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The Latest: Italian church will take most migrants from ship - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:26

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The Latest: Italian church will take most migrants from ship
New Zealand Herald
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says the Italian Catholic church will take most of the migrants who have been stuck aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days. Conte's office quoted him as saying Saturday night that the Italian bishop's conference will ...
Italian minister faces kidnap charges after immigrants held at seaNewshub
Italy migrant row: Rescue ship allowed to disembark in SicilyBBC News
Matteo Salvini formally investigated over migrant ship standoffThe Guardian
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Cruise ship rescues 3 fishermen from North Sea; 2 missing - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:03

Cruise ship rescues 3 fishermen from North Sea; 2 missing
New Zealand Herald
LONDON (AP) — The Pacific Princess cruise ship turned around Saturday in the North Sea to rescue three men in a lifeboat who had sent up a flare, according to an Associated Press journalist onboard the ship. Two other men from their capsized fishing ...

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Group rescued after boat stranded on rocks - Newstalk ZB

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 18:29

Group rescued after boat stranded on rocks
Newstalk ZB
Emergency services have rescued a group after their boat became stuck on rocks near Slipper Island in the Coromandel. Two off-duty senior Coastguard members responded to the call while fishing nearby this afternoon. A Coastguard spokesperson said the ...

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Group rescued after boat stranded on rocks at Slipper Island - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 18:19

Group rescued after boat stranded on rocks at Slipper Island
New Zealand Herald
Emergency services have rescued a group after their boat became stuck on rocks near Slipper Island in the Coromandel. Two off-duty senior Coastguard members responded to the call while fishing nearby this afternoon. A Coastguard spokesperson said the ...

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Boat stuck on rocks in Coromandel - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 16:36

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Boat stuck on rocks in Coromandel
Stuff.co.nz
A police spokeswoman said services were alerted to the incident about 2.30pm on Saturday, when it appeared that a boat had been stuck on rocks near Slipper Island. She said that the people aboard were safe and on land. Police, fire and the Coastguard ...

US Coast Guard forced to tow unmanned boat spinning in circles - Newshub

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 15:45

Newshub

US Coast Guard forced to tow unmanned boat spinning in circles
Newshub
A boat spotted spinning randomly in circles has captivated audiences after the US Coast Guard was forced to tow it. The skipper had fallen off into Washington's Puget Sound while completing a tight turn, leaving the boat trapped in the spin, KING 5 ...

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The Latest: Hurricane downgraded; threat to Hawaii lingers - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 13:11

USA TODAY

The Latest: Hurricane downgraded; threat to Hawaii lingers
New Zealand Herald
FEMA is tracking a brush fire in Maui that forced people to evacuate a storm shelter and said dozens of Coast Guard ships and helicopters on the island are ready to assist. It's not clear what caused the fire, which ignited as rain and wind lashed the ...
Hurricane Lane hits Hawaii: Heavy rain, power outNewshub

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Fishing captain admits hindering Coast Guard net inspection - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 04:52

Fishing captain admits hindering Coast Guard net inspection
New Zealand Herald
BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts fishing boat captain has pleaded guilty to interfering with a U.S. Coast Guard inspection involving a vessel owned by a fishing magnate nicknamed The Codfather. Thomas Simpson pleaded guilty in federal court ...

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Migrants aboard Italian coast guard ship begin hunger strike - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 02:22

Migrants aboard Italian coast guard ship begin hunger strike
New Zealand Herald
ROME (AP) — Many of the 150 migrants stranded aboard a coast guard ship for a ninth day began a hunger strike Friday out of frustration that Italy won't let them disembark in Sicily unless fellow European Union nations first pledge to take them ...

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China says 3 senior naval technicians drowned in storm prep - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 19:12

China says 3 senior naval technicians drowned in storm prep
New Zealand Herald
A moment of silence was held for them by leaders of the corporation on Tuesday. China's navy and coast guard are building ships at a blinding pace, challenging U.S. naval dominance in Asia with the deployment of aircraft carriers and advanced submarines.

