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Long-distance medical evacuation from cruise ship

Friday, 27 November 2015, 3:45 pm | Maritime New Zealand

An 86-year-old British woman with a serious medical condition has been evacuated from the cruise ship Astor, 270km (145 nautical miles) north east of Great Barrier Island. More >>

359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 3:04 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Maritime Operations Centre has already this year received 359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties. More >>

Tragic disappearance highlights need to wear lifejackets

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 2:45 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The tragic disappearance of a man crab fishing at Uretiti Beach in Northland highlights the importance of wearing lifejackets. More >>

Maritime NZ consulting on fees and Maritime Levy

Friday, 20 November 2015, 10:53 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ is consulting on proposed changes to fees and the Maritime Levy identified as part of a review of funding of the Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS) and Seafarer Certification system (SeaCert). More >>

Recreational boating skippers can be prosecuted

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 2:28 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Every recreational boat, no matter how big or small, has a skipper. The skipper is legally responsible for the safety of their boat and all on board, and can be prosecuted for breaching safety rules. More >>

DOC becomes largest fleet in new maritime safety system

Friday, 6 November 2015, 12:17 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Department of Conservation (DOC) has become the single largest vessel operator in the new Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS) introduced last year by Maritime New Zealand, with 84 vessels covered by its new MOSS operator certificate. More >>

Entries called for lifejacket video competition

Monday, 2 November 2015, 5:00 pm | Maritime New Zealand

With the recreational boating season now underway, why not get out on the water get videoing. More >>

Construction complete on new satellite receiving station

Friday, 30 October 2015, 1:14 pm | Maritime New Zealand

An aerial view of Maritime NZ’s new satellite receiving station between Rotorua and Taupo. More >>

Six satellite dishes in place near Rotorua

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:29 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Construction has been completed on a new search and rescue satellite receiving station between Taupo and Rotorua, built as part of a joint project by Maritime NZ and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). More >>

NZ coordinates rescue of 36 fishermen

Monday, 26 October 2015, 11:37 am | Maritime New Zealand

This evening the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) has coordinated the rescue of 36 crew from a Papua New Guinean fishing ship. More >>

Prep, Check, Know before getting on the water

Friday, 23 October 2015, 11:00 am | Maritime New Zealand

With Labour Day weekend starting tomorrow, Maritime New Zealand is urging all boaties to Prep your boat, Check your gear, and Know the rules before going out on the water – and don’t forget the weather forecast. More >>

Safer Boating Week launched with a splash

Friday, 16 October 2015, 2:12 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Martime NZ Director Keith Manch, right, leads representatives of the Safer Boating Forum in a leap into Wellington Harbour to mark the start of Safer Boating Week. More >>

10,000 waterproof cellphone bags – free to boaties!

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3:31 pm | Maritime New Zealand

“It won’t work wet” is the message behind 10,000 waterproof cellphone bags being given out to boaties this summer. More >>

Three rescued from missing dinghy off Tokelau

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 12:10 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Three men have been found safe and well after spending more than 30 hours lost in a 5m aluminium dinghy off the coast off Nukunono Atoll in Tokelau. More >>

NZ promoting maritime careers

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 10:46 am | Maritime New Zealand

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019, has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and Maritime NZ to join up for the first time to encourage young people to train for maritime careers. More >>

Missing aircraft found with two survivors

Monday, 24 August 2015, 11:22 am | Maritime New Zealand

The wreckage of a light aicraft missing overnight in Taranaki has been found - with both occupants en route to New Plymouth Hospital with moderate injuries. More >>

Search for missing aircraft in Taranaki

Monday, 24 August 2015, 10:01 am | Maritime New Zealand

Searching resumed at first light this morning for a single engine aircraft with two people on board, overdue after leaving Whitianga yesterday afternoon, heading for Stratford. The Zenith 601XL aircraft, with a man and a woman on board, was last ... More >>

Sounds operation delivers safety messages

Monday, 17 August 2015, 3:19 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A two-day visit to the Marlborough Sounds last week by Maritime NZ Maritime Officers, working with the crew of the Police launch Lady Elizabeth IV , has highlighted generally good levels of compliance among operators. More >>

Maritime officers back on the water for Sounds operation

Friday, 7 August 2015, 3:30 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Both commercial operations and recreational boaties in Pelorous and Keneperu Sounds can expect a chat with Maritime NZ (MNZ) maritime officers next week (August 11 and 12) in another joint operation with the crew of the NZ Police launch Lady Elizabeth ... More >>

MOSS flourishes on Chatham Islands

Friday, 7 August 2015, 1:49 pm | Maritime New Zealand

An intensive week-long visit by three Maritime NZ staff to the Chatham Islands has put fishing operators ahead of the game when it comes to entering the new Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS). More >>



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