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Reports on maritime accidents and incidents

Reports on maritime accidents and incidents investigated by Maritime New Zealand

Accident and investigation reports – international vessels

Accident and investigation reports – fishing vessels

Accident and investigation reports – passenger vessels

Accident and investigation reports – non-passenger vessels

Accident and investigation reports – commercial kayak/canoe/rafting/jetboats

Accident and investigation reports – recreational vessels

Accident and investigation reports – recreational kayak/canoe/rafting/Jetboats

Accident and investigation reports – international vessels

24 June 2008, report number 96 892: Fatality involving the vessel Devprayag at Port of Lyttelton

Download [PDF: 7.29MB, 78 pages]

11 January 2007, report number 07 4259: Fatality aboard Tasman Resolution alongside Mount Maunganui wharf

Download [PDF: 386KB, 19 pages]

16 November 2006, report number 07 4305: Crane failure aboard Global Wind while berthed at Mount Maunganui

Read online | Download [PDF: 1.0MB, 7 pages]

6 June 2006, report number 06 4103: Loss of crewman in heavy seas aboard Formosa 13 in Wellington Harbour

Read online | Download [PDF: 814KB, 13 pages]

25 April 2006, report number 06 4064: Tasman Resolution collided with the fairway beacon at Port of Timaru

Read online | Download [PDF: 268KB, 3 pages]

5 March 2006, report number 06 4008: General Villa contact with berth number 2 at Port of Napier

Read online | Download [PDF: 164KB, 5 pages]

20 February 2006, report number 96 538: Serious Injury to a Stevedore aboard Tasman Resolution at the Port of Auckland

Read online | Download [PDF: 394KB, 11 pages]

20 January 2006, report number 96 513: Injury to a crew member aboard Genco Sugar at the Port of Tauranga

Read online | Download [PDF: 406KB, 8 pages]

31 October 2005, report number 05 3888: Crane failure aboard Sea Angel at Port of Nelson

Read online | Download [PDF: 899KB, 20 pages]

20 September 2005, report number 05 3847: Crane failure aboard Tasman Mariner at Mt. Maunganui

Read online | Download [PDF: 691KB, 14 pages]

1 September 2005, report number 05 3827: Close quarters between Washington & Rose Croix in Port of Tauranga

Read online | Download [PDF: 363KB, 5 pages]

7 September 2005, report number 05 3833: Close quarters between MOL Wellington & Chips 6.5 miles north-east of Napier

Read online | Download [PDF: 448KB, 6 pages]

22 August 2005, report number 05 3817: Crane wire failure aboard Sea Harvest at Mt. Maunganui

Read online | Download [PDF: 372KB, 7 pages]

9 August 2005, report number 05 3812: Close quarters between Morning Haruka, Otakou and Purbeck

Read online | Download [PDF: 1.78MB, 29 pages]

19 January 2005, report number 05 3644: Death of Stevedore Hatchman who fell aboard Shinano Reefer at Port of Napier

Read online | Download [PDF: 527KB, 7 pages]

15 October 2004, report number 04 3586: Cargo gear failure aboard the car carrier Spica at Auckland

Read online | Download [PDF: 579KB, 7 pages]

30 September 2004, report number 96 305: Serious injury to watersider whilst loading cargo at Mt. Maunganui aboard Rotorua

Read online | Download [PDF: 359KB, 10 pages]

17 August 2004, report number 04 3532: Crane failure aboard the bulk carrier S Venus at Tauranga

Read online | Download [PDF: 152KB: 12 pages]

31 July 2004, report number 96 295: Serious injury to crewmember aboard Ken Un at Port of Tauranga

Read online | Download [PDF: 115KB, 8 pages]

4 July 2004, report number 96 289: Serious injury to Stevedore at Port of Lyttleton aboard ANL Progress

Read online | Download [PDF: 463KB, 14 pages]

3 July 2004, report number 04 3504: Jin Cang made contact with 'A' Beacon in the Port of Tauranga

Read online | Download [PDF: 135KB, 10 pages]

13 May 2004, report number 04 3464: Near collision between Miyunhe and Provider at the entrance to Port of Napier

Read online | Download [PDF: 163KB, 16 pages]

22 March 2004, report number 96 250: Serious Injury to Stevedore aboard Tasman Independence at the Port of Wellington

Download [PDF: 115KB, 5 pages]

