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Residents erupt over wharf closure plan - New Zealand Herald

Coastguard in the news - 6 hours 50 min ago

Residents erupt over wharf closure plan
New Zealand Herald
... had to take account of all the wharf users, which included school parties heading to an education camp on Kawau, Department of Conservation staff employed at Mansion House in Bon Accord Harbour, commercial fishing boats and Coastguard vessels.

Coastguard Taranaki moves into its new home - Taranaki Daily News

Coastguard in the news - Mon, 18/09/2017 - 12:56

Taranaki Daily News

Coastguard Taranaki moves into its new home
Taranaki Daily News
Coastguard Taranaki has moved into its new home which it will share with Surf Life Saving New Zealand. The official opening of the Red Shed at Port Taranaki was held on Sunday and attracted a crowd of representatives from both organisations. The ...

Waihi boaties reminded to have summer-safety checklist ticked - Voxy

Coastguard in the news - Mon, 18/09/2017 - 11:47

Waihi boaties reminded to have summer-safety checklist ticked
Voxy
Waihi Beach boaties are being reminded preparation is the key to a successful and safe run on the water this 2017-18 summer season. With warmer temperatures and the boating season fast approaching, Waihi Beach Coastguard has a simple ...

Kaipara birthday fishing trip turns into 'unbelievable' tragedy - New Zealand Herald

Coastguard in the news - Sun, 17/09/2017 - 18:43

Kaipara birthday fishing trip turns into 'unbelievable' tragedy
New Zealand Herald
A coastguard spokesperson said Saunders had fallen overboard while in the Kaipara Harbour but was pulled back on to the boat. She said he ... Police were now investigating on behalf of the coroner, however Maritime New Zealand had also been advised.

Spear fisherman found alive and well after being reported missing in Coromandel - New Zealand Herald

Coastguard in the news - Sat, 16/09/2017 - 19:07

Spear fisherman found alive and well after being reported missing in Coromandel
New Zealand Herald
... reported missing at Whiritoa, off Kon Tiki Rd, in the small beach settlement between Waihi Beach and Whangamata. Police said the friend reported their concerns after not hearing from the spear fisherman and police called in the Coastguard ...

Person dies off Shelly Beach, north Auckland - Stuff.co.nz

Coastguard in the news - Sat, 16/09/2017 - 13:05

Stuff.co.nz

Person dies off Shelly Beach, north Auckland
Stuff.co.nz
Coastguard received a distress message from the boat at 10.20am on Saturday. After being pulled aboard, the man's condition deteriorated and the catamaran made its way to Shelly Beach to meet an Auckland Westpac Rescue helicopter. A police ...
Man dies after going overboard in Kaipara Harbour; suffers medical eventNew Zealand Herald
Man dies after falling from boatOtago Daily Times
Man dies on Kaipara HarbourNZCity

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Man dies after going overboard in Kaipara Harbour; suffers medical event - New Zealand Herald

Coastguard in the news - Sat, 16/09/2017 - 12:33

Man dies after going overboard in Kaipara Harbour; suffers medical event
New Zealand Herald
Emergency services were called to Shelly Beach Head, about 19km north of Parakai, just before 10.30am. They said the boat was in the Kaipara Harbour. A spokesperson for Coastguard said they understood a man had fallen overboard but had since been ...

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Kayaker rescued in Omokoroa - New Zealand Herald

Coastguard in the news - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 20:54

Kayaker rescued in Omokoroa
New Zealand Herald
A police spokeswoman said a 111 call was received at 4.50pm today from a member of the public who reported the kayaker was in difficulties. Phil Cox, the commomodore of Omokoroa Boat Club, and the local coastguard responded to the incident.

Skipper fined after waka capsized in Whakatane - New Zealand Herald

Coastguard in the news - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 08:22

Radio New Zealand

Skipper fined after waka capsized in Whakatane
New Zealand Herald
Members of the public helped to retrieve the men, and one was rescued by the Coastguard. Maritime NZ spokesman Pelin Davison said the sentence was a timely reminder for skippers to check weather conditions, know the rules on the water and if in doubt, ...
Skipper fined for waka capsizeScoop.co.nz (press release)
Waka skipper fined for endangering crewNZCity
Bay skipper fined over waka capsizeSunLive

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Maritime safety boost for Niue - Radio New Zealand

Coastguard in the news - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 07:15

Radio New Zealand

Maritime safety boost for Niue
Radio New Zealand
So she's a very versitile boat and I'm sure that she's going to be transformational in terms of safety in and around Niue." Mr Holmes said Coastguard New Zealand was looking forward to training crew from other Pacific Islands as maritime safety plans ...

