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New funds for BOP Coastguard - SunLive

4 hours 5 min ago

SunLive

New funds for BOP Coastguard
SunLive
The police and Rescue Coordination Centre NZ also need to know we have robust capacity to get the required expertise and equipment to the people who need it. “We need to deliver the service and do it safely for everyone concerned so that's why training ...

Coast Guard aids Canadian mariner whose vessel flooded - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 17:08

Coast Guard aids Canadian mariner whose vessel flooded
New Zealand Herald
HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles from the Big Island. Coast Guard watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert early Sunday.

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RotarySwimarathon raises funds for local Rodney charities - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 14:51

Auckland stuff.co.nz

RotarySwimarathon raises funds for local Rodney charities
Auckland stuff.co.nz
In addition, the New Zealand International Soap Box Derby Trust donated a significant cheque from the winding up of the trolley derby, which was run in Stanmore Bay for 10 years by the Rotary Club of Whangaparaoa. Ad Feedback. Rotarian and chairman of ...

People warned away as lava plunges into ocean - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 12:05

New Zealand Herald

People warned away as lava plunges into ocean
New Zealand Herald
The Coast Guard is warning boats to stay away unless they have prior approval. Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander John Bannon says that "getting too close to the lava can result in serious injury or death." The Coast Guard says it's enforcing a safety ...
Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii's Kilauea volcano lava emerges over oceanStuff.co.nz
Kilauea volcano: Spectacular photos show frightening acid cloud over ocean amid lava flowTVNZ
New threat as Hawaii volcano reaches PacificNewshub

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The Latest: Hazardous cloud spreads from where lava hits sea - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:41

The Latest: Hazardous cloud spreads from where lava hits sea
New Zealand Herald
The Coast Guard is warning boats to stay away from where lava is flowing into the ocean on Hawaii's Big Island unless they have prior approval. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. John Bannon says in a statement Sunday that "getting too close to the lava can result ...

New dredging method used on Wharf St slipway - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 09:01

New dredging method used on Wharf St slipway
New Zealand Herald
"We're working with the Coastguard to ensure they are happy with the situation and they've been providing advice to us as well." He said previously a digger had been used off the wharf, dumping silt on the wharf to dry. McBride said that involved ...

USS Constitution to pay tribute to Vietnam veterans - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 16:31

USS Constitution to pay tribute to Vietnam veterans
New Zealand Herald
Nearly 500 Vietnam War veterans will join military and civic leaders on the journey. "Old Ironsides" also will fire a 17-gun salute as it passes the U.S. Coast Guard station, the former site of the shipyard where the Constitution was built and launched ...

US Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship crewman - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 10:10

US Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship crewman
New Zealand Herald
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it has ended the search for a cruise ship crew member who apparently went overboard in the Caribbean Sea. Coast Guard rescue crews searched unsuccessfully for the 37-year-old from the ...

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Cruise ship searches for missing crew member in Caribbean - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 05:08

Cruise ship searches for missing crew member in Caribbean
New Zealand Herald
The ship turned around to search for the crew member with the assistance of the U.S. Coast Guard and other ships in the area. The effort has been hampered by large swells and winds of more than 30 mph. The Coast Guard said the man went overboard from ...

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EU Commissioner: Progress on migration, but more to be done - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 00:12

EU Commissioner: Progress on migration, but more to be done
New Zealand Herald
He noted EU member states must take stronger action on carrying out the returns of those denied asylum in Europe, and called on member states to "urgently fill the ... gaps for the European border and coast guard agency," which would provide support if ...

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Wage increase for lifeguards not a priority - Waikato Times

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 12:35

Waikato Times

Wage increase for lifeguards not a priority
Waikato Times
Coastguard would get $175,400 and Philips Search and Rescue and the Coromandel Rescue Helicopter Trust would each get $50,000. In total, council ... Three years ago, he put it to Surf Life Saving NZ that it should go to Wellington to secure funding.

The Latest: Greek lawmakers try to stem migrant overcrowding - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 23:48

The Latest: Greek lawmakers try to stem migrant overcrowding
New Zealand Herald
Turkey's coast guard says seven Afghan nationals died, including three children, while trying to cross into Greece, but that it managed to rescue 13 people from the sinking boat. In a statement Tuesday, it said a rescue ship and helicopter were ...

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Turkey: 7 Afghan migrants die during sea crossing to Greece - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 21:34

Turkey: 7 Afghan migrants die during sea crossing to Greece
New Zealand Herald
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's coast guard says seven Afghan nationals died, including three children, while trying to cross into Greece, but that it managed to rescue 13 people from the sinking boat. In a statement Tuesday, it said a rescue ship and ...

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Recycled lifejackets sent to Cook Islands - Radio New Zealand

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 21:23

Radio New Zealand

Recycled lifejackets sent to Cook Islands
Radio New Zealand
The delivery of second hand lifejackets to the Cook Islands will save lives, the New Zealand Coastguard says. Traded-in life jackets that are still of good quality and meet New Zealand standards have been collected under the Coastguards Old4New upgrade ...

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Coastguard Rotorua Lakes president Barry Grouby invited to Buckingham Palace - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 05:25

Coastguard Rotorua Lakes president Barry Grouby invited to Buckingham Palace
New Zealand Herald
He said Coastguard New Zealand on a whole was quite big and did "a hell of a job" around the country, so it was great to have recognition from Prince Charles. He will be heading to the reception in London with his wife Sharryn. Grouby said she was not ...

Coastguard Rotorua Lakes president Barry Grouby invited to Buckingham Palace - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 05:25

Coastguard Rotorua Lakes president Barry Grouby invited to Buckingham Palace
New Zealand Herald
He said Coastguard New Zealand on a whole was quite big and did "a hell of a job" around the country, so it was great to have recognition from Prince Charles. He will be heading to the reception in London with his wife Sharryn. Grouby said she was not ...

Traded in Lifejackets Saving Lives in the Pacific - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 19:23

Traded in Lifejackets Saving Lives in the Pacific
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Press Release – Coastguard. Coastguards highly successful Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign will be saving lives beyond New Zealand shores with the delivery of traded in lifejackets to the Cook Islands this month.Traded in Lifejackets Saving Lives in ...

Traded in Lifejackets Saving Lives in the Pacific - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 18:34

Traded in Lifejackets Saving Lives in the Pacific
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign forms a key part of Coastguard's advocacy for safe and enjoyable boating in New Zealand by providing an easy and accessible way for people to ensure they have the correct number of fit for purpose lifejackets to ...

Buckingham Palace beckons for Rotorua Coastguard - Waikato Times

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 16:09

Waikato Times

Buckingham Palace beckons for Rotorua Coastguard
Waikato Times
Grouby will join two other Coastguard volunteers, Mike Purchase and Ross McKenzie, as the chosen representatives of Coastguard New Zealand. "We are incredibly honoured to have such a high calibre of volunteers representing Coastguard at the ...



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