Maritime Union elects new national officials in union elections
The Maritime Union of New Zealand has elected two new national officials in their three-yearly union elections.
The new General Secretary of the Union is Joe Fleetwood of Wellington.
A new Assistant General Secretary of the Union has also been elected, Ray Fife, of Bluff.
The National President of the Maritime Union, Phil Adams of Port Chalmers, was re-elected unopposed.
The National Vice President of the Maritime Union, Garry Parsloe of Auckland, was also re-elected unopposed.
The elections took place in a postal ballot of all financial members of the Union which closed last Friday.
The new General Secretary of the Union, Joe Fleetwood, thanked members for their support and thanked all members who took part in the democratic process of the elections.