Events

From industry to recreational events, learn more by getting involved with the maritime community, friends, and experts.

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Upcoming events

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World Maritime Day is an annual event.

World Maritime Day

Date: October 2017

“Connecting Ships, Ports and People’ has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2017.

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Past events

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Safer Boating Week is an annual event.

Safer Boating Week

Date: 14-21 October 2016

“Connecting Ships, Ports and People” has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2017.

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World Maritime Day is an annual event.

World Maritime Day

Date: 29 September 2016

This year our international focus is ‘Shipping - indispensable to the world’.

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Merchant Navy Day is an annual event.

Merchant Navy Day

Date: 3 September 2016

This national commemoration honoured civilian sailors who served during WWI and WWII.

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Related information:
Our visual timeline highlights some major events in our maritime history.

Timeline

Learn about New Zealand’s maritime history.
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Additional information for media.
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