Maritime Union of New Zealand Blog

Welcome to the Maritime Union

The Maritime Union of New Zealand was formed in 2002 when the New Zealand Waterfront Workers’ Union and the New Zealand Seafarers’ Union joined together. We represent waterfront workers, seafarers and related workers in New Zealand.


Vale Brother Hanafi Rustandi

National Secretary Paddy Crumlin and General Secretary of MUNZ Joe Fleetwood sadly report that friend and comrade of the MUA, MUNZ and the ITF and long term leader of the Indonesian Seafarers Union and...


Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Prime Minister Bill English began his reign with a dubious promise. On December 12th last year he told us his government will ‘support unions’. That’ll make a nice change. After eight years of John...