Maritime Union of New Zealand
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.
The Government must get the Health and Safety Reform Bill back on track and not water down its central protections for workers.
Foreign crew aboard a detained ship in Tauranga have received interim payments totalling thousands of dollars after unions intervened following several months of serious problems.
A global campaign against oil operator Chevron has come to New Zealand, with maritime unions saying the company has a bad record of dealing with local communities around the world.
The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers on Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members.