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Union acknowledges sentencing for Lyttelton port death

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 5:46 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union has acknowledged the sentencing of Lyttelton Port Company for the 2014 death of Lyttelton port worker Brad Fletcher. More >>

Meddling with health and safety bill a disgrace

Friday, 24 July 2015, 3:00 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union has denounced the watering down of the Health and Safety Reform Bill as pandering to a greedy and irresponsible minority. More >>

Maritime Union comes to assistance of distressed crew

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 10:39 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Foreign crew aboard a detained ship in Tauranga have received interim payments totalling thousands of dollars after unions intervened following several months of serious problems. More >>

Trans Tasman maritime unions meet with politicians

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 8:17 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

A global campaign against oil operator Chevron has come to New Zealand, with maritime unions saying the company has a bad record of dealing with local communities around the world. More >>

Maritime Union statement on Port Otago straddle accident

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:54 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers today Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members. More >>

Maritime Union warning on port privatisation

Monday, 8 June 2015, 12:43 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union has repeated its warnings that the Christchurch City Council should not privatise key assets including the Port of Lyttelton. More >>

Maritime Union welcomes sentencing in port death case

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 4:10 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union has welcomed the sentencing of a port company following the death of a union member in a workplace accident in 2013. More >>

Perth rally against oil giant Chevron

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:01 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

A rally targeting offshore hydrocarbon corporation Chevron will be held by maritime workers from the offshore oil and gas industry outside the New Zealand consulate in Perth on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at 10 am (West Australian Time). More >>

More accidents follow calls for inquiry into port safety

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 1:05 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Two serious port accidents have occurred so far this week since the Maritime Union renewed its calls for a national inquiry into New Zealand’s port safety. More >>

Maritime Union repeats call for industry inquiry

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 12:08 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union is continuing its call for a national inquiry into port and maritime safety. More >>

NZ seafarers welcome adoption of Maritime Labour Convention

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 4:19 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand has welcomed news that New Zealand will be ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention. More >>

Progress on Ports of Auckland agreement

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 4:25 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand says good progress has been made towards the settlement of a Collective Employment Agreement with Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL). More >>

MUNZ: Tauranga Port Won't Take Responsibility for Workers

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:39 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Tauranga Port Happy to Take the Money, But Not Happy to Accept Responsibility for Workers More >>

KPI to enter into regional maritime federation

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 9:19 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Indonesia’s Seafarer Union, Kesatuan Pelaut Indonesia (KPI) has agreed to enter into a federation with transport unions from Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand after a formative meeting in Kupang, Indonesia on 7 October 2014. More >>

Maritime Union backs change of Government

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:35 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says a change of Government is required to deliver secure jobs and decent wages for New Zealand workers. More >>

Vega Auriga should be detained in NZ until problems fixed

Monday, 1 September 2014, 12:01 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says that the ship Vega Auriga should be detained in a New Zealand port until it is deemed seaworthy and crew issues have been fixed. More >>

Death at Port of Lyttelton

Friday, 29 August 2014, 9:46 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union of New Zealand statement – death at Port of Lyttelton – for immediate release Friday 29 August 2014 More >>

Lack of information on Port of Tauranga death is concerning

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 3:44 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says it is extremely concerned about the lack of public information about a Tauranga port worker who died last week. More >>

Maritime Union continues to press over dirty politics

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 4:22 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union National President Garry Parsloe says Ports of Auckland management is trying to get off the hook from its involvement with extreme right wing bloggers during the Ports of Auckland dispute. More >>

Hager investigation has revealed Ports of Auckland agenda

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:02 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says the Ports of Auckland must come clean after revelations in Nicky Hager’s new book “Dirty Politics.” More >>

 

 

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