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APNewsBreak: Racial bias probed at Coast Guard Academy - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 06:49

APNewsBreak: Racial bias probed at Coast Guard Academy
New Zealand Herald
(AP) — The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general is investigating allegations of racial discrimination at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and inadequate follow-up by the school's leadership, the agency said Thursday. The investigation will ...

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Japan resumes work at disputed site for US base relocation - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:27

Japan resumes work at disputed site for US base relocation
New Zealand Herald
Opponents gathered in paddle boats nearby, while Coast Guard patrol boats blocked them from reaching the site, and dozens of other demonstrators rallied outside a nearby U.S. base to protest. Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki said it was "extremely regrettable ...

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84 Haitian migrants found adrift near Turks and Caicos - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 21:48

84 Haitian migrants found adrift near Turks and Caicos
New Zealand Herald
A U.S. Coast Guard crew found 84 people crowded into a 42-foot boat on Sunday about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southwest of the British territory. Cmdr. Randall Chong said in a statement Tuesday that the boat was "dead in the water" and lacked life ...

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News in brief: Northland teen arrested after police pursuit - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 07:34

New Zealand Herald

News in brief: Northland teen arrested after police pursuit
New Zealand Herald
A search around the Cavalli Islands, Flat Island and Mahinepua Bay by Whangaroa Coastguard, Northland Air Patrol and police search and rescue staff did not locate any missing person. Senior Sergeant Steve Dickson said police would wait to see if anyone ...

The Latest: Saipan airport reopens for limited service - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 10:22

The Latest: Saipan airport reopens for limited service
New Zealand Herald
The United States Coast Guard says all ports in the Northern Mariana Islands have reopened after the U.S. island territory was devastated by Super Typhoon Yutu. In a release Saturday, the Coast Guard says all ports in Saipan, Tinian and Rota are back ...

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Rescue effort under way to retrieve stranded jetskier near Ōmokoroa, Western Bay of Plenty - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 14:08

New Zealand Herald

Rescue effort under way to retrieve stranded jetskier near Ōmokoroa, Western Bay of Plenty
New Zealand Herald
She said the Coastguard had put out an all-stations call to anyone in the area to help the man. The Coastguard was co-ordinating with the police and harbourmaster to arrange a rescue. It was an outgoing tide and the man was understood not to be in any ...

Coastguard conducting shore line search in Northland after kayak discovered with no one in it - TVNZ

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 15:23

New Zealand Herald

Coastguard conducting shore line search in Northland after kayak discovered with no one in it
TVNZ
A shore line search is being conducted in Northland after a kayak was discovered with no one in it today. A Whangaroa Coastguard spokesperson told 1 NEWS a yellow "sit on style" kayak was found by a member of the public, around 150m northeast of the ...
Urgent search after empty kayak found drifting off Cavalli Islands ...New Zealand Herald

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Letters: Bring back our mecca of coffee - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 13:02

New Zealand Herald

Letters: Bring back our mecca of coffee
New Zealand Herald
So often we will say to ourselves "She'll be right" but this time with the possibility of a life at stake I called the Coastguard. Within minutes a return call was made and we tried helping guide a boat that was already in the water out to the object ...

Urgent search after empty kayak found drifting off Cavalli Islands, Northland - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 11:29

New Zealand Herald

Urgent search after empty kayak found drifting off Cavalli Islands, Northland
New Zealand Herald
A yellow kayak with only a fresh fish onboard has been discovered floating off the Cavalli Islands in Northland sparking a search by coastguard. Senior Sergeant Brian Swann said the alarm was raised about 10.10am today by a fisher in a boat who spotted ...

$250000 win for four lucky Lotto players - newsie.co.nz

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 21:00

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$250000 win for four lucky Lotto players
newsie.co.nz
By playing Lotto you're helping fund important organisations that help New Zealanders stay safe on the water like Surf Life Saving NZ and Royal NZ Coastguard. Thanks Lotto players! Anyone who bought their ticket from any of the above locations should ...

