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Northland mum: 'Wear a lifejacket, it's that simple' - New Zealand Herald

2 hours 18 min ago

Northland mum: 'Wear a lifejacket, it's that simple'
New Zealand Herald
Hokianga Coastguard were also on the water and they arrived to the stricken boat about the same time. Nick had dry jumpers for Ms Anderton and the two children, who were then taken to Rawene Hospital by Rawene police officer and Coastguard skipper ...

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Northland mum: 'Wear a lifejacket, it's that simple' - New Zealand Herald

4 hours 45 min ago

Northland mum: 'Wear a lifejacket, it's that simple'
New Zealand Herald
Hokianga Coastguard were also on the water and they arrived to the stricken boat about the same time. Nick had dry jumpers for Ms Anderton and the two children, who were then taken to Rawene Hospital by Rawene police officer and Coastguard skipper ...

Coronation Street 'legend', actress Liz Dawn dies, aged 77 - TVNZ

5 hours 23 min ago

Coronation Street 'legend', actress Liz Dawn dies, aged 77
TVNZ
With Mr Anderton eventually finding help, the Hokianga Coastguard was soon on the scene. "We were looking for children in the water, fearing the worst, because we know you don't last long," said Jeff Cramp of the Coastguard. Ms Anderton and her ...

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Notorious fishing spot on North Island's west coast has claimed 18 ... - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 17:17

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Notorious fishing spot on North Island's west coast has claimed 18 ...
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Some trip into roiling seas, others are just swamped. Papanui Point is a dream spot with a "curse".

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Kilauea: Hitting the hot spots - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 15:34

Kilauea: Hitting the hot spots
New Zealand Herald
"If the coast guard asks, tell him half a mile," said Jake, as we bobbed on the sea just three metres from the lava. Clouds of steam swirled around us, warm and smelling of sulphur. Floating pieces of freshly-hardened lava, full of holes, grated ...

'Wear your lifejacket', rescued family says - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 14:32

'Wear your lifejacket', rescued family says
New Zealand Herald
They survived after clinging to the hull of an upturned boat for more than three hours before they were rescued by Coastguard. "It's an absolute must to wear a life jacket, it could save your life. It saved my life and my two boys and my partner ...

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''Wear your lifejacket'', rescued family says - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 14:32

''Wear your lifejacket'', rescued family says
New Zealand Herald
Hokianga mum Amber Anderton wants people to remember to wear lifejackets after she and sons Mason, 6, standing and James, 4, were rescued by Coastguard from their upturned boat in the Hokianga Harbour on Sunday. Photo / Kristin Edge.

Search continues for Hamilton fisherman missing off Raglan coastal rocks - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 10:24

Search continues for Hamilton fisherman missing off Raglan coastal rocks
New Zealand Herald
Yesterday, a coastguard vessel and two jetskis were in the water while the Auckland-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter was in the air looking for the lost fisherman. A police spokeswoman said eyewitnesses reported a fisherman was seen on land before he ...

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Man swept from rocks off Raglan beach - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 15:22

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Man swept from rocks off Raglan beach
Stuff.co.nz
Raglan-based Gallagher Coast Guard along with two jet skis and a plane are currently searching for the man. The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter were also assisting with the search but they were stood down early Monday afternoon. Search and ...
Search for missing fisherman updateNew Zealand Police (blog) (press release)
Search underway off Ruapuke Rocks, RaglanVoxy

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Plane crash exercise tests emergency response - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 13:05

Plane crash exercise tests emergency response
New Zealand Herald
... emergency services - Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ), Police and St John - as well as Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) and Whanganui District Health Board (DHB). Volunteers included representatives from Red Cross, Coastguard ...

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Plane crash exercise tests emergency response - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 13:03

Plane crash exercise tests emergency response
New Zealand Herald
... and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ), Police and St John - as well as Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) and Whanganui District Health Board (DHB). Volunteers included representatives from Red Cross, Coastguard, Rural Fire and the Ready ...

Mum and two children rescued in Hokianga Harbour after their boat capsizes - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 12:49

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Mum and two children rescued in Hokianga Harbour after their boat capsizes
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The trio were rescued by Hokianga Coastguard volunteers from the waters of Hokianga Harbour, near Panguru, on Sunday evening. Coastguard got the call that a small vessel had capsized just after 6.10pm and the rescue team was on the water by 6.36pm.

Search for fisherman feared missing in sea off Raglan - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 12:15

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Search for fisherman feared missing in sea off Raglan
New Zealand Herald
... after being swept off rocks. The man was fishing near Papanui Pt when he was swamped by a large wave. A coastguard vessel and two jet skis are on the water and an Auckland-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter is in the air looking for the lost fisherman.
Reports of person swept from rocks off Raglan beachStuff.co.nz
Search underway off Ruapuke Rocks, RaglanNew Zealand Police (press release)

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Mum and kids rescued from upturned boat on Hokianga Harbour - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 11:58

Mum and kids rescued from upturned boat on Hokianga Harbour
New Zealand Herald
Coastguard say a family were dredging for scallops when their small boat capsized on the northern side of the harbour near Panguru at 6.10pm yesterday. The father left his children aged 4 and 6 and his partner on the upturned hull while he swam 300m to ...

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Sumner surf life saver named volunteer of the year at Surf Life Saving awards - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 24/09/2017 - 18:27

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Sumner surf life saver named volunteer of the year at Surf Life Saving awards
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On Saturday, as the nation decided who would lead the country, Surf Life Saving New Zealand hosted their annual Awards of Excellence in Auckland. Kate Suter ... Cave Rock. A lot of other clubs got involved as well as the Coastguard and police," she said.

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Kawau Island residents win wharf battle - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 17:04

Kawau Island residents win wharf battle
New Zealand Herald
The wharf is used by Kawau residents and people who own holiday homes, owners of island businesses, tourists visiting the historic Mansion House - once owned by Governor Sir George Grey - fishing boats and Coastguard vessels. Marris said a meeting at ...

Raw video: Dramatic rescue of family whose boat was capsized by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico - TVNZ

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 21:30

Raw video: Dramatic rescue of family whose boat was capsized by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
TVNZ
Raw video: Dramatic rescue of family whose boat was capsized by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. 24 min ago. share. Source: Associated Press. The US Coast Guard says a British Royal Navy helicopter has rescued a family of three who were left stranded ...

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Residents erupt over wharf closure plan - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 06:03

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.

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

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 12:47

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

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 19:43

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.



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