Waka skipper fined for endangering crew - NZCity

Coastguard in the news - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 07:08

Waka skipper fined for endangering crew
NZCity
Early-morning surfers immediately paddled out to help the crew to safety, while one man was retrieved by Coastguard. The waka was salvaged with broken masts and other damage. Maritime NZ Central regional compliance manager Pelin Davison said bar ...

Rescued Waka Ama crew thankful for help - Independent Community Newspaper

Coastguard in the news - Thu, 14/09/2017 - 15:14

Independent Community Newspaper

Rescued Waka Ama crew thankful for help
Independent Community Newspaper
When the two other vessels reached shore and found the third one missing, they rang the Coast Guard for help. A local fisherman in the area at the time volunteered to locate the vessel occupied by Clark. The crew do not have traditional life jackets ...

Niueans trained to sail new SAR vessel - Radio New Zealand

Coastguard in the news - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 09:35

Radio New Zealand

Niueans trained to sail new SAR vessel
Radio New Zealand
Coastguard New Zealand is training three Niueans in search and rescue techniques this week in Rangiora near Christchurch. The training will equip the crew with the skills to operate a new $US266 thousand dollar Search and Rescue vessel. 08092016 ...

Coastguard urges boaties to 'step up' - Stuff.co.nz

Coastguard in the news - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 08:21

Stuff.co.nz

Coastguard urges boaties to 'step up'
Stuff.co.nz
The Whangaroa Coastguard Unit is urging the wives and partners of boaties to 'step up' in a bid to improve safety on the water. Man Down – Time to Step Up is a free, informal course aimed at wives, partners and children in families where it's usually ...

Coastguard Training Increases Pacific Capability - Scoop.co.nz

Coastguard in the news - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 16:49

Scoop.co.nz

Coastguard Training Increases Pacific Capability
Scoop.co.nz
“We're pleased to be working alongside Maritime New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in delivery this great initiative,” says Coastguard New Zealand CEO, Patrick Holmes. “With the delivery of the new SAR vessel and ongoing training ...
Sea trials begin for Niue rescue vesselNZCity
First search and rescue vessel for NiueVoxy

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Coastguard Training Increases Pacific Capability - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Coastguard in the news - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 16:44

Scoop.co.nz

Coastguard Training Increases Pacific Capability
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“We're pleased to be working alongside Maritime New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in delivery this great initiative,” says Coastguard New Zealand CEO, Patrick Holmes. “With the delivery of the new SAR vessel and ongoing training ...
Sea trials begin for Niue rescue vesselNZCity
First search and rescue vessel for NiueVoxy

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Sea trials begin for Niue rescue vessel - 12-Sep-2017 - NZ National ... - NZCity

Coastguard in the news - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 14:26

Sea trials begin for Niue rescue vessel - 12-Sep-2017 - NZ National ...
NZCity
Sea trials are under way for a search and rescue vessel the New Zealand government is giving to Niue.

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Sea trials begin for Niue rescue vessel - 12-Sep-2017 - NZ Accident ... - NZCity

Coastguard in the news - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 14:26

Sea trials begin for Niue rescue vessel - 12-Sep-2017 - NZ Accident ...
NZCity
Sea trials are under way for a search and rescue vessel the New Zealand government is giving to Niue.

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First search and rescue vessel for Niue - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Coastguard in the news - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 14:16

Scoop.co.nz (press release)

First search and rescue vessel for Niue
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Maritime NZ is providing project management and technical advice to MFAT for the PMSP2 programme, with Coastguard NZ providing training for the Niuean crew of the SAR vessel. The vessel will give Niue, for the first time, the ability to respond ...

First search and rescue vessel for Niue | Scoop News - Scoop.co.nz

Coastguard in the news - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 13:28

Scoop.co.nz

First search and rescue vessel for Niue | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand is providing Niue with its first dedicated search and rescue (SAR) vessel, with sea trials underway this week in Lyttelton. The vessel is being ...
Sea trials begin for Niue rescue vesselNZCity

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