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Rotorua community organisations set for record funding boost - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 12:30

Rotorua community organisations set for record funding boost
New Zealand Herald
Among those who received funding this year was Coastguard Eastern Region who were given $167,430 to help provide a better level of service and more consistent cover across the Bay of Plenty. The Rotorua Mountain Bike Club was also able to continue ...

Rights official: Italy is unjustly holding migrants on boat - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 07:12

Rights official: Italy is unjustly holding migrants on boat
New Zealand Herald
ROME (AP) — A delegation from Italy's rights office on Thursday visited the 150 migrants who have been kept onboard a coast guard vessel for days and concluded they were being held unjustly. The comments challenge Italy's anti-migrant interior ...

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The Latest: Italy official: migrants kept on ship unjustly - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 06:11

The Latest: Italy official: migrants kept on ship unjustly
New Zealand Herald
A delegation from Italy's guarantor of personal rights has visited 150 migrants held on an Italian coast guard vessel for days, concluding they are being unjustly prevented from disembarking at a Sicilian port. Delegation chief Daniela de Robert told ...

Coast Guard offering reward for info on buoy bell thieves - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 06:29

Coast Guard offering reward for info on buoy bell thieves
New Zealand Herald
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard is offering a reward for information about brass gongs and bells that have been stolen from 10 buoys off of Maine's coast. The Coast Guard says nine bells were stolen from Penobscot Bay, and one was stolen off ...

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Water Skills For Life programme run at Rotorua Aquatic Centre - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 10:01

New Zealand Herald

Water Skills For Life programme run at Rotorua Aquatic Centre
New Zealand Herald
Some of the children seen at the Rotorua Aquatic Centre yesterday were learning more than just back stroke and freestyle, they were learning water skills for life. Two schools attended the Water Skills For Life programme at the centre but the day wasn ...

Aid groups urge Italy to allow 177 migrants to disembark - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 06:15

Aid groups urge Italy to allow 177 migrants to disembark
New Zealand Herald
MILAN (AP) — Humanitarian groups urged the Italian government Tuesday to allow 177 migrants aboard an Italian coast guard ship docked at the Sicilian port of Catania to be permitted to disembark. Doctors Without Borders, the U.N. refugee agency and ...

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South Taranaki Coastguard channel changes for third time - Taranaki Daily News

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 15:38

Taranaki Daily News

South Taranaki Coastguard channel changes for third time
Taranaki Daily News
This followed its first channel change from 83 to 63 because New Zealand, along with a number of other countries, was required to change some maritime VHF repeater channels to make space for newly allocated international services for ship tracking and ...

Federal officials pledge readiness for pipeline spills - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 13:40

Federal officials pledge readiness for pipeline spills
New Zealand Herald
He acknowledged it took several days for his agency to dispatch personnel to the straits area. But he said the agency and the U.S. Coast Guard had participated in drills there in recent years "to ensure seamless emergency response coordination." Peters ...

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UK woman 'sang to stay awake' after falling off cruise ship in Adriatic Sea - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 04:59

Stuff.co.nz

UK woman 'sang to stay awake' after falling off cruise ship in Adriatic Sea
Stuff.co.nz
A British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night sang to stay alive, her rescuers said on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time). ... Coastguard rescues ailing cruise ship passenger in 'turbulent' conditions off Auckland ...
UK woman who survived 10 hours in Adriatic Sea accused of lyingNewshub
British woman saved 10 hours after falling into the sea from a cruise ship off coast of CroatiaNew Zealand Herald
Amazing rescue: Woman saved 10 hours after falling into sea from cruise shipNewstalk ZB
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EU seeks hosts for migrants amid new Italy, Malta standoff - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 04:06

EU seeks hosts for migrants amid new Italy, Malta standoff
New Zealand Herald
The Italian coast guard ship Diciotti has been sitting off Italy's Lampedusa island since rescuing the migrants last week. Rome asked Malta to take them in but Malta — the EU's smallest member country — refused, saying the migrant boat wasn't in ...

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