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Enjoy your time on the water with Beginning Boating | Scoop News - Scoop.co.nz

6 hours 59 min ago

Enjoy your time on the water with Beginning Boating | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz
For the first time in New Zealand, a course now exists for people who are completely new to boating thanks to Coastguard Boating Education, the country's ...

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Enjoy your time on the water with Beginning Boating - Voxy

8 hours 26 min ago

Enjoy your time on the water with Beginning Boating
Voxy
For the first time in New Zealand, a course now exists for people who are completely new to boating thanks to Coastguard Boating Education, the country's leading provider of recreational boating courses. The course, aptly called Beginning Boating ...

84-year-old and his dog saved by lifejacket after dinghy overturns in Sounds - Scoop.co.nz

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 16:08

New Zealand Herald

84-year-old and his dog saved by lifejacket after dinghy overturns in Sounds
Scoop.co.nz
He was rescued by Police and the Coastguard and taken to Wairau Hospital. “I was out in the water for over an hour, I can't swim and if it wasn't for my life jacket I would have drowned,” he says. Area Prevention Manager Senior Sergeant Peter Payne ...
Life jacket saves 84-year-old hauled from Marlborough Sounds watersNew Zealand Herald
Boatie and his best friend saved after dinghy flips in the Marlborough SoundsIndependent Community Newspaper

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Life jacket saves 84-year-old hauled from Marlborough Sounds waters - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 11:05

New Zealand Herald

Life jacket saves 84-year-old hauled from Marlborough Sounds waters
New Zealand Herald
An 84-year-old's trip in his dinghy to get firewood turned sour after he and his dog were thrown overboard, leaving them in the water for over an hour in cold waters. The Rangiora man was rescued by police and Coastguard from Tory Channel in the ...
84-year-old man's lifesaving preparedness on the waterNew Zealand Police (blog) (press release)
Boatie and his best friend saved after dinghy flips in the Marlborough SoundsIndependent Community Newspaper

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US Coastguard at work guarding APEC in Port Moresby - Radio New Zealand

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 10:45

Radio New Zealand

US Coastguard at work guarding APEC in Port Moresby
Radio New Zealand
Up to 95 members of the United States CoastGuard have been in Port Moresby for over a week now providing security as the various APEC summit meetings get underway. US Coastguard on watch near APEC Haus in Port Moresby Photo: supplied US ...
PNG Government splurges on 40 Maseratis for APEC leaders as polio returns to the countryABC Local
What PNG hopes to win from hosting APECThe Interpreter
Papua New Guinea to host APEC, biggest event in its historyAljazeera.com

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'Ghost boats' believed from N. Korea wash up on Japan shores - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 02:23

'Ghost boats' believed from N. Korea wash up on Japan shores
New Zealand Herald
TOKYO (AP) — Scores of dilapidated wooden boats believed to be from North Korea have washed ashore in northern Japan in a seasonal influx. The coast guard said Monday that 95 rickety boats, sometimes carrying skeletonized bodies, have arrived so far ...

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Turkey: 4 migrants killed, 6 missing after boats sinks - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 02:18

Turkey: 4 migrants killed, 6 missing after boats sinks
New Zealand Herald
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish coast guard on Monday recovered four bodies and was still searching for six missing migrants after their boat sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkey's state-run news agency reported. Anadolu Agency said three other migrants ...

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Surge in new Auckland boaties sparks region-specific water strategy - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 16:14

New Zealand Herald

Surge in new Auckland boaties sparks region-specific water strategy
New Zealand Herald
The Auckland Coastguard receives an average of 600 callouts a year, while NZ Police search and rescue carry out about 85 water-related callouts. "Auckland has had rapid population growth and water safety services are scrambling to keep up with demand.
Auckland boaties heading into a perfect stormVoxy

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Coast Guard Academy honors pilot for heroism in 1986 rescue - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 04:09

Coast Guard Academy honors pilot for heroism in 1986 rescue
New Zealand Herald
(AP) — A Coast Guard Academy graduate who won praise for the 1986 rescue of two people from a plane crash in a lake has been inducted into the service academy's Hall of Heroes. Mark Feldman piloted a helicopter that pulled the two victims from Lake St.

