WELCOME to SeaChange – highlighting what's new and what's changing at Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) and in the maritime sector.
In this issue...
First Safer Boating Week makes waves
Real-life survival stories during New Zealand’s first Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, MNZ Director Keith Manch says. Read media release
Big leap for safety
Water safety leaders made a splash by jumping into the chilly waters of Wellington Harbour to help launch Safer Boating Week. Read moreView photos
Heavyweight support for Safer Boating Week
Pania of the Reef did it ... Peter Snell did it ... even John Plimmer and Sir Dove-Meyer Robinson got in on the act when lifejackets became the height of fashion for statues around the country during Safer Boating Week. Read more.View photos.
Check our MOSS feedback page for updates
We're regularly refreshing this page to answer questions and provide info about MOSS. Our latest update is about engaging a surveyor. Read more
Don't throw it, stow it
The Ministry for the Environment is introducing changes to the Marine Pollution Regulations under the Resource Management Act 1998.Read more [MfE website]
Boating initiatives funded for youth
Thousands of young people will get boat safety training or learn how to sail after MNZ granted $77,000 of recreational boating funding to eight sector groups. Read more
Joint operation focuses on aquaculture
MNZ took to the water with NZ Police in an operation targeting mussel farmers and the aquaculture sector in the Marlborough Sounds. Read more
Grace period for some adventure activity operators
WorkSafe NZ is extending its deadline to be registered under the Adventure Activities Regulations for some operators. Read more
Wreckage of missing helicopter found
After a four-day search, the wreckage of a missing helicopter was found, along with the pilot's body. Read more