Covid-19 Information

Marsden Cove Marina Directives
26 March 2020

The Government has directed a level 4 full shut down for New Zealand from
23:59 hours, Wednesday, 25 March 2020. The marina office will be closed from
Thursday, 26 March 2020.

As the Marina is now in “lock down” this means that there will be NO VESSELS
IN AND NO VESSELS OUT unless going out to anchor for the duration of the lock
down period or as advised by our Government.

As the levels have changed rapidly, Marinas have struggled to keep up with
how best to comply with the quarantine restrictions. There has been many
questions and you must still be prepared for changes with Government
directives and our guidelines.

If you are a customer with a boat within our facilities and not living aboard, DO
NOT VISIT YOUR BOAT unless absolutely necessary and more importantly, do
not enter any of the marina facility buildings.

LIVING ABOARD

Allowance has been granted to live aboard and use the shared facilities
located beneath the Marina’s office. This will be on a “one in” and “one out”
basis, keeping at all times a minimum of two (2) metres away from each other.

Contact us now if you are still travelling through New Zealand to discuss the
regulations as you will not be allowed to return to your boat! Phone: Brent
Wilson on 021 540888.

FACILITIES

STAY ON BOARD AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE


If you are not happy with this situation you will need to make alternative
arrangements for your living accommodation now not later.

COMMUNICATIONS

Some of our customers are over the age of 70 (greater risk). Please offer to help
with shopping or necessities to avoid them leaving our community.

Couriers will only be delivering essential packages to the marina office, keep
an eye on tracking information and check the office before 12:00 noon for any
last-minute packages coming in. It is uncertain yet if the letters/normal post
will still be delivered. We will keep you updated or ring Brent to check on 021
540 888.

The yacht Evenstar, in the town basin marina on VHF has a morning net starting
up to stay informed and socially connected – probably 5 days a week. Please
assist them if they need a break. VHF 08 at 08.00

The marina staff will be working from home, phone if urgent, otherwise contact
us be email. Brent will be doing reduced duties around the marina.

info@marsdencovemarina.co.nz – for general enquiries
or
brent@marsdencovemarina.co.nz

If urgent phone Brent on 021 540888 or call 09 4327740 and leave a message.

Official Covid-19 NZ Government info – everything you need to know
https://covid19.govt.nz/

Health advice for the general public – https://www.health.govt.nz/

This document will be e-mailed to all our customers and we will leave paper
copies around within buildings.

Please ask your neighbours and others in the marina if they have seen this
document, do not assume all residents have seen it.

We will miss chatting with our lovely marina community for a while and sincerely
wish you all well until the tide turns.

Make the most of the relaxing quiet time ahead and we expect our marina
community will endeavour to keep each other safe, help each other if required
and be kind.

The Marina Team
Marsden Cove Marina
48 Rauiri Drive, Marsden Cove
Ruakaka, Northland
New Zealand
+64 9 4327740
Brent@marsdencovemarina.co.nz

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