2 March 2004, report number 04 3523: Tank failure aboard the gas/chemical tanker Perla at Port Taranaki

Download [PDF: 415KB, 27 pages]

22 February 2004, report number 04 3390: Engine failure aboard Taharoa Express at Taharoa

Download [PDF: 141KB, 12 pages]

5 February 2004, report number 04 3395: Cargo from Ansac Orient fell overboard whilst the vessel was en route to Tauranga

Download [PDF: 129KB, 9 pages]

14 January 2004, report number 04 3557: Cargo gear failure aboard Tasman Independence at Port of Bluff

Download [PDF: 750KB, 19 pages]

16 April 2003, report number 03 3177: Grounding of Oil Tanker Capella Voyager in Whangarei

Download [PDF: 354KB, 30 pages]

6 February 2002, report number 02 2828: Grounding of Bulk Carrier Jody F Millennium outside entrance to Port of Gisborne

Download [PDF: 395KB, 90 pages]

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Accident and investigation reports – fishing vessels

13 August 2010, report number 5914: Severe weather incident involving the Jay Penelope south of Jacksons Bay in South Westland

Download [PDF: 473KB, 13 pages]

8 February 2007, report number 07 4418: Fire and subsequent foundering of Ava off the west coast of Coromandel

Download [PDF: 267KB, 12 pages]

27 January 2007, report number 96 665: Injury to a crewmember aboard the vessel Reciever

Read online | Download [PDF: 156KB, 7 pages]

8 November 2006, report number 06 4192: Grounding of the Huntress along Tory Channel

Read online | Download [PDF: 448KB, 7 pages]

18 September 2006, report number 06 4159: Switchboard fire onboard San Enterprise off Port of Timaru

Read online | Download [PDF: 513KB, 7 pages]

16 August 2006, report number 06 4145: Grounding of Ariel II at Stewart Island

Read online | Download [PDF: 547KB, 22 pages]

20 July 2006, report number 06 4120: Grounding of Twofold Bay at Mahia Penninsula

Read online | Download [PDF: 129KB, 5 pages]

4 June 2006, report number 06 4100: Grounding of the Rex on the coastline between Riverton & Invercargill

Read online | Download [PDF: 205KB, 5 pages]

7 May 2006, report number 06 4076: Fire & subsequent loss of Bounty in Tasman Bay

Read online | Download [PDF: 424KB, 7 pages]

26 April 2006, report number 06 4071: Close quarters situation between Pegasus II and the recreational vessel Distraction in the Bay of Islands

Read online | Download [PDF: 1.06MB, 11 pages]

19 April 2006, report number 06 4055: Grounding of Venture in Tory Channel

Read online | Download [PDF: 206KB, 5 pages]

1 December 2005, report number 96 489: Serious injury to crewmember aboard Riptide in the Coromandel

Read online | report number 96 489 [PDF: 1.36MB, 14 pages]

26 November 2005, report number 96 497: Injury of a crewmember aboard Pacific Way

Read online | Download [PDF: 452KB, 8 pages]

November 2005, report number 05 3913: Foundering resulting in loss of life. Mi Jay

Download [PDF: 1.93MB, 35 pages]

16 October 2005, report number 05 3868: Collision between Torea II and Lady Anna north east of Napier

Download [PDF: 1.12MB, 17 pages]

3 October 2005, report number 05 3855: Flooding on San Rakino off Kaipara Harbour

Download [PDF: 1.95MB, 23 pages]

14 September 2005, report number 05 3854: Grounding of Shangri La east of Long Point lighthouse, Foveauz Strait

Download [PDF: 628KB, 9 pages]

3 September 2005, report number 05 3834: Grounding of Almatal Columbia at the Port of Bluff

Download [PDF: 742KB, 14 pages]

26 August 2005, report number 05 3819: Grounding of Seawyf in French Pass

Download [PDF: 557KB, 6 pages]

20 July 2005, report number 05 3797: Grounding and foundering of The Gem at Taieri Island, Otago

Download [PDF: 411KB, 15 pages]

11 May 2005, report number 96 406: Injury aboard Hirere in the Pandora Banks area

Download [PDF: 356KB, 8 pages]

14 April 2005, report number 96 414: Serious injury to a crew member aboard San Nikunau whilst at sea

Download [PDF: 241KB, 10 pages]

