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Awards celebrate WBOP community organisations - SunLive

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 15:02

SunLive

Awards celebrate WBOP community organisations
SunLive
Under the Stars and Maketu Volunteer Coastguard has taken out top honours at the Western Bay's biggest annual celebration of volunteers, the Trustpower Community Awards. Voluntary groups from Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty gathered with ...

17 FBI agents help in search for missing Alaska girl - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:35

17 FBI agents help in search for missing Alaska girl
New Zealand Herald
A Coast Guard helicopter and aircraft from wildlife troopers also have been used. Alaska State Troopers, the lead agency in the case, said Thursday that authorities are shifting their focus from a search and rescue mission to a law-enforcement ...

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Landslide at famed Greek 'Shipwreck Beach' injures tourists - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:18

Stuff.co.nz

Landslide at famed Greek 'Shipwreck Beach' injures tourists
Stuff.co.nz
A section of a cliff fell onto a popular secluded beach on the western Greek island of Zakynthos on Thursday, injuring seven people, including a woman who suffered a spinal injury, authorities said. Local media said witnesses reported that a large rock ...

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Watch: Landslide hits popular Greek beach packed with tourists - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 08:25

New Zealand Herald

Watch: Landslide hits popular Greek beach packed with tourists
New Zealand Herald
Although fire brigade and coast guard officials said there was no one missing, authorities had air and sea assets in the area and were conducting a search as a precaution, in case people were trapped under the rocks, one official said. Lynette Bridges ...
Landslide at famed Greek 'Shipwreck Beach' injures touristsStuff.co.nz

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The Latest: North Carolina governor seeks more federal help - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 04:32

The Latest: North Carolina governor seeks more federal help
New Zealand Herald
The Coast Guard says port operations in Charleston, South Carolina, have been stopped as Hurricane Florence approaches the coast. The Coast Guard said in a news release that the decision to stop port operations at 8 p.m. Wednesday comes because ...

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Landslide at famed Greek 'shipwreck' beach injures 7 - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 02:37

Landslide at famed Greek 'shipwreck' beach injures 7
New Zealand Herald
Fire department rescue crews headed to the area accompanied by a sniffer dog, while the coast guard evacuated the beach and banned boats from approaching until further notice. Authorities later said everyone who had arrived at the beach on tourist ...

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The Latest: 65 migrants rescued off southwestern Greece - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 01:26

The Latest: 65 migrants rescued off southwestern Greece
New Zealand Herald
Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation off the southwestern tip of Greece located a boat carrying 65 migrants, who have been transported on coast guard vessels to the nearest port. The search operation involving three coast guard ...

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Man runs yacht aground near New Brighton Pier - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 10:05

Stuff.co.nz

Man runs yacht aground near New Brighton Pier
Stuff.co.nz
Email reporters@press.co.nz. The yacht became stuck about 100 metres from New Brighton Pier. GEORGE HEARD/STUFF. The yacht became stuck about 100 metres from New Brighton Pier. A police spokesman said the man sailing the red yacht swam to ...

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US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 06:33

US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief
New Zealand Herald
Homeland Security has the authority to move money around between its components, which include immigration agencies, disaster management, the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Secret Service. Other agencies had money moved around. Merkley's office ...

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The Latest: Malta contests Italian PM's account of rescue - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 02:57

The Latest: Malta contests Italian PM's account of rescue
New Zealand Herald
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to mass migration (all times local):. 4:30 p.m.. Malta is contesting the Italian premier's assertion that it had responsibility for a group of nearly 180 migrants eventually picked up by an Italian coast ...

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EU eyes beefed-up coast guard to protect outside borders - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 20:32

EU eyes beefed-up coast guard to protect outside borders
New Zealand Herald
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday unveiled new plans to beef up the EU's coast guard and asylum agency to better police Europe's outside borders and speed the deportation of unauthorized migrants.

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Under the Stars and Maketu Coastguard winners of Trustpower Community Awards - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 20:05

Under the Stars and Maketu Coastguard winners of Trustpower Community Awards
New Zealand Herald
The community organisation, which helps advocate for and feed homeless people in Tauranga, shares its celebration with volunteers from Maketu Coastguard, which was crowned Supreme Winner of the Western Bay of Plenty section of the awards. The awards ...

Body found in search for missing Riverton boatie Jamie Boniface - The Southland Times

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 16:45

The Southland Times

Body found in search for missing Riverton boatie Jamie Boniface
The Southland Times
Roberts was among more than 50 local volunteer searchers, Police Search and Rescue, Riverton Coastguard, LandSAR teams from Invercargill, Te Anau and Tokanui, Riverton Fire Brigade and Southern Lakes Helicopters along and family members ...

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No shows (unconvincing) and complaints (convincing) - Scoop.co.nz

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 12:54

No shows (unconvincing) and complaints (convincing)
Scoop.co.nz
Latest Wellington news. Survey says we're happy to live in Wellington · St John's (built in 1886) needs $4.2m for quake strengthening · All of Lower Hutt's unreinforced facades have now been strengthened · National championships find NZ's top police ...

Duck boat operators criticize attorney general's lawsuit - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 04:17

Duck boat operators criticize attorney general's lawsuit
New Zealand Herald
Ripley Entertainment said in a statement to the media on Tuesday that the company isn't seeking to avoid responsibility, but believes the case "falls under the regulation of the U.S. Coast Guard, and not the Missouri Attorney General." The Coast Guard ...

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Police downgrade search for Riverton fisherman - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 21:19

Otago Daily Times

Police downgrade search for Riverton fisherman
New Zealand Herald
On Sunday, a police spokesperson said the two others made it to shore unhurt. Police Search and Rescue, Riverton Coastguard, LandSAR teams from Invercargill, Te Anau and Tokanui, Riverton Fire Brigade and Southern Lakes Helicopters, along with local ...
Police dive squad winds down search for missing manRadio New Zealand

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Humanitarian group says 100 migrants die off Libyan coast - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 18:11

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Humanitarian group says 100 migrants die off Libyan coast
New Zealand Herald
A team from the organization provided medical care. The group says two rubber boats left the Libyan coast carrying migrants from Sudan, Mali, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Libya, Algeria and Egypt. One of the boats deflated and sank. The Libyan Coast Guard ...
Survivors tell of 100 deaths off Libyan coastRadio New Zealand

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Missing man in Riverton Estuary named - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 18:03

Stuff.co.nz

Missing man in Riverton Estuary named
Stuff.co.nz
Police Search and Rescue, Riverton Coastguard, LandSAR teams from Invercargill, Te Anau and Tokanui, Riverton Fire Brigade and Southern Lakes Helicopters along with several local vessels and family members had been involved in the search so far.

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Department of Conservation calls off search for entangled whale - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 07:05

Stuff.co.nz

Department of Conservation calls off search for entangled whale
Stuff.co.nz
The search for an entangled humpback whale in the Bay of Islands has been called off. The Department of Conservation (DOC) said a humpback whale had become trapped at Kingfish Reef in Northland on September 6. Despite extensive searching for the ...

Couple who immigrated from China killed on Oregon Coast - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 05:29

Couple who immigrated from China killed on Oregon Coast
New Zealand Herald
A Coast Guard helicopter and boat searched, and they were found and helicoptered from the ocean to a nearby state park. Life saving measures were attempted as they were driven by ambulance to a hospital, but they succumbed to their injuries.

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