The placement of swing moorings in the Chatham Islands is a permitted activity under the Chatham Islands Resource Management Document [PDF, 2.8 MB] and is overseen by the Regional Harbourmaster.

All swing mooring applicants should be aware that there is currently a waiting list for mooring spaces.

Spaces are allocated to those on the waiting list first.

Swing mooring fees

The Chatham Islands Navigational Safety Bylaws document [PDF, 1.5 MB], which is at the bottom of this page, sets the registration fee for swing moorings.

The fees is $82 including GST per annum.

Applying for a swing mooring

Please use the application form below to apply for a swing mooring.

A separate application should be made if you are applying for more than one.