10 February 2005, report number 96 367: Serious injury to a crew member aboard Almatal Enterprise on East Coast of New Zealand

Download [PDF: 869KB, 17 pages]

24 January 2005, report number 04 3365: Crew member dragged overboard Tasnui and is missing, presumed drowned 70 kilometers south of Stewart Island

Download [PDF: 746KB, 15 pages]

10 January 2005, report number 96 345: Crew suffer CO poisoning while working in fishroom aboard San Rakaia in Auckland

Download [PDF: 457KB, 10 pages]

18 December 2004, report number 96 346: Serious injury to contractor working aboard Almatal Columbia in Port of Lyttleton

Download [PDF: 426KB, 10 pages]

8 December 2004, report number 05 3749: Ammonia leak aboard San Nikunau en route to Majuro

Download [PDF: 1.13MB, 23 pages]

3 December 2004, report number 04 3614: Grounding of Legacy at Cunaris Sound, Fiordland

Download [PDF: 682KB, 12 pages]

20 November 2004, report number 04 3612: Close quarters situation between La Mer and Universal Spirit

Download [PDF: 553KB, 11 pages]

19 November 2004, report number 04 3607: Crew member lost overboard from foreign fishing vessel Melilla 201, 110 nautical miles south of Stewart Island

Download [PDF: 543KB, 10 pages]

7 November 2004, report number 04 3598: Collision between fishing vessels Louisa & Emma J in foggy conditions

Download [PDF: 814KB, 22 pages]

4 November 2004, report number 96 323: Serious injury to crew member aboard Lady Marie at Havelock due to harsh winds

Download [PDF: 636KB, 7 pages]

1 November 2004, report number 04 3603: Close quarters situation between St Jude and recreational vessel Dimple II, Town Reef, Napier

Download [PDF: 346KB, 7 pages]

30 October 2004, report number 04 3589: Crew member overboard, now presumed dead in an attempt to board East Ocean at Port Hutt, Chatham Islands

Download [PDF: 728KB, 13 pages]

27 October 2004, report number 04 3590: Engine room fire and subsequent foundering of San Rochelle 95.1 miles northwest of Cape Reinga

Download [PDF: 1.14MB, 19 pages]

27 October 2004, report number 96 435: Serious injury to a crew member aboard Miss Otago in Tasman Bay

Download [PDF: 522KB, 4 pages]

13 September 2004, report number 04 3557: Flooding of Atlantis near Doubtless Bay, Northland

Download [PDF: 440KB, 12 pages]

7 September 2004, report number 04 3544: Fatality of crew member aboard Aoraki in the Southern Ocean

Download [PDF: 980KB, 29 pages]

17 August 2004, report number 04 3531: Foundering of Iron Maiden resulting in the death of two crew southwest of Cape Maria van Diemen

Download [PDF: 688KB, 75 pages]

11 August 2004, report number 04 3528: Grounding of vessel San Tongariro due to system failure on the French Pass

Download [PDF: 268KB, 12 pages]

9 July 2004, report number 96 293: Serious injury to crew member as a result of gear failure onboard Trident off Wairauahiri

Download [PDF: 878KB, 13 pages]

29 June 2004, report number 04 3502: Machinery failure aboard Clan McLeod at the Port of Greymouth

Download [PDF: 415KB, 7 pages]

28 June 2004, report number 96 285: Serious injury to Bosun aboard Independent 1 in Lyttleton

Download [PDF: 321KB, 5 pages]

14 June 2004, report number 04 3492: Grounding of Physalie in Cloudy Bay

Download [PDF: 360KB, 11 pages]

30 May 2004, report number 04 3484: Grounding of Kathleen G at Double Bay, Arapawa Island

Download [PDF: 691KB, 15 pages]

19 May 2004, report number 04 3472: Collision between Joanne and Hellas Constellation near Tauranga

Download [PDF: 187KB, 18 pages]

17 May 2004, report number 04 3465: Grounding of Recovery II after the watchkeeper fell asleep south of Karamea

Download [PDF: 445KB, 14 pages]

17 May 2004, report number 04 3466: Grounding of Marina in Tarakohe Harbour

Download [PDF: 221KB, 10 pages]

