Old4New Coastguard Lifejacket Upgrade

Water enthusiasts in Westland will get the opportunity to replace their old lifejackets for new Hutchwilco ones at discounted prices when the Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade Van visits in January 2019.

Coastguard recommends that lifejackets over 10 years old should be replaced as seawater, sun and general wear and tear impact their effectiveness. See www.old4new.nz or contact Coastguard 0800 BOATIE (0800 262 843) for further information.

The Van will be in Westland on these dates:

  • Wednesday 16 January 2019 1pm – 4pm Haast Heli Cnr State Highway 6 & Marks Rd, Haast
  • Thursday 17 January 2019 10am – 2pm Jackson Bay The Esplanade, Jackson Bay
  • Friday 18 January 2019 8am – 11am Franz Josef Community Centre 6 Main Road, Franz Josef;
    3pm – 6pm Hokitika Railway Terrace, Hokitika

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