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For the first time: ‘No Excuses’ for Otago boaties

Friday, 8 March 2019, 1:13 pm | Maritime New Zealand

8 March 2019 Otago boaties can expect ‘No Excuses’ from the Harbourmaster and Maritime NZ this weekend. The team will be on the water to ensure boaties are wearing life jackets, keeping a safe speed and following the rules. More >>

For the first time: ‘No Excuses’ for Otago boaties

Friday, 8 March 2019, 12:59 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Otago boaties can expect ‘No Excuses’ from the Harbourmaster and Maritime NZ this weekend. The team will be on the water to ensure boaties are wearing life jackets, keeping a safe speed and following the rules. More >>

Person rescued from sea 15 nautical miles east of Tolaga Bay

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:08 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A man who went overboard from his yacht earlier today was fortunate to be rescued before nightfall. The Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) began a search and rescue operation at 2.04 pm today after receiving a mayday call from the yacht. More >>

Taiwanese vessel detained in New Zealand for not paying crew

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 1:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ detained the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Daiwan Justice on Saturday, 2 March 2019, at Lyttelton after a complaint the crews’ wages had not been paid for almost four months. More >>

‘No Excuses’ for Kapiti boaties this weekend

Friday, 1 March 2019, 1:24 pm | Maritime New Zealand

There will be ‘No Excuses’ for Kapiti boaties found breaking the rules off the Kapiti Coast this weekend. More >>

Man saved from burning fishing vessel off Westport

Friday, 15 February 2019, 3:32 pm | Maritime New Zealand

15 February 2019 A lone fisherman is lucky to be alive after the Rescue Coordination Centre NZ plucked him from a life raft after his boat caught fire. More >>

Old lifejackets can fail - replace them

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 2:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ and Coastguard New Zealand are reminding boaties to replace and destroy their old lifejackets as they can fail when you need them most. More >>

A record low - four boating fatalities in 2018

Friday, 11 January 2019, 10:38 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ is thanking boaties for taking their safety seriously in 2018 after a record low number of four fatalities last year. More >>

Couple safely rescued off Ball Pass Aoraki/Mt Cook

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 3:28 pm | Maritime New Zealand

As of 1.04pm, the couple and all members of the DOC Search and Rescue Alpine Rescue team had safely returned by helicopter to Bull Hutt Road and were then transferred by road to the Aoraki Mt Cook Alpine Rescue base. The couple were assessed by the ... More >>

Couple awaiting rescue off Ball Pass Aoraki/Mt Cook today

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 2:49 pm | Maritime New Zealand

A couple in their 60s are currently awaiting rescue off Ball Pass Aoraki/Mt Cook after bad weather and severe exhaustion meant they could not get themselves to safety, requiring the assistance of the Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) and staff from ... More >>

‘No Excuses’ in Kaikoura on speeding boaties, no lifejackets

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 10:24 am | Maritime New Zealand

Kaikoura boaties will have more than whales to look out for this Thursday and Friday. Staff from Environment Canterbury and Maritime NZ will be on NZ Police launch Lady Elizabeth IV off the Kaikoura coast checking boaties’ lifejacket wearing and safe ... More >>

24/7 maritime services over the Christmas holiday period

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 11:26 am | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ is reminding New Zealanders to stay safe this holiday period but should assistance be needed, then many of our services are available 24/7 throughout the holidays. More >>

Four recreational boating fatalities so far

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:20 am | Maritime New Zealand

Amongst the sad drowning statistics released at the weekend, there is some good news in that recreational boating fatalities are well down on last year’s figures. So far this year four people have died in boating accidents and Maritime NZ has simple ... More >>

Captain’s prosecution a strong reminder

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 7:08 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Captain’s prosecution a strong reminder: there is no tolerance for breaking the alcohol limit More >>

Float-free EPIRB distress beacons compulsory from 1 January

Monday, 10 December 2018, 1:33 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ is reminding operators they must install float-free EPIRB distress beacons on commercial fishing vessels by 1 January 2019. This applies to those vessels between 7.5 metres and 24 metres operating outside enclosed waters. More >>

New inter-atoll vessel gifted to Tokelau

Friday, 7 December 2018, 11:14 am | Maritime New Zealand

A new inter-atoll vessel for Tokelau funded through New Zealand Aid will provide safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation between the country’s three atolls, the Director of Maritime NZ Keith Manch says. The vessel, Fetu o te Moana, or Star ... More >>

Real rescue inspires dramatic new marine VHF ads

Sunday, 2 December 2018, 12:28 pm | Maritime New Zealand

The real life rescue of three Hawkes Bay boaties in July this year is the inspiration behind Maritime NZ’s dramatic new advertisement urging boaties to take a VHF radio and knowing how to use it. More >>

Maritime safety audits for Pacific Island countries

Monday, 26 November 2018, 12:12 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime officers from around the Pacific are in Wellington this week studying how to prepare their countries for audit by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). More >>

Wellington ferry skipper fined $1,688 after grounding

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 11:04 am | Maritime New Zealand

The skipper of one of Wellington’s East by West ferries, Iain David Wilson, has been fined $1,688 after speeding and grounding the passenger ferry, City Cat . More >>

Maritime Levy and fees

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 11:28 am | Maritime New Zealand

Consultation opens today on changes to the Maritime Levy and fees - also known as the Maritime NZ Funding Review. More >>

 

 

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