14 May 2004, report number 96 271: Deckhand fell overboard and sustained serious injuries aboard San Venturer

Download [PDF: 142KB, 12 pages]

15 April 2004, report number 04 3449: Grounding of Poseidon south of Kare Kare beach

Download [PDF: 638KB, 18 pages]

6 April 2004, report number 96 269: Serious injury to an engineer aboard Ocean Reward whilst at sea

Download [PDF: 93KB, 7 pages]

26 March 2004, report number 04 3435: Grounding of Bronny G at Akaroa Peninsula

Download [PDF: 507KB, 15 pages]

6 March 2004, report number 04 3461: Diane found idling, no sign of sole occupant who is missing and presumed drowned off Timaru

Download [PDF: 629KB, 17 pages]

5 March 2004, report number 04 3404: Eclipse reported overdue and missing. The vessel and occupant were later found.

Download [PDF: 360KB, 14 pages]

21 January 2004, report number 04 3362: Foundering and loss of life aboard Moana south east of Oamuru

Download [PDF: 141KB, 10 pages]

20 January 2004, report number 04 3364: San Constanzo collided with an unknown object causing water ingress

Download [PDF: 114KB, 8 pages]

16 July 2002, report number 96 061: Serious injury to crew member aboard Cook Canyon off the West Coast of the South Island

Download [PDF: 96KB, 10 pages]

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Accident and investigation reports – passenger vessels

19 January 2010: Close quarters between passenger ferrys Foveaux Express and Southern Express in the Foveaux Strait

Download [PDF: 507Kb, 61 pages]

4 January 2010: Serious harm injury to a passenger aboard Dolphin Discovery V in the Bay of Islands

Download [PDF: 73Kb, 13 pages]

27 June 2009, report number 5498, Safety Investigation relating to Paihia High Speed Passenger Boats

Download [PDF: 925Kb, 36 pages]

24 October 2008, report number 08 4914: Near miss between the passenger ferry Monte Stello and pilot boat Nemesis in Marlborough Sounds

Download [PDF: 2.57MB, 26 pages]

9 June 2007, report number 96 175: Injury to passenger aboard the water taxi Wainui

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9 June 2007, report number 07 4443: Gas inhalation aboard Marlborough River Queen on the Taylor River, Blenheim

Read online | Download [PDF: 161KB, 8 pages]

14 April 2007, report number 96 692: Serious harm injury to crew member aboard Kawau Kat at Moutihe wharf, Moutihe Island

Read online | Download [PDF: 466KB, 17 pages]

24 October 2006, report number 06 4181: Heavy weather passage for Challenger (Kaitaki) sailing from Picton to Wellington

Read online | Download [PDF: 340KB, 10 pages]

21 September 2006, report number 96 609: Serious injury to crew member aboard Patea Explorer at Deep Cove, Fiordland

Download [PDF: 517KB, 11 pages]

11 August 2006, report number 06 4146: A mooring rope aboard Osprey failed, resulting in serious harm to a crew member

Read online | Download [PDF: 315KB, 8 pages]

28 July 2006, report number 06 4128: Black Diamond collided with a submerged object

Read online | Download [PDF: 349KB, 4 pages]

3 July 2006, report number 06 4113: Collision between Sinbad 6 and Double Agent at the west entrance of Vivian Bay

Read online | Download [PDF: 1.40MB, 9 pages]

2 June 2006, report number 06 4097: Collision with 'A' Beacon involving Skookum in Otumotetai Channel, Bay of Plenty

Read online | Download [PDF: 173KB, 5 pages]

30 March 2006, report number 06 4041: Grounding of Sanga Na Langa on the north east coast of Waiheke Island

Read online | Download [PDF: 728KB, 7 pages]

3 March 2006, report number 06 4006: Heavy weather caused shift in cargo aboard passenger vessel Aratere while in transit between Wellington and Picton.

