Our people and structure
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Our staff are located in our 10 regional offices, our Wellington head office, at our Marine Pollution Response Centre in Auckland and our Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand in Lower Hutt.
Our Director and Chief Executive Officer
Keith Manch has the dual role of Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He is accountable to the Board of Directors.
As CEO, Keith is also the senior manager responsible for the day-to-day running of Maritime New Zealand.
Keith joined Maritime New Zealand in December 2011.
Senior management team
The seven general managers reporting to Keith each have a specific functional responsibility.
General Manager Maritime Standards
- Seafarer Licensing
- Ship Registration
- Technical Services
- Safety Management Systems
- International Shipping
General Manager Legal and Policy
General Manager Safety and Response
- Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand
- Aids to Navigation
- Distress Radio
General Manager Corporate and Strategic Services
- Strategy, Planning and Risk
- Education and Communications
- Information Services
- Administration and Facilities
General Manager Maritime Compliance
- Maritime Investigations
- Safety and Environmental Auditing
- Field Operations
- Commercial and Recreational Liaison
- Tauranga Response and Recovery
- RENA Investigations
General Manager Human Resources
Our organisation structure
The design of our organisation structure supports our vision, mission and strategic goals. Having well-defined roles and responsibilities, effective business processes and information flows, a culture that encourages team work and an appropriate structure, are all essential to achieving our strategic goals.