New Report. New Zealand Seafarer Welfare Centres Lack Government and Industry Support

“It is not something we can sustain into the future. We desperately need the shipping companies, port authorities and all those who profit from the maritime sector to make some financial contribution to the care of crews coming ashore inNew Zealand.” The Reverend John McLister, Lyttelton, New Zealand. London, UK. / Lyttelton, New Zealand.  Today, Human Rights at Sea...

Case Study: New Zealand Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Act in force – protecting fishers?

“Once vessels are flagged to New Zealand the full range of New Zealand law including employment relations and workplace health and safety law will automatically apply and be enforceable.” Hon NATHAN GUY (Minister for Primary Industries) 14 February 2013 Over the last decade, the New Zealand fishing industry has been shaken by a series...

New Zealand: Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading

NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT MEDIA STATEMENT   Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading Thursday, 31 July 2014, 1:27 pm Press Release: New Zealand Government 31 July 2014 Media StatementHon Nathan Guy
Minister for Primary Industries Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill passes third reading A bill to strengthen the regulation of...

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