Seafarer Welfare

Read about Seafarer Welfare in New Zealand

Seafarer Welfare Grants

Maritime NZ is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced organisations to deliver Seafarer Welfare services which contribute to New Zealand meeting its obligations under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) from 1 September 2024 to 30 June 2025.

Applying for a grant

If you would like to apply for a grant, download the application form here.

Seafarer welfare grant application form [PDF: 308kb, 14 pages ]

Any questions received for the Seafarer Welfare Services Grant Application form will be answered here.

Questions and answers [PDF: 613kB, 3 pages]

We also have provided exemplar templates for you, the first template explains what we are looking for, and the second template provides an example of a completed application.

Template one [PDF: 809kB, 15 pages] Template two [PDF: 1.55Mb, 15 pages]

You will also need to see the Proposed contract and Schedule 2 of the Standard Terms and Conditions-Services.

MNZ Proposed contract for services [PDF: 290kB, 10 pages] Schedule 2 - Terms and conditions for services [PDF: 340kB, 13 pages]

Please email completed applications to by 4 June 2024.


Contact us

If you need any further information about the Seafarer Welfare Grants, please contact us here: