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  • Textrax 1
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    Case against Tectrax struck out in High Court

    2020-02-14T16:26:00Z

    Sealegs International and its parent, Future Mobility Systems, have withdrawn their High Court claim against fellow New Zealand-based company Tectrax for alleged infringement of copyright in the unique arrangement of features in the Sealegs amphibious system.

  • Spinlock lifejackets
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    Spinlock gains Maritime NZ approval

    2020-01-17T06:10:00Z

    Spinlock inflatable lifejackets have gained Maritime NZ approval for use on both commercial and recreational vessels in New Zealand.

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    Raritan Engineering appoints NZ distributor

    2020-01-02T12:03:00Z

    Raritan Engineering, the US manufacturer of marine sanitation components and systems, has added New Zealand-based Lusty Blundell to its roster of international distributors.

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    Kiwi boatbuilder Naiad sold

    2019-12-16T14:37:00Z

    Business to be acquired by its east-coast Australian builder partner, Yamba Welding Engineering

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    NZ sets up Marine Electrification Fund

    2019-11-12T06:00:00Z

    New Zealand has set up a Marine Electrification Fund to encourage the use of electric propulsion and has announced the first recipients of four grants. These are for passenger ferries and the world-famous Shotover Jet canyon river ride boats.

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    Strong sales at 2019 Auckland On Water Boat Show

    2019-10-23T11:46:00Z

    New Zealand’s 21st Auckland On Water Boat Show ran over last weekend (October 3-6) and positive results have the New Zealand marine industry feeling buoyant.

  • PacsoftNG makes marina management simple
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    Pacsoft International sold

    2019-10-22T10:58:00Z

    Jonas Software has acquired marina management software specialists Pacsoft International for an undisclosed sum.

  • Sports Marine
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    Princess appoints exclusive NZ distributor

    2019-10-08T11:02:00Z

    Christchurch-based boat dealership Sports Marine Ltd has secured exclusive distribution of Princess Yachts for the first time into the New Zealand market.

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    NZ marine distributor joins Zhik’s global board

    2019-10-03T12:53:00Z

    Simon Hull, managing director of Zhik’s New Zealand distributorship, is stepping up to a strategic position on the board of Zhik’s global business. The Australia-based technical apparel producer describes the move as a change of focus for Hull, who will further grow and drive the NZ market as well as ...

  • Orion and Smugglers Marine
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    NZ builders return to amphibious boat market

    2019-09-04T11:56:00Z

    NZ boatbuilders Orion and Smuggler Marine have resumed production of their amphibious boats following a Court of Appeal decision last month that Sealegs had previously won in order to stop them from making amphibious vessels.

  • Westhaven Marina Auckland
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    Up to 75 boats damaged in Auckland storms

    2019-08-14T14:32:00Z

    Severe weather described by one observer as ‘a mini tornado’ in Auckland resulted in damage to yachts and marina facilities on Monday night, according to a report by Stuff, the New Zealand news outlet.

  • Oceanmax
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    Oceanmax reveals global expansion plans

    2019-07-30T14:18:00Z

    Oceanmax, the New Zealand-based exporter of Propspeed and Lightspeed marine coatings, has announced the next phase of its global expansion plans.

  • Extreme Boats
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    NZ builder to expand European distribution network

    2019-07-09T12:51:00Z

    Extreme Boats, a new name in the European trailer boat industry, is in the process of appointing new dealers across Europe to sell its export range manufactured in New Zealand.

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    NZ launches new electric amphibious boat

    2019-07-05T15:15:00Z

    Textrax was unveiled at the recent Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show

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    New Zealand

    2019-06-24T03:35:00Z IBI

  • Bob Salthouse
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    Obituary: Bob Salthouse

    2019-06-21T10:55:00Z

    Bob Salthouse, one of New Zealand’s most respected yacht designers, passed away peacefully recently, aged 83.

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    New Zealand drops daily anchorage fee

    2019-06-11T11:11:00Z

    Auckland Council has dropped a proposed daily anchoring fee that would have seen superyachts and other foreign-flagged vessels of over 40m billed each time they anchored within Auckland’s navigable waters. Industry association NZ Marine worked closely with the Council to ensure the tax was dropped.

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    Fastmount develops fastening solution for aluminium framework

    2019-05-23T13:31:00Z

    New Zealand-based Fastmount has developed a heavy-duty hidden panel mounting solution for installing large interior panels onto aluminium or steel extrusion framework.

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    US yacht supplies company opens NZ branch

    2019-05-09T07:00:00Z

    US yacht supplies and logistics support group, National Marine Suppliers, has expanded with the opening of a new branch in Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Azimut NZ's sales office in Grey Lynn
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    Azimut Yachts NZ relocates

    2019-04-18T07:00:00Z

    Azimut Yachts New Zealand has opened a new sales office in the heart of the luxury car precinct of Grey Lynn, Auckland. The new sales office will provide an increased brand presence for the Italian builder and brings the New Zealand dealership into line with other Azimut dealers around the ...