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Stranded kitesurfer reveals Apple Watch saved him - NZ Herald - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:57

Stranded kitesurfer reveals Apple Watch saved him - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
US kitesurfer John Zilles reveals how his Apple Watch saved him.

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Coastguard well placed for summer - Gisborne Herald

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 10:02

Coastguard well placed for summer
Gisborne Herald
Coastguard NZ will run the 'new for old' discounted life jacket promotion running again this summer. “It will happen in Gisborne at the end of January and we hope it be as well supported this year in this area.” Aaron Boyle was elected vice-president ...

People smugglers exploiting refugees with fake 'Chanel' lifejackets - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 17:07

Stuff.co.nz

People smugglers exploiting refugees with fake 'Chanel' lifejackets
Stuff.co.nz
"The navy would patrol in front of us, closer to the shoreline, and use their powerful radar to pick up any boat movement and then send the Libyan coastguard to intercept them and send them back to Libya," he says. His crew would watch helplessly as ...

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Top-of-the-range patrol vessel for fisheries officers - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 14:35

Top-of-the-range patrol vessel for fisheries officers
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The 7.5m, Picton-built Naiad, Te Haeata, was blessed by local kaumatua, Taina Ngarimu, this morning. The blessing was attended by a range of people and organisations including local iwi, Coastguard, DOC, Gisborne District Council, NZ Police, NZ Fire ...

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Coastguard Marlborough's ship comes in at national awards - Marlborough Express

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 11:29

Marlborough Express

Coastguard Marlborough's ship comes in at national awards
Marlborough Express
It's also an award-winner, with Coastguard Marlborough sailing off with four gongs at the recent National Coastguard Awards of Excellence, including one for their popular boating safety workshops. There were seven award categories, and Marlborough's ...

Christchurch river rescue: 'Pretty scary' - Newshub

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 10:50

Newshub

Christchurch river rescue: 'Pretty scary'
Newshub
That wall of water sparked an urgent rescue of the group from emergency services and the coastguard, north of Christchurch, shortly after 4pm. "We were on the rocks and then we got stuck," rescued passenger Kayla Watts says. "We got bellied out and ...

What's happening in South Canterbury: 10-12 November, 2017 - Timaru Herald

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 10:49

Timaru Herald

What's happening in South Canterbury: 10-12 November, 2017
Timaru Herald
If you are interested in booking a carpark spot or have any questions please message our event page facebook.com/events/1503415996438775/ or contact Lyndal lyndalwatt@slingshot.co.nz for further details. Iris Show: entries staged from 8.30am-10.15am ...

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Coastguard rescues eight people stuck on cars in Waimakariri River - Newstalk ZB

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 18:43

Otago Daily Times

Coastguard rescues eight people stuck on cars in Waimakariri River
Newstalk ZB
Police were called to the scene in Canterbury just after 4pm, with reports two cars were stuck in the river and their occupants had escaped to the car roofs. Canterbury Coastguard services had to be called in to help, because the water was reportedly ...
River rescue: People trapped on roof of vehicle submerged in Canterbury's Waimakariri RiverThe Press

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River rescue: People trapped on roof of vehicle submerged in Canterbury's Waimakariri River - The Press

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 17:42

The Press

River rescue: People trapped on roof of vehicle submerged in Canterbury's Waimakariri River
The Press
A group of four-wheel-drivers found themselves clinging their submerged truck roof after a Canterbury river flash flooded. With six on board, the 4WD was one of two vehicles that got trapped in the swollen Waimakariri River on Tuesday afternoon.
Coastguard rescues eight people stuck on cars in Waimakariri RiverNewstalk ZB

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Eight people stranded on top of two cars in Waimakariri River - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 17:07

The Press

Eight people stranded on top of two cars in Waimakariri River
New Zealand Herald
Canterbury Coastguard services are being called in to rescue eight people stuck atop two cars stuck in the Waimakariri River. Police were called to the scene just after 4pm, with reports that two cars were stuck in the river and their occupants had ...
River rescue: People trapped on roof of vehicle submerged in Canterbury's Waimakariri RiverThe Press

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Wild weather washes boat ashore - The Nelson Mail

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 10:58

The Nelson Mail

Wild weather washes boat ashore
The Nelson Mail
A boat damaged during a storm in the early hours of Wednesday morning was rescued by the Coastguard just before it washed up on Haulashore Island in the Nelson Harbour. While another boat that dragged it's mooring during the same wild weather ended ...

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Marina opening end to Herculean task but still work to do - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 10:09

Stuff.co.nz

Marina opening end to Herculean task but still work to do
Stuff.co.nz
When the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck in November it raised the seabed up two metres in places in the South Bay area, leaving marine-based tourism operators, commercial and recreational fishermen and Coastguard Kaikōura high and dry. Bradshaw ...

Marina opening end to Herculean task but still work to do - Marlborough Express

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 05:01

Marlborough Express

Marina opening end to Herculean task but still work to do
Marlborough Express
When the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck in November it raised the seabed up two metres in places in the South Bay area, leaving marine-based tourism operators, commercial and recreational fishermen and Coastguard Kaikōura high and dry. Bradshaw ...

Family fun on land and sea at the Hibiscus Coast Raiders fishing competition - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 16:26

Stuff.co.nz

Family fun on land and sea at the Hibiscus Coast Raiders fishing competition
Stuff.co.nz
NZ Police will also be there with a speed gun to record children's running times, and the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastguard will be there to offer tips and advice. All the fun is for a good cause, with fish auction funds going to Wish4Fish who get ...

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Migrants drown en route to Greece - Newshub

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 06:31

Newshub

Migrants drown en route to Greece
Newshub
Fifteen people, 10 men, four women and a child, were rescued, and Greek coastguard vessels were searching for another six to eight people missing, a Greek coastguard official says. The Turkish coastguard says it recovered another two bodies on its side ...

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At sea: Lifeguards face unprecedented crisis - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 05:02

New Zealand Herald

At sea: Lifeguards face unprecedented crisis
New Zealand Herald
The amenities board distributes grants to 10 organisations including various arts groups, the New Zealand Maritime Museum, Coastguard and Auckland Rescue Helicopter. In the 2007-2008 financial year it funded SLSNR $430,000, and its donations began ...

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Local Search and Rescue win at national competition - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 06:01

Local Search and Rescue win at national competition
New Zealand Herald
Rotorua Police Search and Rescue member Zane Conder says they used the Coastguard, LandSAR Rotorua, and the Geyserland Four Wheel-Drive Club as part of the exercise. He says more than 30 people were involved and their scenario was a group of ...

Women rescued by Navy defend their account of ordeal at sea - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 08:55

Radio New Zealand

Women rescued by Navy defend their account of ordeal at sea
Stuff.co.nz
The Coast Guard is reviewing records from the days after Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava put to sea in a 15-metre sailboat, but NASA satellite images for the days around their departure show no organised storms in the region where they planned to travel.
US sailors' rescue: Doubts emerge over survival storyRadio New Zealand
Sailors lost at sea for five months did not activate emergency beaconNew Zealand Herald

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Doubts about story of women adrift in the Pacific - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 15:05

Radio New Zealand

Doubts about story of women adrift in the Pacific
Radio New Zealand
US Coast Guard spokesman Lt Scott Carr said that interviews with the two women - coupled with a Coast Guard review of the incident - revealed that the pair had an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) aboard, but did not turn it on.
Doubts over US women's harrowing sea ordeal and tale of survivalStuff.co.nz
Doubt arises over US women's incredible tale of survival, lost at sea for nearly six monthsTVNZ
Sailors lost at sea for five months did not activate emergency beaconNew Zealand Herald

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