Category: Sailors Society

Visit by D/CEO Sailors’ Society

The Deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, Ms Sandra Welch, visited the Auckland International Seafarers Centre on 10 September. Based in Southampton, UK, Ms Welch has particular ┬áresponsibility for the society’s programmes including the Crisis Response Network and the Wellness at Sea programmes. She was visiting NZ for discussions with the International Sailors’ Society New Zealand […]

PTSD Takes a Lasting Toll on Seafarers Held Hostage by Pirates

The maritime industry is full of risk, but piracy is a particularly frightening one. Conor Seyle of the foundation One Earth Future explains why the maritime industry needs to better address the PTSD that seafarers may experience. <Read article>

Service of Blessing

The newspaper Stuff reported on 14 October 2017 – ‘Soldier killed in exercise a “first class gentleman” ‘ A member of the NZ Defence Force Special Operations Force died during a counter-terrorism training exercise in the waters off the Coromandel Peninsula north of Auckland. The Sergeant, a father of four, died after falling about five […]