Navigation warning responsibility shifts to MNZ

30 June 2017

From mid-day today (Friday 30 June) Maritime NZ will take over responsibility for issuing maritime navigational warnings to countries and vessels in the wider south west Pacific.

Previously, Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) and Maritime NZ both had roles in issuing warnings, with LINZ being the NAVAREA coordinator and Maritime NZ being the national coordinator responsible for New Zealand coastal warnings.

Read more on the Maritime NZ website

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