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  • NZ Harbours launch new training for pilots

    1 April 2011

    NZ Maritime School (NZMS) applaud the move to regulate licensing for harbour pilots through the Maritime Transport Act 1994, Part 90 Amendment 2010 which comes into effect 1 April 2011.

  • NZMS navigate portable technologies

    5 September 2011

    Its not just the unmatchable expertise and customer focussed approach that earns New Zealand Maritime School (NZMS) superior positioning in the Maritime training industry with a reputation for the providing the best customised training.

  • Maritime NZ introduces new training for pilots

    20 April 2011

    NZ Maritime School (NZMS) steps up to increased demand for pilot training required as a result of the changed licensing requirements for harbour pilots through the Maritime Transport Act 1994, Part 90 Amendment 2010 which comes into effect in April 2011.

  • Young achiever award winner

  • NZ Maritime School’s new simulator a hit with Marine Pilots from NZ and Australia

    10 April 2013

    Manukau Institute of Technology’s (MIT) New Zealand Maritime School welcomed marine pilots from around Australasia for a two-day workshop at its downtown Auckland campus.

  • New Zealand’s only marine engine room on land

    5 April 2013

    There is a dredger engine room kilometres away from sea, which is toiled away at by budding marine engineers.

  • High demand for logistics graduates

    15 August 2012

    In today’s tight economic climate, it’s unusual to find an industry crying out for workers. And it’s even more unusual to find a course where students are regularly head hunted by employers before they finish their qualification.

  • High rolling record breaker on high seas

    6 October 2010

    New Zealand ship navigation officer Catherine Williams can proudly lay claim to being the first and only female Chief Officer (second in command) in the more than 100 year history of Holland America Line (HAL) - one of the longest standing cruise-line companies in the world.

  • International Maritime professionals choose NZ for training

    28 February 2011

    An international lighthouse for maritime training is what NZ Maritime School have become with a swelling number of maritime professionals from around the world travelling to New Zealand to be trained here.

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