Usage at peak and non peak times:
Westhaven generally has a surplus of carparking but recently increased pressure from commuters and public wishing use Westhaven’s carparks has required the application of time limits and ticket enforcement. It is recognized that there is regular pressure on the northern part of Westhaven around the clubs, and at peak times in certain other areas, but there is significant capacity in the western and southern parts of the marina.
The current permit system enables berth holders to utilize the ‘yellow’ spaces. Berth holders each receive two carpark passes to use when boating. Of course, this usage is changing, and that necessitates ongoing monitoring and carpark management.
Carpark Management Systems
A Carpark Management System, likely to include a combination of number plate recognition, barrier arms, pay and display, enforcement, and user management, will enable Westhaven's carparks to meet the requirements of numerous types of users in the future. Read more on Panuku's work in this area here