Procedures and Compliance
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Port of Tauranga Limited is an international gateway into New Zealand and has a statutory obligation to comply with legislation.
The port has policies, protocols and procedural statements that meet our compliance requirements under the Maritime Security Act and Regulations 2004, Customs & Excise Act 1996, MAF Biosecurity Act 1993, Health & Safety in Employment Act 1992 and Immigation Act 1987.
This section provides reference access to appropriate port procedures and compliance.
Port of Tauranga Limited has a statutory obligation to comply with the port's New Zealand Customs (NZC) Procedure Statement, the Customs & Excise Act 1996, the Maritime Security Act 2004 and the Health & Safety in Employment Act 1992.
The entire area within the Port of Tauranga security fence line is a Customs Controlled Area (CCA) and the port is required to monitor and control all persons entering the CCA.
To fulfil the required safety and statutory obligations a "Visitor Register" is required to be completed before access to the port is granted to any unaccompanied and unannounced visitors.
The port considers that an unaccompanied visitor is anyone seeking access to the CCA who does not have a port access card or is not in the company of personnel who possess a valid port access card.
All visitors must present suitable photo ID to security personnel prior to access being granted.
The register will be required to be completed by the company/operation that is being visited.
Port users will be required to contact Port of Tauranga Reception to acquire a permanent secure log-in and password to access the register. Please email during office hours mailto:email@example.com or phone 07 572 8899.
For ease of use and access, the register is web based.
Please click here to access the login details.