Gisborne Coastguard 'ready to go' for summer - Gisborne Herald

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 18:52

Gisborne Coastguard 'ready to go' for summer
Gisborne Herald
Coastguard NZ national chief executive Patrick Holmes said the volunteers give over 300,000 hours of their time nationally every year. “They do that to make sure Kiwis can enjoy New Zealand's magnificent waterways, secure in the knowledge that should ...

'Really, really busy' sunshine filled Labour Weekend for Rotorua - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 07:02

New Zealand Herald

'Really, really busy' sunshine filled Labour Weekend for Rotorua
New Zealand Herald
The weather didn't disappoint as visitors came in droves for a busy Rotorua long weekend. According to MetService, Rotorua's temperature crept into the low 20Cs over the weekend and the crowds of people in the forest, on the lakes and out at the ...

3 missing after fishing boat fire off Baja California - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 05:56

3 missing after fishing boat fire off Baja California
New Zealand Herald
The U.S. Coast Guard says 15 people were pulled from the water by the crew of San Diego-based charter fishing boat Time Machine, which happened to be near the burning Mexican vessel Saturday night. The Time Machine's crew called the U.S. Coast ...

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Coast Guard: 1 dead after fall aboard Bahamas-bound cruise - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 05:05

Washington Post

Coast Guard: 1 dead after fall aboard Bahamas-bound cruise
New Zealand Herald
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after falling aboard a cruise ship traveling from Florida to the Bahamas. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman John Lally says the man fell Friday evening aboard the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's ...
Authorities: Man killed in fall on Palm Beach-based cruise shipPalm Beach Post

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Two children dead as migrant boat sinks near Turkey - Newshub

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 01:36

Newshub

Two children dead as migrant boat sinks near Turkey
Newshub
Two children have died after a boat carrying migrants sank just 50 metres off Turkey's western coast near Bodrum, the coastguard says. Seventeen people on the boat were rescued on Monday from the sea and seventeen others were found on the shore.

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Coastguard seeking donations in annual appeal - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 06:26

New Zealand Herald

Coastguard seeking donations in annual appeal
New Zealand Herald
Coastguard NZ CEO Patrick Holmes said more than 2000 volunteers give over 300,000 hours of their free time every year to make sure Kiwis can enjoy New Zealand's magnificent waterways, secure in the knowledge that should anything go wrong, someone ...

Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 01:11

Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of Wight
New Zealand Herald
The coastguard said about 40 passengers and 16 staff onboard the ferry were safe and no injuries were reported. Lifeboats and a helicopter were sent to search the area after someone reported hearing cries of help at the harbor, but authorities said no ...

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Police warning after search launched for Nelson boaties - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 00:28

New Zealand Herald

Police warning after search launched for Nelson boaties
New Zealand Herald
"A helicopter was deployed, along with Coastguard, surf rescue teams and Search and Rescue staff." Police also began making inquiries with potential owners of the boat and a vehicle found nearby, Koefoed said. A Facebook appeal for information was also ...
Overturned boat sparks unwarranted searchStuff.co.nz
Police remind boaties to notify us if they get into troubleNew Zealand Police (press release)

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Police remind boaties to notify us if they get into trouble - New Zealand Police (press release)

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 22:36

Stuff.co.nz

Police remind boaties to notify us if they get into trouble
New Zealand Police (press release)
A helicopter was deployed, along with Coastguard, Surf Rescue teams and Search and Rescue staff. As well as this, Police began making enquiries with potential owners of the boat and a vehicle found nearby. Police also put a Facebook appeal out for any ...
Overturned boat sparks unwarranted searchStuff.co.nz

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Police offer boaties advice ahead of long weekend in Western Bay - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 08:58

New Zealand Herald

Police offer boaties advice ahead of long weekend in Western Bay
New Zealand Herald
Simon Baker of Tauranga Coastguard says we all want to see boaties go out and have an enjoyable time on the water, and come home safe at the end of the day. "We want to remind skippers that when crossing a bar, it's the skipper's responsibility to ...
Western Bay of Plenty boaties offered advice ahead of unofficial start of summer seasonNew Zealand Police (blog) (press release)
Boaties armed with safety advice ahead of summerSunLive

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