Parking arrangements at the Lee Breakwater

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Parking at Port Taranaki's Recreational Areas

Both free and paid car parking is available at Port Taranaki's recreational areas at Ngamotu Beach, along Ocean View Parade and at the Lee Breakwater car park.

 

Free Parking

There are 240 free car parks in the recreational areas and additional free parks are made available on the eastern reclamation area at times of high demand.

Free Car Parking at Port Taranaki

 

Casual Paid Parking

Pay-by-plate parking is available at the Lee Breakwater car park located by Breakwater Bay at the eastern end of Ocean View Parade. 

 

Parking is $1 per hour from 5.00 am-5.00 pm to a maximum of $10 per day.  It applies seven days per week apart from Christmas Day.

 

There are two pay-by-plate parking machines available – one by the boat ramp and the other by the Bach on Breakwater café.  To use the machines:

 

  1. Enter your vehicle registration number, press OK when finished;
  2. Select payment method either credit card or coins;
  3. Then select expiry time required;
  4. Once the transaction is successful the machine will display a receipt code (for example 5868) and a web address (my-receipt.com) to redeem an E-receipt. See further details below to obtain a receipt.

Parking in the area is zoned with 38 parks (including three accessibility parks) dedicated for cars, 76 boat trailer parks and 38 shared car/trailer parks.  An additional number of car parks are available adjacent to the Bach on Breakwater dedicated for Bach customers only.  Please ensure you park in the correct zone.

 

Failure to pay for parking or parking in the incorrect zone may result in a breach notice fee of $40.00

Boat Trailer Parking

Parking for boat trailers can be purchased for an annual fee as follows:

  • Recreational boat trailers - $100 per year
  • Commercial boat trailers for fishermen and charter vessels - $200 per year.

The annual fee covers the period 1 October-30 September and can be paid using the pay-by-plate machines.

  1. Enter your boat trailer registration number, press OK when finished;
  2. Select payment method either credit card or coins;
  3. Then select expiry time required;
  4. Once the transaction is successful the machine will display a receipt code (for example 5868) and a web address (my-receipt.com) to redeem an E-receipt. See further details below to obtain a receipt.

 

Obtaining an E-receipt for Casual Parking or Annual Boat Trailer Parking

  1. In your web browser go to my-receipt.com then
  2. Enter both the receipt code and registration plate number;
  3. Select Get Receipt;
  4. The date and time of your purchase and the amount paid will be displayed - confirm that this is your transaction;
  5. Select Receipt and it will download your E-receipt.

 

Monitoring and enforcement of Pay and Display Parking

Vehicles using the Lee Breakwater car park are monitored regularly and breach notices are issued for the following:

  • Failure to pay for parking;
  • Not parking in the correct parking zone; and
  • Non-compliance with road markings and signage.

Fees payable for parking breaches are

  • $12 for exceeding the paid parking period; or
  • $40 for failure to pay for parking, not parking in the correct parking zone or non-compliance with road marking and signage. 

Further action will be taken if the breach notice fee remains unpaid after 28 days of the date the breach notice is issued.

 

Payment of Breach Notice Fees

Breach notice fees can be paid by

  • Internet banking to Port Taranaki Limited’s Bank Account 12-3244-0003770-00 quoting the breach notice number, vehicle registration number and date of the breach notice, or
  • Cheque payable to Port Taranaki Limited, PO Box 348, New Plymouth 4340 with breach notice number, vehicle registration number and date of the breach notice.

 

Disputing Breach Notices

The cancellation of a breach notice will only be considered

  • In exceptional circumstances, and
  • In response to a request
    • by email to parking@porttaranaki.co.nz
    • in writing or using the attached form below to Port Taranaki Ltd, PO Box 348, New Plymouth 4340.

 

Contact Us

  •   Port Taranaki Limited
        Port Taranaki Centre
        2-8 Bayly Road
        PO Box 348
        New Plymouth 4340
        New Zealand
  •   +64 6 7510200
  •   +64 6 7510886
  •   info@porttaranaki.co.nz

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