Download [PDF: 4.09MB, 102 pages]

21 February 2006, report number 06 3993: Two close quarter incidents involving Challenger, Aratere and the fishing vessel Lotus in the Marlborough Sounds

Read online | Download [PDF: 1.13MB, 8 pages]

14 January 2006, report number 06 3956: Collision between Deep Star and the pleasure launch Red Pepper

Read online | Download [PDF: 252KB, 6 pages]

30 December 2005, report number 05 3927: Grounding of Wai-iti at Paihia, Bay of Islands

Download [PDF: 984KB, 11 pages]

14 October 2005, report number 05 3867: Death of a passenger aboard a Raft on the Rangitikei River during white water rafting

Download [PDF: 1.09MB, 18 pages]

30 September/20 November 2005, report number 05 3872: Loss of control of Milford Sovereign in Milford Sounds

Download [PDF: 725KB, 17 pages]

18 September 2005, report number 05 3843: Grounding of Milford Mariner at Harrison's Cove, Milford Sounds

Download [PDF: 1.09MB, 26 pages]

16 September 2005, report number 96 458: Serious injury to crew member aboard Kawau Kat III at Gulf Harbour, Auckland

Download [PDF: 630KB, 14 pages]

25 August 2005, report number 05 3823: Grounding of Ariki Moana on Lake Rotomahana

Download [PDF: 81KB, 5 pages]

14 August 2005, report number 05 3814: Close quarters between Arahura & Robert James in the Marlborough Sounds

Download [PDF: 223KB, 9 pages]

30 July 2005, report number 05 3804: Collision involving Te Kuia and an unnamed vessel south west of Mt. Maunganui

Download [PDF: 234KB, 5 pages]

12 July 2005, report number 05 3784: Grounding of Lois R in the Kaipara Harbour

Download [PDF: 171KB, 4 pages]

2 May 2005, report number 05 3731: Collision between Santa Regina and Timeless in Tory Channel, resulting in a fatality

Download [PDF: 1.90MB, 51 pages]

17 April 2005, report number 05 3718: Grounding of passenger vessel Black Cat in Akaroa Harbour

Download [PDF: 832KB, 19 pages]

14 April 2005, report number 05 3730: Navigational Error aboard Santa Regina south of Pencarrow Head, Wellington

Download [PDF: 379KB, 10 pages]

26 March 2005, report number 05 3701: Collision between Water Taxi Sinbad and an unnamed dinghy in Bon Accord Harbour, Kawau Island

Download [PDF: 337KB, 14 pages]

24 March 2005, report number 05 3700: Collision between Tamure and an unnamed recreational vessel in Pelorus Sound

Download [PDF: 399KB, 9 pages]

15 March 2005, report number 05 3702: Collision between Tray Line and Norma north of Puretua Peninsula, Bay of Plenty

Download [PDF: 218KB, 5 pages]

27 January 2005, report number 05 3650: Close quarters situation between Arahura and Santa Regina at the entrance to Tory Channel

Download [PDF: 137KB, 11 pages]

18 December 2004, report number 04 3625: Grounding and subsequent loss of Tiger III at Cape Brett, Bay of Islands

Download [PDF: 938KB, 22 pages]

14 December 2004, report number 04 3626: Mechanical failure aboard Arahura in Tory Channel

Download [PDF: 195KB, 8 pages]

11 December 2004, report number 04 3624: Collision between Tokerau and Kawau Kat at the Ferry Terminal in Auckland

Download [PDF: 494KB, 9 pages]

27 November 2004, report number 96 329:Serious injury to passenger aboard NZL 41 on Auckland Harbour

Download [PDF: 644KB, 9 pages]

20 November 2004, report number 04 3623: Paihia Duck collides with a submerged object as it is entering the water at the southern end of Russell, Bay of Islands

Download [PDF: 428KB, 7 pages]

14 November 2004, report number 04 3601: Steering failure aboard Quickcat at entrance to Matiatia Bay, Waiheke Island

Download [PDF: 374KB, 7 pages]

14 November 2004, report number 04 3602: Collision between Westbay and Kontiki in Picton Harbour

Download [PDF: 390KB, 9 pages]

14 November 2004, report number 04 3604: Machinery failure aboard Lady Kawhia at the entrance to Kawhia Harbour

Download [PDF: 570KB, 10 pages]

1 October 2004, report number 04 3559: Close quarters situation between Aratere and Kent in Wellington Harbour

Download [PDF: 927KB, 32 pages]

29 September 2004, report number 04 3567: Near grounding of passenger ferry Aratere at the entrance to Tory Channel

Download [PDF: 1.20MB, 66 pages]

26 September 2004, report number 04 3560: Collision between Target and an anchored dinghy in the Waewaetorea Passage, Bay of Islands

