Joint initiative pumps up inflatable jackets for commercial fishermen
Commercial fishermen crossing West Coat bars to chase tuna this season have no excuse for not wearing lifejackets.
Monday, 9 December 2013
Lifejackets for Life - MNZ launches new summer campaign
Maritime New Zealand’s new advertising campaign harks back to the glory days of 1980s cop shows to show that, like bulletproof vests, lifejackets don’t save people’s lives unless they’re worn.
Wednesday, 4 December 2013
Independent review of MNZ’s response to Rena grounding released
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) welcomes the release of the independent review of its response to the grounding of the Rena, and the announcement of $2m of Government funding to help improve New Zealand’s maritime response capability.
Tuesday, 3 December 2013
Exhausted trampers winched to safety
Two trampers, aged 71 and 78, have been winched to safety after becoming exhausted on the Old Ghost Road track near Westport on the West Coast.
Friday, 22 November 2013
Injured woman rescued from glacier after beacon set off
Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) says having a personal locator beacon helped save the life of a woman climber overnight. The woman had been critically injured on a South Island glacier and urgently needed medical attention.
Monday, 4 November 2013