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Where to buy a beacon

Here is a list of New Zealand retailers:

Advento Outdoor Gear www.advento.co.nz Aviation Safety www.aviationsafety.co.nz
Beacons.co.nz www.beacons.co.nz Bivouac Outdoor www.bivouac.co.nz
Burnsco www.burnsco.co.nz Hunting and Fishing www.huntingandfishing.co.nz
KiwiGPS www.kiwigps.co.nz Macpac www.macpac.co.nz/our-stores
MapWorld www.mapworld.co.nz Marine Deals www.marine-deals.co.nz
Rescue Beacon Hire www.rescuebeaconhire.co.nz Safety at Sea www.safetyatsea.co.nz
Safety Beacons NZ www.safetybeacons.co.nz Smart Marine www.smartmarine.co.nz
Wright Technologies www.wrights.co.nz    
Auckland - Canoe and Kayak www.canoeandkayak.co.nz Auckland - Fish City Albany www.fishcity.co.nz
Auckland - Living Simply Ltd www.livingsimply.co.nz Auckland - KT Services www.ktservices.nz
Auckland - The Big Fish Bait & Tackle Co www.thebigfish.co.nz    
Hamilton - Rollos Marine www.rollosmarine.co.nz Hamilton - Fish City www.fishcity.co.nz
Hamilton - Trek n' Travel www.trekntravel.co.nz    
Tauranga - Mobile Systems www.mobilesystems.co.nz Tauranga - Bay Marine Electronics www.baymarineelectronics.co.nz
New Plymouth - West Coast Marine www.westcoastmarine.co.nz    
Napier - Downunder Pilot Shop www.pilotshop.co.nz Napier - Transport & Marine www.transportandmarine.co.nz
Wanganui - Marine Services www.marineserviceswanganui.co.nz    
Masterton - The Boat Shed & Autos 06 377 2964    
Kapiti Coast - Boat City www.boatcity.co.nz Porirua - KP Marine www.kpmarine.co.nz
Petone - Boat Electronics www.boatelectronics.co.nz  Wellington - Trig Instruments www.triginstruments.co.nz
Picton - Oddies Marine www.odiesmarine.co.nz    
Nelson - Gearshop www.gearshop.co.nz    
Christchurch - Boat NZ www.boat.net.nz Christchurch - Powerboat Centre www.powerboatcentre.co.nz
Wanaka - Southern Wild www.southernwild.nz    
Dunedin - Marine & Motorhome Ltd www.marinemotorhome.co.nz    
Invercargill - Pleasure Marine 03 215 6266 Invercargill - Southland Electronics www.nextsouth.co.nz
Bluff - Southern Ocean Safety www.southernoceansafety.co.nz    

Where to hire a beacon

Hiring is an option if you only need your beacon for a short period of time.

Here is a list of New Zealand hire companies:
There are a growing number of organisations that hire beacons. This list is not exhaustive and you may be able to find others in your area.

Aviation Safety www.aviationsafety.co.nz Bivouac Outdoor www.bivouac.co.nz
Macpac www.macpac.co.nz/our-stores Rescue Beacon Hire www.rescuebeaconhire.co.nz
Safety Beacons NZ www.safetybeacons.co.nz Southland Locator Beacon Charitable Company www.locatorbeacons.co.nz
Auckland - Canoe and Kayak www.canoeandkayak.co.nz    
Hamilton - Trek n' Travel www.trekntravel.co.nz    
Te Aroha - i-SITE http://www.tearohanz.co.nz/see-do/walks    
Taupo - Taupo Freemasons www.taupofreemasons.co.nz    
South Island Mountain Radio www.mountainradio.co.nz    
Nelson - Pack Gear Go www.packgeargo.co.nz    
Christchurch - Hire a Boat www.hireaboat.co.nz Christchurch - Hire a Holden www.hireaholden.co.nz
Wanaka - Southern Wild www.southernwild.nz    

Buying second-hand

If you are buying a second-hand beacon, ensure it is New Zealand coded, and the battery has not expired.