Drone operation in or around Napier Port
It is not permitted to fly drones within Napier Port and/or the surrounding harbour without consent, and doing so could result in prosecution.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), commonly referred to as drones, are not permitted to be land, take off or fly over any property, the harbour or waterways owned or controlled by Napier Port for reasons of security, port user and navigational safety.
Consent to launch, land, or operate a drone from within Napier Port’s boundary for commercial aerial inspections and photography can be obtained by completing the above application at least 5 working days before your planned flight date. The following information and certifications will also be required to approve your application:
(Note: non-commercial flights are not permitted at any time).
Napier Port will endeavour to process your request as soon as practicable. Please note that further information may be required to enable Napier Port to process your application.
An application for consent may be granted or refused by Napier Port and maybe subject to any conditions that Napier Port deem necessary to ensure the safety of port users, property, vessels and wildlife and the prevention of nuisance.
If you have any questions about the use of a drone within or near Napier Port , please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 06 833 4317.