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Maritime Union mourns loss of Helen Kelly

Friday, 14 October 2016, 1:08 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand mourns the death of union leader Helen Kelly, aged 52. More >>

Union welcomes ratification of Maritime Labour Convention

Friday, 11 March 2016, 3:37 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand has welcomed the ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention by the New Zealand Government. More >>

Maritime workers add voice to TPPA opposition

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:48 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union strongly opposes the TPPA, and is supporting the mass action against the signing of the secretive trade deal in Auckland tomorrow (Thursday 4 February). More >>

Maritime Union concerned with reduction in ship inspections

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:32 am | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand is concerned about the reduction in monitoring of international shipping by Maritime New Zealand, the Government agency responsible for ensuring a “safe, secure and clean” maritime environment. More >>

Maritime Union backs calls for coastal shipping boost

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 4:08 pm | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union is backing calls for the Government to get behind the coastal shipping sector. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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