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Man overboard: 'I don't know how much longer I can hang on' - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 05:06

New Zealand Herald

Man overboard: 'I don't know how much longer I can hang on'
New Zealand Herald
"I got one up and I turned around to get the other one . . . next minute I was on my way into the water," said Len, who was yesterday reunited with the volunteer Coastguard members who saved his life. Grabbing on to the duckboard was all that stopped ...

Mysterious ship crash off Japan leaves 7 US sailors off destroyer USS Fitzgerald missing - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 18/06/2017 - 07:45

Stuff.co.nz

Mysterious ship crash off Japan leaves 7 US sailors off destroyer USS Fitzgerald missing
Stuff.co.nz
The Japanese coast guard said it received an emergency call from the container ship, the ACX Crystal, reporting the collision at around 2.20am (5.20am NZT Saturday). It was questioning crew members of the ACX Crystal, which is operated by the Japanese ...

Seven missing, three injured after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 18/06/2017 - 05:41

Radio New Zealand

Seven missing, three injured after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel
Stuff.co.nz
Seven crew members are missing and at least three injured after a US Navy destroyer collided early on Saturday morning with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel south of Tokyo Bay in Japan, the US Navy said. The Japanese Coast Guard said the US ship ...
Seven missing in US Navy collisionNewshub
US destroyer collides with container shipOtago Daily Times
US Navy crew members missing after collisionRadio New Zealand
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Video: US Navy vessel left mangled after collision with ship off Japan - TVNZ

Sat, 17/06/2017 - 13:52

Radio New Zealand

Video: US Navy vessel left mangled after collision with ship off Japan
TVNZ
The Japanese Coast Guard said it received an emergency call from a Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal at around 2.20 am local time that it had collided with the USS Fitzgerald southwest of Yokusuka, Japan. Japan Coast Guard official ...
Seven missing, three injured after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vesselStuff.co.nz
US destroyer collides with container shipOtago Daily Times
Seven missing, two injured after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vesselWaikato Times
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Seven missing in US Navy collision - Newshub

Sat, 17/06/2017 - 13:09

Radio New Zealand

Seven missing in US Navy collision
Newshub
Seven crew members are reportedly missing and one injured after a US Navy destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported. Footage from the Japanese TV network NHK showed ...
US destroyer collides with container shipOtago Daily Times
Seven missing, three injured after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vesselStuff.co.nz
US Navy crew members missing after collisionRadio New Zealand
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Body found in ute in Waikato lake confirmed as that of missing woman Kim Richmond - TVNZ

Sat, 17/06/2017 - 12:40

Body found in ute in Waikato lake confirmed as that of missing woman Kim Richmond
TVNZ
The body found in the ute recovered from a Waikato lake is that of missing Arohena woman Kim Richmond. Missing Waikato woman Kim Richmond. Source: NZ Police. Police say indentification was confirmed late yesterday. The Police National Dive Squad ...

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Best of the week: Freddie Mercury's band mates reveal what went on at Queen's 1985 Auckland concert - TVNZ

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 18:39

Best of the week: Freddie Mercury's band mates reveal what went on at Queen's 1985 Auckland concert
TVNZ
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Missing overboard sailor found alive - on his own ship - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:12

Stuff.co.nz

Missing overboard sailor found alive - on his own ship
Stuff.co.nz
US Navy and Japanese Coast Guard ships and aircraft spent more than 50 hours covering over 14,000 square km of the Philippine Sea looking for 23-year-old Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Mims before the search was suspended at midnight on June 11.

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'Dirty bomb' threat to ship Maersk Memphis in US port - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 15/06/2017 - 19:46

Stuff.co.nz

'Dirty bomb' threat to ship Maersk Memphis in US port
Stuff.co.nz
The US Coast Guard said authorities were made aware of the potential threat in a container aboard the vessel at about 8pm local time and that the terminal had been evacuated. READ MORE: The bomb: A backpack, nuts, screws, and a 12-volt battery. A ...

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Nelson Coastguard 'shocked' by burglary of life-saving equipment - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 16:41

Stuff.co.nz

Nelson Coastguard 'shocked' by burglary of life-saving equipment
Stuff.co.nz
The Nelson Coastguard says the "shocking" burglary of life-saving equipment from their rescue boat potentially put lives at risk. Burglars broke a padlock on the boat's hatch and stole thousands of dollars worth of specialist gear sometime between the ...

