Port Security Centre
The Port Security Centre is located at the main port entrance accessed from Hinemoa St. This is staffed 24/7 all year round.
CentrePort security contacts
To contact the Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) or to speak to the security team:
- Port security +64 4 495 3829 (non-emergency)
- Port emergencies 0800 786 788 or 0800 STOP 88 (emergency only)
- Email port security
- VHF Channel 10
Search and screening
Entry into the Port Security Area is subject to random searching and screening requirements. If you refuse to undergo a search, you may be instructed to leave CentrePort.
Bringing weapons into the Port Security Area without lawful authority or written consent from Port Security is an offence. This includes firearms, ammunition, explosives and any other dangerous or offensive weapon or instrument of any kind.
24-hour safety and security CCTV cameras are recording and monitoring across the port.
Maritime security operating level
As we are a port that serves ships on international voyages, we’re required to operate at security levels set by Maritime New Zealand. The normal security operating level for the Port is Maritime Security Level 1.