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Libyan coast guard rescues 200 migrants bound for Europe - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 20:52

Libyan coast guard rescues 200 migrants bound for Europe
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted 200 African migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said late Tuesday a wooden boat was stopped off the eastern coast of the capital, Tripoli. Libya's coast guard has rescued ...

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At Coast Guard Academy, questions about racism and equity - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 16:13

At Coast Guard Academy, questions about racism and equity
New Zealand Herald
(AP) — At the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, officers-in-training spend four years together at a riverside campus steeped in shared values of honor, respect and devotion to duty. Yet for all the uniformity, many say the experience can feel vastly different ...

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Italy's interior minister in Libya for migrant crisis talks - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 22:18

Toronto Star

Italy's interior minister in Libya for migrant crisis talks
New Zealand Herald
Maiteeg announced that the Libyan coast guard had rescued some 1,000 migrants on Sunday, including dozens of women and children in several different rescues. All migrants were given humanitarian and medical aid, and were taken to a naval base in ...
Rescued migrants remain stranded on container ship off Italian coastTVNZ

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Coastguard volunteer Jeff Cramp spurred on by horror stories - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 13:00

Coastguard volunteer Jeff Cramp spurred on by horror stories
New Zealand Herald
Hearing the horror stories about people drowning in the Hokianga Harbour and on the unpredictable bar spurred Jeff Cramp into helping with the establishment of coastguard in the area. Cramp, a Senior Constable at the Rawene Police Station, was one of ...

Italy declines aid ship help, hands migrant rescue to Libya - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 06:41

Italy declines aid ship help, hands migrant rescue to Libya
New Zealand Herald
Spain's Proactiva Open Arms, an aid group whose ship has rescued thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean, raised the alarm that Italy's coast guard had received distress calls from a half-dozen migrant boats carrying a total of around 1,000 people.

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Libyan coast guard intercepts 450 migrants bound for Europe - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 06:33

Libyan coast guard intercepts 450 migrants bound for Europe
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard intercepted Sunday some 460 African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores, a spokesman said. A group of 97 passengers, included 22 women and 26 children, on a ...

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The Latest: No decisions at 'frank and open' migration talks - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 06:11

The Latest: No decisions at 'frank and open' migration talks
New Zealand Herald
Italian coast guard officials said they received distress calls from six different migrant boats Sunday that were in Libya's search-and-rescue territory. The Italians said they alerted ships in the area and formally advised the Libyan coast guard ...

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Newsie - Coastguard Tauranga volunteer work recognised - The ... - newsie.co.nz

Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:30

newsie.co.nz

Newsie - Coastguard Tauranga volunteer work recognised - The ...
newsie.co.nz
Each year, 2,052 Coastguard volunteers collectively spend nearly 310,000 hours helping communities at sea around New Zealand. Photo: Supplied.

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Coastguard Tauranga volunteer work recognised - SunLive

Sun, 24/06/2018 - 14:04

SunLive

Coastguard Tauranga volunteer work recognised
SunLive
Coastguard's volunteers and the tireless work they do in New Zealand communities was recognised and celebrated this National Volunteer Week. From June 17-24, the theme of National Volunteer Week 2018 was “Volunteers, The Heart of our Community” ...

Coastguard Tauranga volunteer work recognised - SunLive

Sun, 24/06/2018 - 13:54

SunLive

Coastguard Tauranga volunteer work recognised
SunLive
Coastguard's volunteers and the tireless work they do in New Zealand communities was recognised and celebrated this National Volunteer Week. From June 17-24, the theme of National Volunteer Week 2018 was “Volunteers, The Heart of our Community” ...

Coastguard Tauranga volunteers work recognised - SunLive

Sun, 24/06/2018 - 13:54

SunLive

Coastguard Tauranga volunteers work recognised
SunLive
Coastguard's volunteers and the tireless work they do in New Zealand communities was recognised and celebrated this National Volunteer Week. From June 17-24, the theme of National Volunteer Week 2018 was “Volunteers, The Heart of our Community” ...

The Latest: Macron wants asylum centers to hold migrants - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 24/06/2018 - 03:22

The Latest: Macron wants asylum centers to hold migrants
New Zealand Herald
Italy has refused it entry, saying Lifeline had acted improperly by taking on board migrants who the Italian coast guard had assigned to the Libyan coast guard to rescue. On Saturday, the Maltese armed forces provided humanitarian supplies to the ...

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Italy's interior minister says Malta should take rescue boat - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 21:06

CBC.ca

Italy's interior minister says Malta should take rescue boat
New Zealand Herald
Salvini on Thursday said he would not allow the ship operated by the German NGO Mission Lifeline to enter Italian ports, saying that it had acted improperly by taking on board the 224 migrants that the Italian coast guard had assigned to the Libyan ...
Italy tells Malta to accept migrant ship it doesn't wantNewshub

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Italy interior minister refuses port to migrant rescue ship - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 06:07

Italy interior minister refuses port to migrant rescue ship
New Zealand Herald
Matteo Salvini said the ship operated by the German aid group Mission Lifeline had loaded the migrants in Libyan waters after the Italian coast guard told it to leave the rescues to the Libyan coast guard. Salvini said he had contacted the Dutch ...

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Libyan coast guard rescues over 520 Europe-bound migrants - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 04:45

Libyan coast guard rescues over 520 Europe-bound migrants
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard has rescued three groups of more than 520 African migrants, including at least 10 women and 49 children, and recovered four bodies in the Mediterranean Sea east of the capital, Tripoli, over two days, a spokesman said ...

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The Latest: Italy rejects aid group boat with 200 migrants - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 04:41

The Latest: Italy rejects aid group boat with 200 migrants
New Zealand Herald
Matteo Salvini said Thursday the ship Lifeline rescued 224 migrants in Libyan waters, after the Italian coast guard had told the ship to defer to the Libyan coast guard. Salvini said that he had contacted the Dutch ambassador about the ship's ...

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Coastguard volunteers at the heart of our communities - The Post Newspaper (press release)

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 13:52

The Post Newspaper (press release)

Coastguard volunteers at the heart of our communities
The Post Newspaper (press release)
As part of National Volunteer Week 2018, we're sharing the good news of volunteer organisations throughout New Zealand and the good work they do in our communities. Today we would like to recognise what Coastguard's 2,052 volunteers do for their ...

Libya's coast guard: About 100 migrants missing at sea off the coast of Libya, feared dead after their boat capsized - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 09:56

Libya's coast guard: About 100 migrants missing at sea off the coast of Libya, feared dead after their boat capsized
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard: About 100 migrants missing at sea off the coast of Libya, feared dead after their boat capsized. Herald recommends. 'My babies': Mum watches in horror as girls run over by elderly driver... Donald Trump furious at ...

Libyan coast guard rescues 186 migrants, recovers 5 bodies - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 19:45

Libyan coast guard rescues 186 migrants, recovers 5 bodies
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard says it has recovered the bodies of five migrants and rescued 186 others, including women and children, in separate operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Navy spokesman Ayoub Jassem says the migrants, who were found ...

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Freemasons $100000 donation to Coastguard Kapiti Coast - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 15:00

Freemasons $100000 donation to Coastguard Kapiti Coast
New Zealand Herald
Freemasons New Zealand has given Coastguard Kapiti Coast $100,000 towards the purchase of a new rescue boat. At a cheque presentation ceremony at the Kapiti Boating Club on Saturday, Coastguard Kapiti Coast president Rob Berry thanked the ...



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