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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 >>

Lifejacket initiative hits the mark with commercial fishers

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 12:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Inflatable lifejackets are changing safety behaviour for commercial fishermen crossing bars on the South Island’s West Coast after a project by Maritime New Zealand, the NZ Shipwreck Welfare Trust and manufacturer Survitec Group. More >>

Searching for missing bi-plane suspended

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 12:15 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) has suspended the search for a missing home-built aerobatic bi-plane that took off from Ardmore airfield near Auckland on Tuesday 25 March, with a 53-year-old pilot on board. The aircraft disappeared ... More >>

Hunter rescued after night trapped on ledge

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:40 am | Maritime New Zealand

A hunter has been rescued after spending the night on a ledge in Fiordland when he became bluffed – unable to move up or down - early yesterday evening. More >>

Search for missing aircraft – Update 8

Friday, 28 March 2014, 9:20 am | Maritime New Zealand

An RNZAF Iroquois Helicopter will today search the northern end of the Coromandel Peninsula for the missing aircraft which took off from Ardmore airfield, south-east of Auckland at 11.25am on Tuesday. More >>

Search for missing aircraft targets three areas

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 8:12 am | Maritime New Zealand

The search for the missing aircraft which took off from Ardmore airfield, south-east of Auckland at 11.25am on Tuesday will resume today with three different search areas being targeted. More >>

Search for missing aircraft – Update 2

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 12:58 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The search for a missing aircraft which took off from Ardmore airfield, south-east of Auckland at 11.25am yesterday (25 March 2014) will resume at first light today – approximately 7am. More >>

 

 

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