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Nelson Coastguard 'shocked' by burglary of life-saving equipment - The Nelson Mail

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 16:31

The Nelson Mail

Nelson Coastguard 'shocked' by burglary of life-saving equipment
The Nelson Mail
The Nelson Coastguard says the "shocking" burglary of life-saving equipment from their rescue boat potentially put lives at risk. Burglars broke a padlock on the boat's hatch and stole thousands of dollars worth of specialist gear sometime between the ...

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Seaplane rescues ill woman from launch in Hauraki Gulf - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 11/06/2017 - 17:59

New Zealand Herald

Seaplane rescues ill woman from launch in Hauraki Gulf
New Zealand Herald
Coastguard Northern duty officer Melissa Ousey said a distress call went out this morning after a woman in her 40s collapsed on a charter launch at Hooks Bay at the north-eastern end of Waiheke Island. She said the Auckland Seaplanes passenger plane ...
Auckland sightseeing plane becomes involved in rescue missionStuff.co.nz

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Earthquake-affected slipways put 'lives at risk', rescuer claims - Marlborough Express

Sun, 11/06/2017 - 17:26

Marlborough Express

Earthquake-affected slipways put 'lives at risk', rescuer claims
Marlborough Express
The Rescue Co-ordination Centre NZ sent two helicopters to the scene about 11.45am. ... Coastguard Kaikoura was also called out to assist with the rescue, but was stood down after Reader and his two crew aboard The Liquidator picked up the fishermen.

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Two rescues in one night for North Coastguard - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 08/06/2017 - 07:16

Two rescues in one night for North Coastguard
New Zealand Herald
Northland Coastguard volunteers exchanged the comfort of their homes to head out to two on-water medical rescues on a wet and cold night. At 11.27pm on Tuesday Coastguard's Operations Centre was contacted by St John requesting assistance with a ...

Northland Coastguard have busy night - NZCity

Wed, 07/06/2017 - 11:09

Northland Coastguard have busy night
NZCity
Northland Coastguard volunteers have been kept busy, rescuing two people within minutes of each other. Just before 11.30pm on Tuesday, the Northland Rescue Helicopter was called to help medically evacuate a person from a 12-metre fishing trawler in ...

Northland Coastguard have busy night - NZCity

Wed, 07/06/2017 - 11:09

Northland Coastguard have busy night
NZCity
Northland Coastguard volunteers have been kept busy, rescuing two people within minutes of each other. Just before 11.30pm on Tuesday, the Northland Rescue Helicopter was called to help medically evacuate a person from a 12-metre fishing trawler in ...
Coastguard volunteers kept busy in Northland over nightScoop.co.nz (press release)

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Northland Coastguard have busy night - NZCity

Wed, 07/06/2017 - 11:09

Northland Coastguard have busy night
NZCity
Northland Coastguard volunteers have been kept busy, rescuing two people within minutes of each other. Just before 11.30pm on Tuesday, the Northland Rescue Helicopter was called to help medically evacuate a person from a 12-metre fishing trawler in ...

Coastguard volunteers kept busy in Northland overnight - Voxy

Wed, 07/06/2017 - 10:54

Coastguard volunteers kept busy in Northland overnight
Voxy
Coastguard volunteers readily exchange the comfort of home to head out in the wet and cold and help those in need out on the water, last night was no different with two medical situations unfolding in Northland shortly before midnight. At 2327 hours ...

Coastguard volunteers kept busy in Northland over night - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Wed, 07/06/2017 - 10:08

Coastguard volunteers kept busy in Northland over night
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
At 2327 hours last night Coastguard's Operations Centre was contacted by Ambulance requesting assistance with a medivac on a 40ft fishing trawler in Bream Bay. HELIMED 3 had been able to winch a paramedic on-board but were unable to retrieve the ...

Turkey's coast guard stops nearly 100 migrants at sea - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 05/06/2017 - 05:10

Turkey's coast guard stops nearly 100 migrants at sea
New Zealand Herald
ISTANBUL (AP) " Turkey's coast guard says it has stopped nearly 100 migrants attempting to reach Greece, most of them Syrians. The coast guard said in a statement that 63 Syrian migrants were intercepted off the coast of Izmir province on Saturday.

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