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North Korean defector found at sea off Japan - Otago Daily Times

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 20:30

Otago Daily Times

North Korean defector found at sea off Japan
Otago Daily Times
The Coast Guard made the discovery around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday (2130 GMT on Friday) on Sado island, which is off the coast of Japan's northwestern prefecture of Niigata, a coast guard official said, declining to give his name. The guard also found a ...
Eight men claiming to be from North Korea have washed up on coast of JapanNew Zealand Herald

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Finding The Francie: Coastguard skipper says he has a good idea where sunken vessel will be - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 18:47

Stuff.co.nz

Finding The Francie: Coastguard skipper says he has a good idea where sunken vessel will be
Stuff.co.nz
The Coastguard Kaipara skipper said the navy was likely acting on inaccurate information when it tried to find the wreck of the charter fishing boat shortly after the tragic sinking one year ago. "We covered quite a bit of ground but it was just ...

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Drowned boatie Teiron Jones remembered as 'selfless' but not perfect - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 15:51

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Drowned boatie Teiron Jones remembered as 'selfless' but not perfect
New Zealand Herald
Teiron Jones, 60, and his 31-year-old Filipino wife Janeth Intun, left his Taranaki home about 11am on Thursday, planning to spend the day out on the water. Their boat sunk soon after, near the Waitara Bar. Intun was plucked from the water by the ...
Drowned man's previous lifejacket conviction after friend drowned tooNewshub

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Fatal fishing trip 'a tragedy waiting to happen' - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 15:09

Stuff.co.nz

Fatal fishing trip 'a tragedy waiting to happen'
Stuff.co.nz
The death of Taranaki fisherman Teiron Jones was "a tragedy waiting to happen", according to his fellow boaties. Many who had seen Jones, 60, fishing off the coast of Waitara, in North Taranaki, said the condition of his boat was unsafe for use on the sea.
Drowned man's previous lifejacket conviction after friend drowned tooNewshub
Drowned boatie Teiron Jones remembered as 'selfless' but not ...New Zealand Herald

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Coastguard rescues family of five off coast of Raglan - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 14:08

Coastguard rescues family of five off coast of Raglan
New Zealand Herald
A family of five out fishing near Raglan were plucked to safety after their aluminium boat was downed after hitting rocks. Raglan Coastguard was called to Jacksons Reef, south of Raglan, about 6am. Coastguard skipper Kevin Dreaver said a small ...

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Man convicted of sea manslaughter case named as victim of fatal ... - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 17:14

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Man convicted of sea manslaughter case named as victim of fatal ...
Stuff.co.nz
A fisherman who drowned in a boating accident off the Taranaki coast has been named as Teiron Jones, a Taranaki man who was earlier this year convicted of ...

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Trading Old4new to Save Lives This Summer - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 17:00

Trading Old4new to Save Lives This Summer
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“Lifejackets save lives, it's as simple as that,” says Coastguard New Zealand CEO Patrick Holmes. “Two-thirds of recreational boating fatalities would likely be prevented if lifejackets were worn, a lifejacket has never ruined a day on the water. “The ...

US President Donald Trump believes in invisible fighter jets - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 16:55

US President Donald Trump believes in invisible fighter jets
New Zealand Herald
Speaking to members of the US Coast Guard on Thanksgiving Day, he told the audience the air force was ordering a plane which was "like an invisible fighter". Trump said he asked "the air force guys" about the abilities of the F-35 plane, according to a ...

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Man who drowned off Taranaki coast a newlywed - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 16:29

Stuff.co.nz

Man who drowned off Taranaki coast a newlywed
New Zealand Herald
Tragedy apparently struck soon after with the boat foundering and sinking near the Waitara Bar. Neighbours feared it was Jones who had drowned and believed his wife, who had been in the country just weeks, survived, plucked from the water by coastguard ...
One dead, one rescued after boat sinks | Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz
Person dead in submerged boat off Taranaki coastRadio New Zealand
One person confirmed dead in submerged boat off Taranaki coast ...New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)
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Concepts for Eely Point challenge Wanaka Coastguard to take fresh look at plans - The Southland Times

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 16:03

The Southland Times

Concepts for Eely Point challenge Wanaka Coastguard to take fresh look at plans
The Southland Times
He presented three Eely Point concept designs: one without any boat shed; one with a boatshed on the Coastguard's preferred location east of the Scout den; and one with a boatshed on the steep west side of the Scout den, which the Coastguard rejected ...

Eight men claiming to be from North Korea have washed up on coast of Japan - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 15:22

Eight men claiming to be from North Korea have washed up on coast of Japan
New Zealand Herald
This file image from November 15, 2017, shows the 9th Regional Japan Coast Guard approaching a capsized wooden vessel containing three North Koreans. Photo / AP. AAP. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this ...

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Calmer waters on the horizon as rescue skipper eyes life after Coastguard - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 10:46

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Calmer waters on the horizon as rescue skipper eyes life after Coastguard
Stuff.co.nz
He'll stay with coastguard as a rescue skipper for a couple more years and serve out his time on the board of the national body, Coastguard New Zealand until October, but he's enjoying winding down. "It's time for some rest and recreation," he said ...

Missing fisherman's friends still searching at Waihi Beach - NZ Herald - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 08:31

Missing fisherman's friends still searching at Waihi Beach - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
The Rotorua fisherman lost at sea knew the area at Waihi Beach well, says his mate.

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One dead, one rescued after boat sinks - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 07:46

Stuff.co.nz

One dead, one rescued after boat sinks
Stuff.co.nz
One person was found in the water by Coastguard and had been transported to hospital. (File photo). One person is dead and another has been rescued after a boat sank off Taranaki. Police said they were alerted to the boat sinking, near the Waitara sand ...
Man drowns after boat capsizes off TaranakiNew Zealand Herald
Person dead in submerged boat off Taranaki coastRadio New Zealand
One person confirmed dead in submerged boat off Taranaki coast ...New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)

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One person confirmed dead in submerged boat off Taranaki coast - New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 07:35

One person confirmed dead in submerged boat off Taranaki coast
New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)
One person has been confirmed dead after emergency services were notified of a submerged boat near the Waitara sand bar on the Taranaki coast this morning. Another person from the boat was found in the water by Coast Guard and has been transported ...

Two Lotto winners in Warkworth and Greytown split $38 million Lotto Powerball prize - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 14:10

New Zealand Herald

Two Lotto winners in Warkworth and Greytown split $38 million Lotto Powerball prize
New Zealand Herald
Two lucky punters have tickets that will see them split Wednesday night's $38 million Lotto Powerball prize, each taking home just over $19.1 million. The prize is made of $19 million with Powerball first division and $166,167 with Lotto first division ...

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Howick Coastguard Celebrates 60 Years - Times Online - Auckland

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:39

Times Online - Auckland

Howick Coastguard Celebrates 60 Years
Times Online - Auckland
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Howick 170th anniversary marked by dedicated locals and leaders - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 13:13

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Howick 170th anniversary marked by dedicated locals and leaders
Auckland stuff.co.nz
... and birthday cake-cutting at the Howick Club which followed on from two major Howick events last weekend - the shopping and entertainment extravaganza Midnight Madness on Friday, and Howick Volunteer Coastguard's 60th anniversary on Saturday.

Police dive squad join search for missing Rotorua fisherman lost at ... - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 05:03

New Zealand Herald

Police dive squad join search for missing Rotorua fisherman lost at ...
New Zealand Herald
A police dive squad is set to join the search for the missing fisherman in Waihi today. There are grave fears for the 24-year-old from Rotorua. who was reported ...

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