Maritime NZ / Nō te rere moana Aotearoa

Maritime NZ / Nō te rere moana Aotearoa
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  • Maritime NZ develops and monitors maritime safety and marine protection rules.
  • Certifies seafarers and registers ships.
  • Conducts safety inspections of all ships calling at NZ ports, investigates and analyses maritime accidents, and promotes safe recreational boating.
  • Educates the maritime community on safety and environmental standards.
  • Provides and operates lighthouses and other navigation aids, and a coastal maritime safety and distress radio service.
  • Manages the national search and rescue response service and responds to distress calls and beacon activations.
  • Provides a service to minimise effects of pollution from ships and offshore oil and gas platforms, and administers the NZ Oil Pollution Fund.

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