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Maritime safety push across Pacific in $16m NZ aid programme - TVNZ

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 07:38

Maritime safety push across Pacific in $16m NZ aid programme
TVNZ
"To be able to share the knowledge and up-skill people in the search and rescue sector for Niue is fantastic," Coastguard NZ's Kerri Walker says. Included in the programme is a search and rescue boat, with Coastguard New Zealand training local police ...

Spanish boat saves 60 migrants but Italy locks its ports - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 04:33

Spanish boat saves 60 migrants but Italy locks its ports
New Zealand Herald
Fico told reporters that Libya now "isn't a place with security" and its coast guard "needs the support of the Italian navy and coast guard and also from some NGO boats." He urged more solidarity toward the migrants, who he said have "dramatic stories ...

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Spanish rescue ship told not to respond to distress call - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 06:07

Spanish rescue ship told not to respond to distress call
New Zealand Herald
ABOARD THE ASTRAL ON THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — A Spanish rescue ship patrolling the Mediterranean Sea said Friday that Italian officials told it to let the Libyan coast guard respond to a distress call from a smuggling boat carrying scores of ...

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The Latest: Spain rescues 90 migrants crossing from Morocco - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 04:45

The Latest: Spain rescues 90 migrants crossing from Morocco
New Zealand Herald
The Libyans managed to rescue 16 migrants from the group Friday and recovered the bodies of three children, coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim told The Associated Press. It was unclear when the smugglers' boat had left for the dangerous trip to ...

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