Protect the Hauraki Gulf
The Outboard Boating Club is a strong supporter to the Motuihe
Offering administrative assistance, member volunteer and member donations.
To view the work and environmental related activities being undertaken by the Trust on the island visit www.motuihe.org.nz.
For additional information regarding the Gulf the OBC recommends the following links:
- A Quick Guide to the Hauraki Gulf
- Hauraki Gulf Marine Park and Island Guide http://www.customs.govt.nz/news/resources/Documents/hauraki-gulf-marine-park-island-brochure.pdf
Copies of these publications are available from the OBC Administration.
Blue Flag Certification
The OBC became the third 'club facility' in Australasia to receive Blue Flag Certification. This certification recognises our commitment to a worldwide standard of sustainable boating activity.
Blue Flag focusses on four key areas
- Environmental education and information
- Environmental management
- Safe and service facilities
- Water quality
The OBC has initiatives, policies and rules that support all these areas including a Code of Environmental Conduct