Printing hard copies of rules

Find out how you can get printable versions of current maritime rules and marine protection rules.

Latest rule updates

Rules Amendments

The 2016 rule amendments correct minor errors contained in the rules to make them easier and clearer to read and understand.

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About the rules

Maritime and marine protection rules contain detailed technical standards and procedures and form part of New Zealand’s maritime law.

Rules overview

Contact us for more help

If you have any questions about the maritime and marine protection rules, please phone our Domestic and International Policy team or email

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