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MPI Search found ‘unreasonable’ – documents

These documents relate to the September/October 2018 issue article about MPI’s search of Brett Edwards’ home in September 2013 being found to be ‘unreasonable’ in terms of the Bill of Rights Act and the evidence gathered being ruled inadmissible. As

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Richard Prentice court decision Sept 2017

This is the 7 September 2017 decision of Judge G M Harrison in the Whangarei District Court quashing Maritime NZ’s decision to revoke Richard Prentice’s skipper’s tickets. Download the Richard Prentice court decision Sept 2017 here (PDF 686kb)    

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Regulations Review Committee final report

This is a link to the final report of the Regulations Review Committee into Paul Wilson’s complaint regarding Shipping (Charges) Amendment Regulations 2013 and Marine Safety Charges Amendment Regulations 2013. To read or download the Select Committee’s report click here (PDF 350Kb)

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OAG 2nd report to Regulations Review Committee

This is the Office of the Auditor-General’s April 2016 report-back to the Regulations Review Committee considering a complaint about Maritime fees and charges. As referred to in Professional Skipper magazine July/August 2016. Read the Auditor-General’s April 2016 report click here

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Oyster Skipper “Marks” Employment Relation Authority ruling

This is the ruling of the Employment Relations Authority on the dispute between John Edminstin and Sanford Ltd re the skipper’s ‘Marks’. Referred to  in Professional Skipper magazine May/June 2016. (Note that this ruling is being appealed.) DETERMINATION OF THE AUTHORITY

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Cwaves Taharoa Safety Audit

This is the Cwaves Safety Audit of the Taharoa port operation. As referred to in Professional Skipper magazine January/February 2016. Read the Cwaves Report click here PDF 16MB

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OAG office report on MNZ fees and charges

This is the Office of the Auditor-General’s September 2015 report-back to the Regulations Review Committee considering a complaint about Maritime fees and charges. As referred to in Professional Skipper magazine November/December 2015. Read the Auditor-General’s letter click here PDF 12MB

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Bill Dixon submission & others, Keith Manch response May 2015

Here is the full wording of Bill Dixon’s submission to Parliament’s Regulations Review Committee considering complaints about the Shipping (Charges) Amendment Regulations 2013  & Marine Safety Charges Amendment Regulations 2013 referred to in Professional Skipper magazine issue 105 May/June 2015 and

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OIA responses on cost of Santa Regina prosecution

Here are the Official Information Act responses by Maritime NZ and Crown Law Office seeking the cost of the failed prosecution of the Master of the Santa Regina, cited in Professional Skipper magazine issue 105 May/June 2015. OIA responses by Maritime NZ

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Evidence for Regulations Review Committee

Here are links to the evidence presented to the Regulations Review Committee considering complaints about the Shipping (Charges) Amendment Regulations 2013  & Marine Safety Charges Amendment Regulations 2013 referred to in Professional Skipper magazine issue 105 May/June 2015. • Paul Wilson’s

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