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Danger on the water - Tauranga Harbour accidents increase - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 23:44

New Zealand Herald

Danger on the water - Tauranga Harbour accidents increase
New Zealand Herald
Tauranga Coastguard acting manager Simon Barker was puzzled by the Maritime New Zealand figures. Barker said the Tauranga rescue service had not experienced a notable increase in rescue callouts but the rise in incidents could be a case of people ...

Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking kills 17 - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 06:23

TIME

Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking kills 17
New Zealand Herald
The U.S. Coast Guard had found probable cause that the accident resulted from McKee's "misconduct, negligence, or inattention to the duties," according to an August court filing. The U.S. attorney's office said the captain of a second duck boat that ...
Captain during duck boat tragedy indicted on 17 counts of 'seaman's manslaughter'Springfield News-Leader
Duck Boat Captain Indicted for Misconduct, Negligence Resulting in 17 Deaths at Table Rock Lake | USAO-WDMO ...Department of Justice
Coast Guard found 'misconduct' in initial review of Branson duck boat captain, feds saySpringfield News-Leader
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No one lost: Rescuers save 4 fishermen in Channel storm - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 03:26

No one lost: Rescuers save 4 fishermen in Channel storm
New Zealand Herald
LONDON (AP) — Four fishermen have been rescued after capsizing in the English Channel during a heavy storm. Britain's Maritime and Coastguard Agency said Thursday the men capsized east of Eastbourne late Wednesday afternoon. Two were reportedly ...

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Thames Coastguard launch new $420000 boat after three years of fundraising - Waikato Times

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 09:41

Waikato Times

Thames Coastguard launch new $420000 boat after three years of fundraising
Waikato Times
In February, Thames Coastguard were also presented with the opportunity of getting a new vehicle too, which was allocated an $130,000 budget. The Grassroots Trust donated $80,000 towards the new truck, with Toyota New Zealand donating the rest.

Canterbury coastguard investigates false alarm - Newstalk ZB

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 18:16

Newstalk ZB

Canterbury coastguard investigates false alarm
Newstalk ZB
An emergency beacon set off near Sumner appears to be a false alarm. Maritime New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre and the Canterbury Coastguard worked together to locate the source of an unregistered ship's distress beacon that went off shortly ...

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Canterbury coastguard investigates false alarm - Newstalk ZB

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 18:16

Newstalk ZB

Canterbury coastguard investigates false alarm
Newstalk ZB
An emergency beacon set off near Sumner appears to be a false alarm. Maritime New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre and the Canterbury Coastguard worked together to locate the source of an unregistered ship's distress beacon that went off shortly ...

Coastguard launches rescue mission off Canterbury coast - Newstalk ZB

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 17:33

Newstalk ZB

Coastguard launches rescue mission off Canterbury coast
Newstalk ZB
A rescue mission is underway off the coast of Sumner. Maritime New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre and the Canterbury Coastguard are working together to locate the source of an unregistered distress beacon. A Maritime NZ spokesman says the ...

Coastguard launches rescue mission off Canterbury coast - Newstalk ZB

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 17:33

Newstalk ZB

Coastguard launches rescue mission off Canterbury coast
Newstalk ZB
A rescue mission is underway off the coast of Sumner. Maritime New Zealand's Rescue Coordination Centre and the Canterbury Coastguard are working together to locate the source of an unregistered distress beacon. A Maritime NZ spokesman says the ...

Man pleads guilty in wife's disappearance at sea - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:32

Man pleads guilty in wife's disappearance at sea
New Zealand Herald
When the Coast Guard found him on a life raft three hours later, he told rescuers he left Hellmann on deck as he retired for the night to their cabin. He said he was jolted awake when their craft hit something and that Hellmann was gone when he went ...

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Authorities: 1 swimmer dead, 1 missing in Lake Michigan - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 04:25

Authorities: 1 swimmer dead, 1 missing in Lake Michigan
New Zealand Herald
The man was taken to a hospital, where the city says he was pronounced dead. A witness says some men tried unsuccessfully to throw the woman a line . A Coast Guard helicopter from Traverse City, Michigan, searched the area Sunday. Police in Illinois ...

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