There are many great places managed by DOC in the Hauraki Gulf to hold events such as weddings, club functions or family events.
Your event may require a permit from DOC if it is held on a reserve which is part of the former Hauraki Gulf Maritime Park.
Whales and dolphins abound in the waters of the Hauraki Gulf. Learn which species you are likely to see and how you can help protect them.
Operators of all commercial vessels 'plying for hire' in the Hauraki Gulf need to obtain permission to use any wharf administered by DOC.
Clean and check your gear for pests to help keep the islands in the Bay of Islands, Hauraki Gulf, Wellington, Marlborough Sounds and other areas pest-free.
Find out more about wildfires and how to get a fire permit. Call 111 if you start or see a wildfire.