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Obsolete beacon sparks wasteful search
A four-hour search for an obsolete distress beacon transmitting in error has prompted the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) to remind beacon users to dispose of old beacons properly.
Thursday, 30 October 2014

First Safer Boating Week gets the message across
Real-life survival stories during New Zealand’s first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says.
Friday, 24 October 2014

Carved in stone, cast in bronze...heavyweight support for Safer Boating Week
Pania of the Reef’s doing it...Peter Snell’s doing it ...even John Plimmer and Sir Dove-Meyer Robinson are getting in on the act as lifejackets become the height of fashion for statues around the country during Safer Boating Week.
Friday, 17 October 2014

Big leap for safety
Water safety leaders made a splash today – jumping into the chilly waters of Wellington Harbour to draw attention to the launch of New Zealand’s first Safer Boating Week.
Friday, 17 October 2014

Safer Boating Week puts spotlight on boaties’ behaviour
The first ever Safer Boating Week (17-24 October) puts the spotlight firmly on ensuring boaties walk the safety talk when they’re out on the water this summer, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says.
Friday, 17 October 2014


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