Services and Information for Havelock and Pelorus

Emergency Contact numbers

In all Emergencies:    111
Wairau Hospital    03 520 9999
Havelock Health Centre    03 574 2233
Havelock Police    03 574 2011

Maritime Radio information

Always use VHF 16 for all distress messages!
Picton Maritime Radio    VHF 16, 68, 71 (24 hours)
Marlborough Maritime Radio    VHF 01, 63, 66 (0700 - 2200 daily) ph.:03 573 8851
Havelock Radio    VHF 65 (0800 - 2200 daily)!
Picton Harbour    VHF 19 (24 hours) Havelock 

Information centres:

Havelock i-Site
Bow to Stern, Havelock
Havelock Holiday Park
Blenheim i-SITE
Picton I-Site

Mail services: 

Pelorus Mail Boat, Havelock
Sound Delivery Service for Mahau, Kenepuru Sounds areas

Havelock Fire Service:

Fire & Rescue Service
Phone:  574 2014  or 572 9449

Rural Fire:

Marlborough North Rural Fire District restricted fire season is for twelve months of the year. To light a fire in the open you will need a fire permit from a Permitting Officer. Your local host will be able to advise you whom to contact.


Fuel is available at the following places. Please note - some may not supply both petrol & diesel.
Havelock - on State Highway & at Marina
Rai Valley
Te Rawa - boat access only - Petrol on wharf
Okiwi Bay
French Pass

Groceries & supplies

Please note - some places only carry limited supplies.
Havelock - variety of shops in the township
Linkwater - basic supplies, ice creams, gifts
Te Mahia Resort - coffee & gift shop, basic supplies
Portage Shop - basic supplies, ice creams, cold drinks
Rai Valley - several shops on main highway
Okiwi Bay - general store, & Scuba fills
Te Rawa - well stocked mini market, fishing gear & crafts

Community Organisations

Pelorus People