Mother and sons rescued from Tararuas
Saturday, 22 October 2016A mother and her two sons, aged 10 and 12, have been rescued after spending the night in the open in cold, wet conditions in the Tararua Ranges.
Recreational boating about to start - prepare and take care
Friday, 21 October 2016Safer Boating Week (October 14-21) ends today but Safer Boating Forum Chair, Maritime NZ Deputy Director Lindsay Sturt, is urging boaties to “Prep, Check and Know” before getting to the boat ramp at the long weekend.
‘No excuses’ fines for no lifejackets and speeding boats
Thursday, 20 October 2016As part of Safer Boating Week (October 14-21), Maritime NZ and Regional Councils have announced eight councils will be trialing a “no excuses” policy for recreational boaties not carrying or wearing lifejackets and those who speed on the water.