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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.

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Ultimate responsibility for Rena disaster lies with the Government

The Maritime Union says that the responsibility for the Rena disaster lies with Government and authorities as much as with individual crew members.

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Kaikoura slip shows the importance of coastal shipping

The rundown of New Zealand coastal shipping is threatening New Zealand’s capability to deal with the social and economic fallout from natural disasters.