Download [PDF: 651KB, 16 pages]

1 September 2004, report number 04 3554: Foundering of Matakana off Tatarani Beach

Download [PDF: 1.75MB, 28 pages]

22 August 2004, report number 04 3534: Fire aboard the passenger ferry Superflyte in Auckland Harbour

Download [PDF: 440KB, 28 pages]

19 July 2004, report number 04 3521: Close quarters situation between Aratere and Mako in the Tory Channel

Download [PDF: 380KB, 14 pages]

14 July 2004, report number 04 3511: Collision between the vessel Lightning One and Para 1 on Lake Wakatipu

Download [PDF: 756KB, 12 pages]

21 May 2004, report number 04 3470: A passenger jumped overboard from the ferry Kea in Auckland Harbour

Download [PDF: 114KB, 8 pages]

17 April 2004, report number 04 3453: Collision between Cygnet II and an unidentified vessel in Cook Strait

Download [PDF: 1.03MB, 15 pages]

30 March 2004, report number 04 3438: Flooding of Glen Rosa on Auckland Harbour

Download [PDF: 923KB, 15 pages]

24 February 2004, report number 04 3396: Grounding of Freedom III on Lake Manpouri

Download [PDF 155KB, 16 pages]

12 February 2004, report number 04 3381: Grounding of Queenstown Princess on Lake Wakatipu

Download [PDF: 1.64MB, 20 pages]

9 February 2004, report number 96 231: Serious injury to crew member aboard ferry Harbour Cat in Auckland

Download [PDF: 109KB, 6 pages]

3 January 2004, report number 04 3388: Machinery failure causing foundering of Arrow II in Picton

Download [PDF: 97KB, 8 pages]

18 February 2003, report number 03 3118: Collision between Triptych and motor launch Barossa in Rangitoto Channel

Download [PDF: 84KB, 7 pages]

16 January 2003, report number 03 3093: Fire aboard Harbour Cat in the Auckland Harbour

Download [PDF: 84KB, 10 pages]

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Accident and investigation reports – non-passenger vessels

17 June 2010, report number 5843: Grounding of Te Ika on a mud bank south of Shag Point, in Pelorus Sound

Download [PDF: 852KB, 36 pages]

13 June 2010, report number 5590: Collision between Rescue Alpha and a jetski on Waitemata Harbour, Auckland

Download [PDF: 993KB, 24 pages]

10 January 2010: Collision between Ady Gil and Shonan Maru No. 2 in the Southern Ocean
26 November 2005, report number 96 497: Serious injury to a crew member aboard the tug Pacific Way whilst at sea

Read online | Download [PDF: 452KB, 8 pages]

8 October 2005, report number 05 3860: Spirit of Resolution collided with a bridge on Manukau Harbour

Read online | Download [PDF: 475KB, 15 pages]

31 August 2005, report number 05 3823: Grounding of Hell Fire in the Moutihe Channel, Auckland

Read online | Download [PDF: 188KB, 5 pages]

19 August 2005, report number 05 3885: Capsize during the loading of an unnamed barge resulting in the loss of two lives and damage to vessel at Picton

Download [PDF: 2.33MB, 118 pages]

24 April 2005, report number 05 3722: Fire aboard Howick Rescue 1 in Auckland

Download [PDF: 2.06MB, 24 pages]

14 October 2004, report number 04 3581: Grounding of Southern Wind at Charles Sound, Fiordland

Download [PDF: 656KB, 20 pages]

9 July 2004, report number 04 3509: Close quarters between the vessels Purbeck and Beverly S at the eastern entrance of Tory Channel

Read online | Download [PDF: 133KB, 11 pages]

2 July 2004, report number 96 294: Serious injury to contractor as his foot was crushed between the barge Taniwhi and the piles at Auckland Wharf due to the swell caused by a vessel passing by

Download [PDF: 739KB, 7 pages]

15 November 2001, report number 01 2774: Collision between the tug Wainui and recreational yacht Toolka T resulting in the death of the skipper of Toolka T off Takapu Point

Download [PDF: 89KB, 23 pages]

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Accident and investigation reports – commercial kayak/canoe/rafting/jetboats

9 October 2006, report number 06 4172: Entrapment during rafting trip on Rangitiki River

Download [PDF: 2.62MB, 14 pages]

