Each year hundreds of diesel, petrol, and oil spills pollute our harbours and coastline. Most spills are quite small, but even small amounts of fuel and oil can be fatal to bird and marine life and cause damage to the environment.
1) Report all oil spills to the Marina office.
2) Follow the simple steps outlined in the brochure below to reduce the risk of contaminating the marina. Topics covered are boat oil management, boat refuelling, spill clean-up, and reducing emissions: https://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/content/recreational/the-basics/documents/Every-drop-counts.pdf