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Maritime New Zealand media release: Operation Moana

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:43 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand media release: Operation Moana A joint operation by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the New Zealand Defence Force has seen 16 fishing vessels operating off the west coast of the South Island boarded and inspected to ensure they are meeting ... More >>

Contract to provide major boost to NZ search and rescue

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 10:58 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) have signed a contract that will provide a major boost to search and rescue (SAR) in the region. More >>

First Safer Boating Week launched

Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:55 pm | Maritime New Zealand

October 17–24 has been declared Safer Boating Week this year, in what will become an annual focus on keeping boaties safe in the lead up to Labour Weekend – the traditional time to get boats and gear ready for summer. More >>

Swedish couple rescued from dismasted yacht

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:32 pm | Maritime New Zealand

An elderly Swedish couple have been rescued from their dismasted yacht 125 nautical miles (231km) north-east of the Cook Islands. More >>

Maritime New Zealand returns to New Plymouth

Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:12 am | Maritime New Zealand

For the first time in five years Maritime New Zealand has a permanent presence in New Plymouth, officially opening a new office today (Friday, 1 August, 2014) with a full-time maritime officer. More >>

Mussel Barge Snapper Safaris leads the way on MOSS

Saturday, 26 July 2014, 9:54 am | Maritime New Zealand

Mussel Barge Snapper Safaris is the first operator in the Coromandel, and one of the first small operators in the country, to be certified under Maritime New Zealand’s new Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS). More >>

Oil Spill Response Strategy available for consultation

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 12:14 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) is inviting comment on its draft updated New Zealand Marine Oil Spill Response Strategy. More >>

Independent reviewer praises RCCNZ search for Nina

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 11:07 am | Maritime New Zealand

The search for the missing schooner Nina by the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) in June-July 2013 went beyond what many overseas authorities would have conducted, an independent reviewer has found. More >>

Crew rescued from stricken yacht north of New Zealand

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 8:54 am | Maritime New Zealand

Three people were plucked from their yacht to safety in a dramatic rescue by the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ). More >>

First commercial shipping operation comes into MOSS

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:13 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) is heralding the biggest change to New Zealand’s commercial shipping sector in 15 years by welcoming the first operator into the new Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS). More >>

MNZ to undertake review of coastal navigation safety

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 9:11 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) is undertaking a review of coastal navigation safety to identify risks and assess current and potential safety measures. More >>

Fishing company fined for operating illegally

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 1:37 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Albacore Fisheries Ltd of Wellington was yesterday (24 June) fined $12,000 in the Wellington District Court for fishing without the required Safe Ship Management (SSM) certificate. More >>

Ship’s master fined after failure to report grounding

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 3:14 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The master of the 177m Singapore-flagged cargo vessel Lake Triview has been fined $2000 (plus $130 court costs) after pleading guilty to a charge of failing to notify Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) that the vessel had grounded off New Plymouth after dragging ... More >>

Hunter rescued after breaking ankle

Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:36 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Hunter rescued after breaking ankle A one-day hunting trip ended early for a 54-year-old Nelson man this morning (6 June, 2014), after he broke his ankle before fog had even cleared the valleys. The man activated his registered personal locator beacon at ... More >>

NZ beacon saves day in search for Californian gold mine

Friday, 30 May 2014, 3:34 pm | Maritime New Zealand

An 85-year-old Blenheim man searching in California for a gold mine he first discovered as a boy has been rescued after activating his New Zealand-registered personal locator beacon when his vehicle became stuck in the mud. Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand ... More >>

Easy Rider sentencing – this tragedy must not be repeated

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 2:50 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) believes the prosecution and sentencing of Gloria Davis and AZ1 Enterprises following the sinking of the fishing boat Easy Rider send a strong message to those responsible for managing the safety of fishing operations. More >>

Tragedy highlights the need to wear and maintain lifejackets

Monday, 19 May 2014, 11:22 am | Maritime New Zealand

The double drowning of two men in a boat off Kaikoura in December has reinforced the need for people going out on the water to not only wear lifejackets, but to ensure they are properly maintained. More >>

Clown campaign no laughing matter

Monday, 5 May 2014, 1:05 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime New Zealand’s “Clown” lifejacket campaign has won four gold awards for media agency FCB Media at this year’s Communication Agencies Association of New Zealand (CAANZ) Beacon awards. More >>

MNZ spreading the word on safe Easter boating

Sunday, 20 April 2014, 12:28 am | Maritime New Zealand

MNZ spreading the word on safe Easter boating Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the New Zealand Police are linking up to spread the word on safety to recreational boaties in the Marlborough Sounds this Easter. Maritime Officers will join the Wellington ... More >>

Solo Canadian sailor rescued from sinking yacht

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 9:23 am | Maritime New Zealand

A solo Canadian sailor has been rescued from his sinking yacht in rough conditions 1,250 nautical miles (2,300km) north-east of Auckland - about 600nm (1,100km) south of Rarotonga - after a mercy dash by the car-carrier Fidelio. The Rescue Coordination ... More >>

 

 

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