Safety updates

Read our bulletins and guidance notices on safety issues, and related matters.

Parts of safety guidance may be out of date - MNZ will update the guidance to take account of MOSS, Seacert, and the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.


MNZ publishes safety bulletins and marine guidance notices on a variety of safety issues and proposals relating to these. The bulletins and notices are published as required, and are distributed to those sectors directly involved.

We welcome any comments you have on the recommendations and content in general.

Types of safety updates

Safety bulletins

Safety bulletins alert people to specific and significant marine hazards in any arena of Maritime New Zealand’s operations.

Guidance notices

Guidance notices provide supporting information on specific technical issues or areas.

Marine notices

These historic notices are no longer used but are available for your reference.

Email updates

Get an email notification when a safety update is available online.


Report an accident or incident

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