On Tuesday morning I got pinged for $65 by Wilsons while parked at Westhaven. I appealed this on the following basis (all of which is entirely true):
"On Tuesday 5th September 2017 I was parked in Westhaven in a white space opposite the entrance to P-Pier. My purpose in being there was to assist the owner of the boat “Close Encounters” (berth P59 – ****** contact 021*******) in the setup and testing of a new gennaker sail. This operation should have taken only an hour or so. However, due to complications in setup and the particularly light winds on the Waitemata harbour that morning this took rather longer than anticipated. If we had known beforehand this was going to take so long, we would, of course, have requested a temporary pass for my car which I would have been entitled to. I hope you can see fit to waive this fee considering the unusual weather and issues we were having that morning and the fact that I would have been entitled to remain parked there had we been able to foresee these circumstances.
Today I got the following:
"Thank you for your recent communication regarding the above Breach Notice.