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Membership

Coastguard Lake Taupo offers two types of memberships - Active Volunteers and Boat Users / Supporters.
 

Active Volunteers help in a number of ways:

  • as Crew. CGLT operates three boat crews, which are rostered on duty one week out of three and are on pager callout 24/7 during their week
  • as Lake Watchers. Members at strategic places round the Lake assist with searches
  • as Radio Operators with the Mariners Radio Association. This is a group funded by Coastguards Lake Taupo and Turangi
  • by assisting with Boating Education courses
  • Administration
  • Fundraising
     

Boat Users and other Supporters join and pay an annual subscription. Benefits of this include:

  • Supporting Coastguard, 'The Charity Saving Lives at Sea'
  • Unlimited breakdown assistance on Lake Taupo (note: free to members only while acting with all reasonable diligence, due care and attention)
  • Discounts at various businesses in Taupo Township
  • Discounts at Coastguard Boating Education Courses (CBES)