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Recreational boat owners urged to avoid oil

Friday, 7 October 2011, 7:07 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

Recreational boaties in the Bay of Plenty are advised to change their weekend plans to ensure they stay well clear of all oiled areas as work continues to minimise the effects from the container vessel Rena, stranded on the Astrolabe Reef near Tauranga. More >>

New focus in search for missing aircraft

Sunday, 10 April 2011, 1:58 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

Rescuers are focusing on two new areas in the search for a microlight and its 86-year-old pilot, missing since yesterday morning on a flight from Auckland to Ashburton. More >>

Search continuing for missing aircraft

Sunday, 10 April 2011, 11:36 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The search for a missing microlight and its 86-year-old pilot is continuing today, with four helicopters actively involved in combing an area between Auckland and Ashburton. More >>

Deep South Search For Yacht Suspended

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 10:11 am | Maritime Safety Authority

DATE: 1 MARCH 2011 TIME: 10.00 PM (NZDT) Search for missing yacht formally suspended More >>

UPDATE: Search for missing yacht Berserk

Monday, 28 February 2011, 11:19 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Sea Shepherd vessel Steve Irwin has been released from the search for missing Norwegian yacht Berserk . More >>

Search continues – grave concerns for missing sailors

Saturday, 26 February 2011, 1:22 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

Search efforts for the missing Norwegian yacht Berserk will continue as long as vessels can remain in the area, but there are grave concerns for the missing vessel and crew. More >>

Rains disrupts ministerial launch

Sunday, 23 January 2011, 1:07 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

The proposed launch by ACC Minister Nick Smith of a Pacific Island community safe boating initiative in Auckland today has been postponed. More >>

Two accidents in two days show need for care

Sunday, 9 January 2011, 11:31 am | Maritime Safety Authority

Two serious jet-ski accidents in two days illustrate the need for boaties’ care and awareness of their own safety and that of everyone sharing water with them as the summer holidays draw to a close. More >>

Microlight wreckage found

Sunday, 25 May 2008, 11:37 am | Maritime Safety Authority

A rescue helicopter has found the wreckage of a microlight and its two deceased passengers about 120m from the northern end of the Wairoa Aerodrome runway this morning. More >>

Rescue Update - Ciru

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 10:06 am | Maritime Safety Authority

An Airforce Orion dropped two packages of emergency equipment to the crew of the striken yacht Ciru, shortly after 7am this morning. More >>

Two people rescued, second yacht located

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 8:16 am | Maritime Safety Authority

There is positive news this morning surrounding the rescue missions for the crew on board two yachts caught up in atrocious weather conditions north of New Zealand. More >>

Two distressed yachties being rescued

Monday, 13 June 2005, 11:47 am | Maritime Safety Authority

Two people are being rescued from a yacht battling gale-force winds and huge seas, 740 kilometres northeast of North Cape. More >>

Female crew rescued south of Tonga

Monday, 13 June 2005, 9:42 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand coordinated a successful search and rescue of two female crew onboard the yacht Bird of Passage caught in heavy storm conditions south of Tonga. More >>

Rescue under way for fishing vessel in distress

Wednesday, 18 May 2005, 9:57 am | Maritime Safety Authority

Five people on board a fishing vessel in distress are being rescued today, about 105 miles northeast of Samoa. More >>

Plane crash kills two in Taranaki

Wednesday, 4 May 2005, 8:35 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The wreckage is believed to be from an Airworks Metroliner aircraft, operating on behalf of NZ Post, on a scheduled flight between Auckland and Blenheim. More >>

Conditions imposed on Cook Strait ferry operators

Tuesday, 3 May 2005, 4:49 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

The Maritime Safety Authority (MSA) has imposed new conditions on all Cook Strait ferry operators. More >>

Investigation underway into Marlborough collision

Tuesday, 3 May 2005, 8:27 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Maritime Safety Authority (MSA) has launched an investigation into the collision between the Bluebridge Ferry Santa Regina and a 10-metre bridgedecker boat in Queen Charlotte Sound last night. More >>

Rescue in Marlborough Sounds

Tuesday, 3 May 2005, 8:23 am | Maritime Safety Authority

One person has died and another taken to Blenheim Hospital after an incident in Queen Charlotte Sound this evening. More >>

RCCNZ coordinates emergency landing of aircraft

Wednesday, 13 April 2005, 12:43 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand coordinated the emergency landing of a Piper Aztec aircraft at Paraparaumu Airport which had the Prime Minister on board, this morning. More >>

Oil Spill Barge launch marks a New Zealand first

Monday, 4 April 2005, 10:06 am | Maritime Safety Authority

New Zealand has a new tool to combat significant marine oil spills, and it’s the first of its kind in New Zealand. More >>





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