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New adventure activity safety guidelines finalised

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 3:45 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Four new sets of safety guidelines for commercial adventure tourism operators will help improve safety in the sector, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. More >>

Obsolete beacon sparks wasteful search

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 4:10 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A four-hour search for an obsolete distress beacon transmitting in error has prompted the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) to remind beacon users to dispose of old beacons properly. More >>

First Safer Boating Week gets the message across

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:50 am | Maritime New Zealand

Real-life survival stories during New Zealand’s first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says. More >>

Heavyweight support for Safer Boating Week

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:46 am | Maritime New Zealand

Pania of the Reef’s doing it… Peter Snell’s doing it … even John Plimmer and Sir Dove-Meyer Robinson are getting in on the act as lifejackets become the height of fashion for statues around the country during Safer Boating Week. More >>

Safer Boating Week puts spotlight on boaties’ behaviour

Friday, 17 October 2014, 9:53 am | Maritime New Zealand

The first ever Safer Boating Week (17-24 October) puts the spotlight firmly on ensuring boaties walk the safety talk when they’re out on the water this summer, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. More >>

MNZ funds recreational boating sector initiatives for youth

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:58 am | Maritime New Zealand

Thousands of young people will get boat safety training or learn how to sail, as part of $77,000 of recreational boating funding granted to eight groups, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) announced today. MNZ Deputy Director Lindsay Sturt and chair of ... More >>

Wreckage of missing helicopter found

Friday, 10 October 2014, 4:51 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The wreckage of a helicopter missing in Kahurangi National Park, 35km west of Motueka, has been found, along with the body of the pilot. More >>

UPDATE #10 Search for missing aircraft in Nelson region

Friday, 10 October 2014, 10:47 am | Maritime New Zealand

Searching has resumed for the helicopter missing since Tuesday morning in an area of Kahurangi National Park 35km west of Motueka, in the Nelson region. More >>

Search for missing aircraft continues

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:54 am | Maritime New Zealand

Four helicopters and five ground teams have resumed searching for the helicopter missing since Tuesday morning in an area of Kahurangi National Park 35km west of Motueka, in the Nelson region. More >>

Search for missing aircraft in Nelson region

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 9:03 am | Maritime New Zealand

Searching will resume today for a helicopter missing since Tuesday morning in steep, bush-clad terrain 35km west of Motueka. High winds that prevented helicopters searching yesterday afternoon have died down and four helicopters will return to the search ... More >>

Search for missing helicopter in Nelson region

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 11:51 am | Maritime New Zealand

Improving weather will see four helicopters resuming the search for a helicopter that went missing yesterday on a flight from Karamea, on the West Coast to Nelson. The helicopters will be in position by noon, searching the area around the missing ... More >>

Search for missing helicopter resumes

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 8:57 am | Maritime New Zealand

Up to four helicopters and two land-based search and rescue teams will today (Wednesday, 8 October) resume the search for a helicopter that went missing yesterday on a flight from Karamea, on the West Coast to Nelson. Its last known position, at around 8am, ... More >>

Search continues for missing helicopter in Nelson region

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:12 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The search for a missing helicopter in the Nelson region will continue over the next few hours using a using a night vision-equipped helicopter. The Nelson Rescue helicopter will attempt to locate any light sources from a person or from the helicopter. The ... More >>

Search underway for missing helicopter in Nelson region

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:24 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A search is underway for a helicopter which went missing on a flight between Karamea, on the West Coast, and Nelson this morning. The helicopter, with one man onboard, left Karamea with another helicopter to make the flight for routine maintenance. ... More >>

Operation to focus on Marlborough sounds aquaculture

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:46 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ (MNZ) is getting back out on the water with the NZ Police in a joint operation focusing on mussel farmers and the aquaculture sector in the Marlborough Sounds. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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