Personal water craft registration This form is for the registration of jetskis in the Waikato region. Office use only File No. Please refer to the important information on the reverse side of this form Client Id. Auth No. before you proceed with your application. Reg No. This registration transfer is ready for posting when you have: fully completed all details on this page attached a photocopy of new owners personal identification attached payment (cheque). If you need assistance, please phone our enquiries officer on 0800 800 402. Owner details (the full name and address will appear on the registration). Name(s) or company name Contact person Postal address Postcode Daytime phone number(s) Fax* Email address Trailer registration number Water craft details Make Model CC Rating NZJSBA allocated race number* Base colour Secondary colour Year of manufacture Hull serial number Fee calculation (please refer to the reverse side of this form for further details). Do you: (please tick) Are you: (please tick) Do you: (please tick) need a registration sticker a NZJSBA member; and have specified own more than one craft; and only use an allocated race number one craft on the water at one time Registration fee $35.00 Registration fee $35.00 Dealer registration $50.00 Registration sticker $12.50 Total $47.50 Total $35.00 Total $50.00 Signature Signature of owner Date I certify all particulars are correct * Optional PO Box 4010 401 Grey Street Hamilton East www.ew.govt.nz/navigation Frequently asked questions Every personal water craft (PWC) being used in or upon the waters of the Waikato region must be registered under the Waikato Regional Council Navigation Safety Bylaw, 2006. A copy of the bylaw can be found on www.ew.govt.nz or a copy can be obtained by calling Environment Waikato’s freephone 0800 800 401. What is a personal water craft? Can someone from outside the Waikato use A personal water craft is a power driven ship with a fully their PWC within the Waikato region? enclosed hull. It does not take on water if capsized, and is As at 1 July 2002 the Auckland and Northland regions designed to be operated by a person standing, sitting have bylaws in place requiring personal water crafts to be astride, or kneeling on it, but not seated within it (that is, a registered within their regions. The Waikato Regional jetski). Council Navigation Safety Bylaw 2006 requires that all personal water craft used in or upon the waters of the Who can register? Waikato region must be registered with a regional council. You must be over 15 years of age to operate a personal This means that a craft from another region may be used water craft. A copy of personal identification is required in the Waikato region as long as it is registered. with the application form for this purpose. Environment Waikato may grant exemptions for craft competing in organised events for the duration of the How do I register? event only. Please contact us for the appropriate form. You will need to complete the registration form on the reverse side. Additional registration forms are available What if I sell my craft? from our website www.ew.govt.nz/navigation, or by You must complete a change of ownership form. Forms contacting Environment Waikato’s Resource Use are available from our website freephone 0800 800 402. Completed forms should be www.ew.govt.nz/navigation, or by contacting Environment sent to Environment Waikato, 401 Grey Street, PO Box Waikato’s Resource Use freephone 0800 800 402. Please 4010, Hamilton East. note that a multi-craft registration can not be transferred to another owner. How much does it cost? The registration of a personal water craft in the Waikato What if I don’t need to use my craft in the region is a one-off charge of $35 (GST inclusive). Initial or Waikato region any more? replacement of registration stickers cost an additional Should you no longer wish to use your craft in the Waikato $12.50 (GST inclusive). Owners of more than one region, you may apply to surrender the registration. This personal water craft may be eligible for a multi-craft must be done in writing with details of your registration (dealers) registration (see below) at a cost of $50. number. What if I have more than one PWC? What happens if I don’t register my PWC? If you own multiple crafts you may be eligible for a It is an offence to use an unregistered personal water craft multi-craft (dealers) registration. Under a multi-craft in the Waikato region. If an unregistered craft is being registration the owner is issued with one registration, used in or upon the waters of the Waikato region then you under which only one craft may be used on the water may face a $100 fine. at any one time. If you think there will be any occasions where two or more crafts will be used on the water at the The information you have supplied is required by Environment Waikato same time, each craft must be registered. Please note you to process your personal water craft application. Access to the information held by Environment Waikato is administered in accordance do not need to complete the water craft details section for with the Local Government Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the a multi-craft registration. Privacy Act 1993. Under the Privacy Act 1993 you have right of access to personal information held by Environment Waikato and you are entitled What about New Zealand Jetsport Boating to request information about you to be corrected. Association members? New Zealand Jetsport Boating Association (NZJSBA) members may continue to display their allocated race number instead of a registration sticker or dealer plate. Members of the NZJSBA will still need to be registered with a regional council, however their allocated race number may be used in place of a registration number.