Latest media releases

MNZ spreading the word on safe Easter boating
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and the New Zealand Police are linking up to spread the word on safety to recreational boaties in the Marlborough Sounds this Easter.
Thursday, 17 April 2014

Solo Canadian sailor rescued from sinking yacht
A solo Canadian sailor has been rescued from his sinking yacht in rough conditions 1,250 nautical miles (2,300km) north-east of Auckland - about 600nm (1,100km) south of Rarotonga - after a mercy dash by the car-carrier Fidelio.
Tuesday, 8 April 2014

SeaCert now in force - MNZ receiving MOSS applications
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) is pleased to announce the official introduction of SeaCert – the new domestic certification framework for New Zealand seafarers.
Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Lifejacket initiative hits the mark with commercial fishermen
Inflatable lifejackets are changing safety behaviour for commercial fishermen crossing bars on the South Island’s West Coast after a project by Maritime New Zealand, the NZ Shipwreck Welfare Trust and manufacturer Survitec Group.
Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Searching for missing bi-plane suspended
The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) has suspended the search for a missing home-built aerobatic bi-plane that took off from Ardmore airfield near Auckland on Tuesday 25 March, with a 53-year-old pilot on board.
Tuesday, 1 April 2014


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