1 January 2006, report number 06 3496: Fire aboard Shotover T4 alongside the jetty on the Shotover River

Download [PDF: 2.14MB, 43 pages]

2 February 2005, report number 96 364: Serious injury to passenger aboard the jetboat Wakanui on the Buller River

Download [PDF: 457KB, 15 pages]

13 January 2005, report number 96 349: Injury to passenger aboard the jetboat Kawarau Jet on Lake Rotorua

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21 November 2004, report number 96 325: Injury to passenger aboard commercial jetboat Waima on the Waikato River

Read online | Download [PDF: 717KB, 9 pages]

13 May 2004, report number 04 3476: Capsize of jetboat CYS on the Waimakariri River

Read online | Download [PDF: 389KB, 15 pages]

6 March 2004, report number 04 3477: A passenger died when an Unnamed Raft flipped in the Toilet Rapid, Shotover River

Download [PDF: 1.41MB, 23 pages]

4 March 2004, report number 04 3446: A student died after being entrapped on underwater object, Waiohine River, Wairarapa

Download [PDF: 392KB, 19 pages]

26 October 2001, report number 01 2766: Capsize of Lynne Cee resulting in 2 fatalaties on the Clarence River, North Canterbury

Download [PDF: 186KB, 18 pages]

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Accident and investigation reports – recreational vessels

26 October 2011: Collision of the commercial vessel Waitohi and the recreational yacht Atua near Bull Head in Queen Charlotte Sound

Download [PDF: 395KB, 19 pages]

21 October 2009, report number 5275: Collision of Blue Dolphin resulting in one fatality and two persons missing presumed drowned on Lake Tekapo

Download [PDF: 1.15MB, 45 pages]

16 March 2009, report number 09 1542: Foundering of Viper 1 resulting in the loss of two lives off Horowhenua

Download accident report [PDF: 534KB, 33 pages]

Download annex 1 - sales brochure [PDF: 335KB, 3 pages]

Download annex 2 - NIWA sea conditions report [PDF: 649KB, 12 pages]

13 February 2009, report number 5638: Fire aboard Cleansweep off the Manawatu coast

Download [PDF: 762KB, 16 pages]

31 August 2008, report number 08 1486: Capsize of Time To Burn with the loss of one life near Tauranga harbour

Download [PDF: 1MB, 36 pages]

30 June 2008, report number 5640: Capsize and rescue of an unnamed dinghy off Hawkes Bay

Download [PDF: 885KB, 25 pages]

23 February 2008, report number 08 1444: Drowning of a passenger aboard recreational vessel Hard Out after it sunk off the coast of Wanganui

Download [PDF: 703KB, 46 pages]

29 September 2007, report number 07 1407: Gas explosion aboard Double Trouble in Deep Cove Bay, Coromandel

Read online | Download [PDF: 141KB, 9 pages]

23 October 2006, report number 06 4179: Collision betwen Sinbad 7 and Stingray 1, Bon Accord Harbour on Kawau Island

Read online | Download [PDF: 344KB, 15 pages]

11 October 2006, report number 06 1302: Capsize of a kayak / fatality on the Okoroire Waterfall, Waihou River, Waikato

Download [PDF: 280KB, 12 pages]

14 August 2006, report number 06 1294: Capsize of Rere at Tindals Bay, Whangaparoa

Read online | Download [PDF: 478KB, 11 pages]

1 January 2006, report number 06 1238: Man overboard / fatality from the vessel Don't Ask at Kawau Island

Read online | Download [PDF: 541KB, 5 pages]

19 August 2005, report number 05 3885: Capsize during the loading of an unnamed barge resulting in the loss of two lives and damage to vessel at Picton

Download [PDF: 2.33MB, 118 pages]

9 April 2005, report number 05 1195: Collision between Onetangi and C Walker on Waitemata Harbour, Auckland

Read online | Download [PDF: 1.33MB, 7 pages]

5 March 2005, report number 05 1184: Swamping of Tobamoray with the loss of one life on the Manukau Harbour, Auckland

Download [PDF: 367KB, 19 pages]

18 January 2005, report number 05 1162: Beaching of an Unnamed Yacht 10 miles north of Napier

Download [PDF: 357KB, 10 pages]

16 January 2005, report number 05 1163: Flooding and capsize of Lucky No. 5, resulting in the death of one person, Raglan Bar

