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Long-distance medical evacuation from cruise ship
An 86-year-old British woman with a serious medical condition has been evacuated from the cruise ship Astor, 270km (145 nautical miles) north east of Great Barrier Island.
Friday, 27 November 2015

359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties
The Maritime Operations Centre has already this year received 359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boaties.
Thursday, 26 November 2015

Tragic disappearance highlights need to wear lifejackets
The tragic disappearance of a man crab fishing at Uretiti Beach in Northland highlights the importance of wearing lifejackets.
Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Fox Glacier helicopter crash
One of the rescue helicopters dispatched to Fox Glacier has left the local Search and Rescue centre at Fox Glacier.
Saturday, 21 November 2015

Maritime NZ consulting on fees and Maritime Levy
Maritime NZ is consulting on proposed changes to fees and the Maritime Levy identified as part of a review of funding of the Maritime Operator Safety System (MOSS) and Seafarer Certification system (SeaCert).
Friday, 20 November 2015

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