Coastguard Hawke's Bay has two forms of membership

  • Supporter Membership (non active) or
  • Active Professional Volunteer Crew Membership

Supporter members (non active) help support Coastguard Hawke’s Bay financially through their membership fees. In addition to knowing you are helping provide a first class marine rescue service for Hawke Bay you also gain a number of benefits –

If you would like to become a Supporter Member now, please fill in the application form below or alternatively download our Membership Form and return to our office.

Payments can be made to:

Hawke’s Bay Volunteer Coastguard


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Active Professional Volunteers are the people who deliver the on-water rescue service. There are a number of different areas - Rescue Vessel Skippers, Boat crew, Shore support, Search and Rescue advisors and Radio communications. All volunteers receive in depth theory and practical training.

If you are interested in becoming an Active Professional Volunteer with Coastguard Hawke's Bay please contact us for more information.


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** Membership subscriptions are valid from the date the membership subscription payment is received by HBVCG until 4 weeks after the next AGM. AGM’s are normally held in late August **

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This information will be used to aid Hawke’s Bay Volunteer Coastguard when assisting you on the water.

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Hawke’s Bay Volunteer Coastguard will not pass any of this information on to a third party, other than the Police during an emergency.

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