Download [PDF: 699KB, 14 pages]

8 January 2005, report number 05 1168: Grounding of Audax in Kenepuru Sound causing serious damage to vessel

Read online | Download [PDF: 452KB, 12 pages]

5 January 2005, report number 05 1178: Gas explosion causing injury aboard Lucky Star in Pine Harbour Marina, Auckland

Download [PDF: 2.11MB, 14 pages]

18 December 2004, report number 04 1155: Loss of person overboard from Aquilo whilst moored in Whangamumu Harbour

Download [PDF: 286KB, 8 pages]

13 June 2004, report number 04 1113: Collision between the recreation vessels Rufus and Bosanova on the Hauraki Gulf

Download [PDF: 361KB, 10 pages]

6 November 2004, report number 04 1148: Injury to passenger from firing of flare aboard Free Spirit in the Viaduct Basin, Auckland

Download [PDF: 695KB, 11 pages]

31 October 2004, report number 04 1141: Grounding of an Unnamed Vessel on Waimakariri River, Skipper later died of heart failure

Read online | Download [PDF: 840KB, 9 pages]

15 October 2004, report number 04 1150: Capsize with the loss of 2 lives aboard the vessel Big Johnson on Pania Reef, Napier

Download [PDF: 460KB, 15 pages]

3 October 2004, report number 04 1135: Foundering of an Unnamed Vessel on Lake Hood, Ashburton

Download [PDF: 393KB, 7 pages]

31 May 2004, report number 04 1108: Capsize of Thyme with the loss of one life off Cape Egmont

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16 April 2004, report number 05 1172: Sinking of Tight Lines with the loss of one life south of Albatross Point, Kawhia

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4 April 2004, report number 04 1095: Foundering of Black Attack due to structural failure in the hull, resulting in the loss of one life west of Waiheke Island, Auckland

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4 March 2004, report number 04 3446: A student died after being entrapped on underwater object, Waiohine River, Wairarapa

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15 February 2004, report number 04 1074: Foundering of Rita with the loss of one life off Cape Jackson, Marlborough Sounds

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14 February 2004, report number 04 1073: Search was mounted for overdue boatie, York Bay, Wellington Harbour

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8 January 2004, report number 04 1063: Waiatea struck a diver surfacing, killing him instantly, off Kawau Island

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26 October 2001, report number 01 2766: Capsize of Lynne Cee resulting in 2 fatalaties on the Clarence River, North Canterbury

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Accident and investigation reports – recreational kayak/canoe/rafting/jetboats

27–28 March 2011, report number 6360: High speed grounding of Redrec resulting in one fatality and one serious harm injury in Doubtful Sound.

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24 October 2009, report number 5279: Fatality from an unnamed vessel on Lake Rotoma.

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23 May 2008, report number 08 1740: Fatality of a hunter from a canoe capsize on Lake Poerua, West Coast.

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19 August 2007, report number 07 1397: Fatal accident after kayak entrapped on the Kaituna River

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13 January 2007, report number 07 4316: Entrapment of a Kayak on the Waikaia River resulting in one fatality

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1 November 2006, report number 06 1307: Fatality from a Kayak at Pukehina Beach, Bay of Plenty

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23 March 2006, report number 06 1269: Machinery failure aboard an Unnamed Jetboat on the Shotover River

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23 October 2005, report number 05 1220: Fatality from water ski buscuit accident in Brod Bay

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11 August 2005, report number 05 1212: Fatality aboard an Unnamed Jetboat on the Waimakariri River

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11 March 2005, report number 05 1185: Death of a Finnish tourish on a kayak on the Waiau River

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29 January 2005, report number 05 1166: Capsize of Predator resulting in one fatality at Maraetai Bay, Te Kaha, Bay of Plenty

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26 September 2004, report number 04 1127: Capsize of a kayak with the loss of two lives on the Waipaoa River, Gisborne

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29 March 2004, report number 04 1119: A kayaker drowned on the Crooked River, Westland

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20 February 2004, report number 04 1079: Capsize with the loss of one life from kayaks 2 kms north of Russell, Bay of Islands

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Other reports

Should you wish to receive a particular accident report not listed above, please contact:
Maritime New Zealand
PO Box 27 006
Wellington
Email: accidents@maritimenz.govt.nz