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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Revocation of Water Recreation (Waihou River) Notice, 1979

Pursuant to Maritime Rule Part 91.22(3)(c), I, Keith Manch, Director of Maritime New Zealand, hereby revoke the Water Recreation (Waihou River) Notice, 1979*, which provided for a permanent speed uplifting for all the waters of the Waihou River from its source to the sea.
This matter is now provided for in the Waikato Regional Council Navigation Safety Bylaw at page 74, clause 1.26, which provides for a permanent speed uplifting for all waters from the upstream side of the State Highway 29 bridge near Te Poi, but excludes all streams or tributaries entering the Waihou River.
Within this zone, the speed provisions in clause 2.5 apply, however any vessel may exceed 5 knots within 30 metres of shore or within 50 metres of any structure.
Dated at Wellington this 3rd day of September 2014.
KEITH MANCH, Director of Maritime New Zealand.
*New Zealand Gazette, 17 May 1979, No. 42, page 1547