or board the vessel except MPI and Customs.

 

Haul Out

Should a vessel be required to be hauled out for cleaning or inspection of Bio Fouling, note that vessels can be treated at:

Gulf Harbour Marina - Facility Number 30166

Vessels Up To – 100 Ton, 7.9m (Beam)

895 Laurie Southwick Parade,

Gulf Harbour,

Whangaparaoa 0930,

+64 9 424 6200.

 

Vessel Works - Facility Number 30035

Vessels Up To – 55m (Overall Length), 350 Ton, 12m (Beam), 5.5m (Draft)

6 Den Place,

Tauranga 3110