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Fishing Bill a major step towards fixing industry problems

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Fishing Bill a major step towards fixing industry problems

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Headline: Fishing Bill a major step towards fixing industry problems The Maritime Union says the passing of a bill today 31 July 2014 reforming the fishing industry is a major step in fixing serious problems. The Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill […]

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Labour work and wages policy good for working people

By   /  August 2, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Labour work and wages policy good for working people

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Headline: Labour work and wages policy good for working people Labour’s new policy on work and wages, announced today, is good for the working people of New Zealand. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says working people need a voice in their […]

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Greens call for shipping lanes backed by Maritime Union

By   /  July 27, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Greens call for shipping lanes backed by Maritime Union

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Headline: Greens call for shipping lanes backed by Maritime Union The Maritime Union is backing the Green Party’s policy to implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping, announced 27 July 2014. Compulsory shipping lanes are designated channels in the ocean in which ships are allowed […]

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Government needs to get Fishing reform bill passed now

By   /  July 27, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Government needs to get Fishing reform bill passed now

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Headline: Government needs to get Fishing reform bill passed now The Maritime Union is urging the Government to push through a Bill reforming the fishing industry. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says there will be serious repercussions if the Fisheries (Foreign […]

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Maritime workers recover crews’ wages in New Zealand ITF week of action

By   /  July 7, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Maritime workers recover crews’ wages in New Zealand ITF week of action

MIL OSI – Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Headline: Maritime workers recover crews’ wages in New Zealand ITF week of action Tens of thousands of dollars of outstanding pay for seafarers is in the process of recovery after action last week by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) in New Zealand ports. Delegations of […]

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Progress of FCV “slave ships” Bill is good news – but much work remains to be done.

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Progress of FCV “slave ships” Bill is good news – but much work remains to be done.

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Progress of FCV “slave ships” Bill is good news – but much work remains to be done. The Maritime Union of New Zealand says the progress of the “slave ships” Bill in the New Zealand Parliament is good news – but much work remains to […]

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Maritime unions gather to strengthen South Pacific unionism

By   /  March 28, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Maritime unions gather to strengthen South Pacific unionism

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maritime unions gather to strengthen South Pacific unionism Maritime Unions have met in Auckland to work towards a Regional Maritime Federation to build union strength throughout the South Pacific. The meeting brought together the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), the Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ), Papua […]

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National mobilisation against TPPA on Saturday 29 March: 15 towns & cities

By   /  March 27, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on National mobilisation against TPPA on Saturday 29 March: 15 towns & cities

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National mobilisation against TPPA on Saturday 29 March: 15 towns & cities A national day of action to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement will take place on Saturday 29 March 2014. Local communities in at least fifteen New Zealand cities and towns will host marches […]

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Ratification of global fisheries agreement a positive step

By   /  February 27, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Ratification of global fisheries agreement a positive step

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ratification of global fisheries agreement a positive step Posted on 26 February 2014. Tags: FCV, fishing The Maritime Union says the ratification of a new global fisheries agreement by the New Zealand Government is positive news. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations […]

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Serious incident on fishing vessel confirms fears

By   /  January 28, 2014  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Serious incident on fishing vessel confirms fears

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Serious incident on fishing vessel confirms fears Posted on 28 January 2014. A serious injury to a Government fisheries observer shows the clean up of the fishing industry is not moving fast enough. Fisheries observer Martin Bowers had his arm yanked from its socket and […]

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Maritime Union expresses sorrow at death of Lyttelton watersider

By   /  December 22, 2013  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union expresses sorrow at death of Lyttelton watersider

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maritime Union expresses sorrow at death of Lyttelton watersider Posted on 22 December 2013. Tags: Health and safety, Port of Lyttelton The Maritime Union of New Zealand says a watersider who died aboard a ship at the Port of Lyttelton on Saturday 21 December 2013 […]

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Maritime Union backs calls for shipping lanes

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maritime Union backs calls for shipping lanes Posted on 19 December 2013. Tags: Flag of Convenience, Health and safety, Rena, shipping  The union that represents New Zealand shipping crews is backing calls for mandatory shipping lanes on the New Zealand coast. Maritime Union of New […]

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Maritime Union pays respects to Nelson Mandela and his legacy

By   /  December 6, 2013  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Maritime Union pays respects to Nelson Mandela and his legacy

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maritime Union pays respects to Nelson Mandela and his legacy Posted on 06 December 2013. Tags: global solidarity The Maritime Union of New Zealand has paid its respects to the late Nelson Mandela. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says maritime workers […]

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Asia-Pacific union leaders gather in Port Moresby to kick off regional maritime federation

By   /  November 13, 2013  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Asia-Pacific union leaders gather in Port Moresby to kick off regional maritime federation

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Asia-Pacific union leaders gather in Port Moresby to kick off regional maritime federation Posted on 13 November 2013. Tags: global solidarity, international, ITF, Pacific Maritime union leaders from across the Asia-Pacific region will chart out the future of a proposed regional maritime federation in a […]

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New Zealand fisheries under spotlight of global union campaign

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  MUNZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on New Zealand fisheries under spotlight of global union campaign

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand fisheries under spotlight of global union campaign The New Zealand fishing industry is under the spotlight at a major international union meeting on the Asia Pacific fishing industry held in Auckland this week. The Asia Pacific Fisheries Workshop is being held as part […]

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Warning flag over overseas labour in Rena cleanup

By   /  September 3, 2013  /  MUNZ, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Warning flag over overseas labour in Rena cleanup

Source: Maritime Union of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Warning flag over overseas labour in Rena cleanup The Maritime Union is concerned that jobs on the Rena clean up project are going to overseas workers while New Zealand seafarers are out of work. Maritime Union of New Zealand National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says he […]

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