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The Latest: More than 100 airlifted after storm hits Kauai - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 12:23

Charlotte Observer

The Latest: More than 100 airlifted after storm hits Kauai
New Zealand Herald
HANALEI, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding on the Hawaiian island of Kauai (all times local):. 3:30 p.m.. More than 100 people have been airlifted from Kauai's north shore and taken to a shelter after a weekend storm. Emergency officials are ...
Rescue operations to continue in flood-ravaged areas of KauaiHawaii News Now
Statement - NWSChat - NOAA's National Weather ServiceNWSChat - NOAA's National Weather Service - National Weather Service
Kauai | Adventure Sports NetworkAdventure Sports Network

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Rescue efforts get a boost as rains ease after Hawaii storm - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 11:25

Rescue efforts get a boost as rains ease after Hawaii storm
New Zealand Herald
New Zealand Herald · nzherald.co.nz. Tuesday, 17 April 2018. Sign into your NZ Herald · Register here · Find out more. My News. Your news how you want it. On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save ...

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Judge tells Italy to release aid group's migrant rescue boat - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 05:37

Judge tells Italy to release aid group's migrant rescue boat
New Zealand Herald
Proactiva Open Arms said the ship was free to leave the Sicilian port of Pozzallo, but that prosecutors are still investigating whether its crew should face charges of criminal association and aiding illegal immigration. Ragusa investigating magistrate ...

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Severe rainfall strands dozens at Hawaii evacuation shelter - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 16/04/2018 - 17:37

Severe rainfall strands dozens at Hawaii evacuation shelter
New Zealand Herald
The Kauai Fire Department was coordinating with the Coast Guard and the Honolulu Fire Department to provide air and search and rescue operations on the North Shore. The National Weather Service recorded almost 27 inches (68 centimeters) of rainfall in ...

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Senators want temporary halt of oil flow through pipelines - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 05:30

Senators want temporary halt of oil flow through pipelines
New Zealand Herald
Peters, who questioned Coast Guard officers about the investigation during a Commerce Committee hearing Thursday in Washington, D.C., said Friday he was told in a separate briefing that a visual inspection was needed to fully assess the extent of the ...

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Pacific Dawn captain's heartbreaking message after woman fell overboard - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 18:49

Pacific Dawn captain's heartbreaking message after woman fell overboard
New Zealand Herald
"Captain has advised we will continue to search until person is found or until coast guard calls off search." A Brisbane man holidaying on the ship with his family told AAP conditions in the search area are rough, with 3 to 4 metre swells. He said ...

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Woman overboard sparks desperate search by Pacific Dawn cruise - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 13:34

Brisbane Times

Woman overboard sparks desperate search by Pacific Dawn cruise
New Zealand Herald
"Captain has advised we will continue to search until person is found or until coast guard calls off search." A Brisbane man holidaying on the ship with his family told AAP conditions in the search area are rough, with 3 to 4 metre swells. He said ...
Woman overboard from Pacific Dawn near New CaledoniaCourier Mail

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China plans Taiwan Strait live-fire exercises amid tensions - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 13:00

China plans Taiwan Strait live-fire exercises amid tensions
New Zealand Herald
China is building new vessels at a rapid pace to equip its navy, coast guard and maritime law enforcement agencies, including its first entirely domestically built aircraft carrier. Hainan is home to a major military presence, including naval air ...

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Husband in shock: Freak wave sweeps wife off cruise ship - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 10:41

Ten Eyewitness News

Husband in shock: Freak wave sweeps wife off cruise ship
New Zealand Herald
"Captain has advised we will continue to search until person is found or until coast guard calls off search." A Brisbane man holidaying on the ship with his family told AAP conditions in the search area are rough, with 3 to 4 metre swells. He said ...
Woman overboard from Pacific Dawn near New CaledoniaCourier Mail

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Doubtless Bay's turn for YES program - NZ Herald - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 10:35

Doubtless Bay's turn for YES program - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
Northland's Youth in Emergency Services (YES) program is coming to Doubtless Bay.

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The great wharf from China, raising eyebrows across the Pacific - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 09:39

Stuff.co.nz

The great wharf from China, raising eyebrows across the Pacific
Stuff.co.nz
A Beijing-funded wharf in Vanuatu that is struggling to make money is big enough to allow powerful warships to dock alongside it, heightening fears the port could be converted into a Chinese naval installation. The Age inspected the $114 million ...

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Michigan governor: Vessel damaged underwater oil pipelines - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 05:56

Michigan governor: Vessel damaged underwater oil pipelines
New Zealand Herald
The U.S. Coast Guard, which is leading the investigation, has said "vessel activity" might have caused the leak from the power cables. It has not identified a suspect or said whether a dropped anchor was responsible. Snyder spokesman Ari Adler said the ...

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US Coast Guard stops Haitian migrant boat with Cuban help - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 05:15

US Coast Guard stops Haitian migrant boat with Cuban help
New Zealand Herald
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it stopped a dangerously overloaded boat filled with migrants from Haiti, and got assistance from Cuban authorities. A Coast Guard cutter spotted the migrants' open sailboat 20 miles northeast of Cuba. Chief ...

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Police National Dive Squad trains with aircraft wrecks in Lake Taupo - New Zealand Police (press release)

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 13:44

Police National Dive Squad trains with aircraft wrecks in Lake Taupo
New Zealand Police (press release)
The exercise simulates the recovery operation following a collision between two aircraft over the water, with debris spread across a large area and at varying depths. Two aircraft wrecks, a helicopter and a fixed-wing aircraft, were set up in Lake ...

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Heroes recognised for search and rescue efforts | Radio New ... - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 12:25

Radio New Zealand

Heroes recognised for search and rescue efforts | Radio New ...
Radio New Zealand
Some of the country's most heroic rescues of 2017 have been recognised at an annual awards ceremony in Wellington.

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Heroes recognised for search and rescue efforts - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 12:24

Radio New Zealand

Heroes recognised for search and rescue efforts
Radio New Zealand
Marlborough Coastguard Dave St John was awarded another Gold Award, for significant contribution to SAR. Last year Mr St John dedicated 515 hours of his time voluntarily, to Coastguard. This included time spent helping to fund and create the country's ...

Volunteer coastguard Dave St John honoured for heroic service - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 11:18

Stuff.co.nz

Volunteer coastguard Dave St John honoured for heroic service
Stuff.co.nz
"Dave exemplifies the values of a coastguard. "Everything he does is for the benefit of keeping those in his community safe, including spending many hours sharing his knowledge so that others may benefit from his experience. "It's poignant that Dave is ...

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Coastguard honoured for heroic service - Marlborough Express

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 11:18

Marlborough Express

Coastguard honoured for heroic service
Marlborough Express
Battling high swells, hurricane-force winds and calamitous conditions, the regional coastguard instructor has dedicated 515 hours in the past 12 months alone to saving lives at sea. On Tuesday the Picton-based Coastguard Marlborough volunteer was ...

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'Blind' jet boat ride with critical patient earns rescuers award - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 08:41

'Blind' jet boat ride with critical patient earns rescuers award
New Zealand Herald
Orr ran out of portable oxygen to give the patient on the boat ride to the ambulance, and had to hand-ventilate the man for at least two hours to keep him alive. Adam said what would normally be a 20-minute trip took an hour and a half. "When we came ...

100000 Auckland homes estimated to be without power - Voxy

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 07:34

100000 Auckland homes estimated to be without power
Voxy
"This has been an exceptional event caused by a unique set up and while damaging winds and powercuts were specifically forecast by WeatherWatch.co.nz earlier today the fact the centre of this deepening low made landfall in Waikato and brushed South ...

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