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Western Bay of Plenty boaties offered advice ahead of unofficial start of summer season - New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 08:38

Western Bay of Plenty boaties offered advice ahead of unofficial start of summer season
New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)
Tauranga and Maketu Coastguards, Police Search and Rescue, the Harbour Master, and the Ministry for Primary Industries were out talking to boaties at several boat ramps in the area to raise awareness of the potential dangers of our seas. Sergeant ...

3 crewmembers die on board Iranian ship, 8 hospitalized - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 02:29

3 crewmembers die on board Iranian ship, 8 hospitalized
New Zealand Herald
An Azerbaijani coast guard boat delivered the ill members of the crew to the shore early Friday and they were hospitalized. The ship's captain stayed aboard and was given medical assistance, according to Azerbaijan's health care ministry. The Iranian ...

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EU looks to African nations, border control to stop migrants - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 06:37

EU looks to African nations, border control to stop migrants
New Zealand Herald
The aim would be to get the Egyptian coast guard to patrol the waters off Libya — the main departure point for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea in hopes of reaching Italy — and to return any people rescued to Africa. In response to criticism ...

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Female swimmer found after search in Wellington Harbour this evening - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 22:08

New Zealand Herald

Female swimmer found after search in Wellington Harbour this evening
New Zealand Herald
A member of public rang the police and said the woman was fully clothed and swimming towards Carter Fountain, launching a search and rescue operation. The Westpac helicopter, coastguard, police units and maritime police all assisted in the search and ...
Missing swimmer found near Wellington's Oriental ParadeStuff.co.nz
Search for missing swimmer off Wellington's Oriental ParadeIndependent Community Newspaper

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Missing swimmer found near Wellington's Oriental Parade - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 22:05

Stuff.co.nz

Missing swimmer found near Wellington's Oriental Parade
Stuff.co.nz
A search has found a swimmer who was missing for more than an hour in Wellington Harbour. Do you know more? Email newstips@stuff.co.nz. Maritime police, police units, the coastguard and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter were looking for the fully-clothed ...
Female swimmer found after search in Wellington Harbour this eveningNew Zealand Herald

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Search for missing swimmer off Wellington's Oriental Parade - The Dominion Post

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 21:50

The Dominion Post

Search for missing swimmer off Wellington's Oriental Parade
The Dominion Post
A search is underway for a swimmer believed to be missing in Wellington Harbour. Do you know more? Email newstips@stuff.co.nz. Maritime police, police units, the coastguard and the Westpac helicopter were looking for a swimmer believed missing ...

Search for missing swimmer off Wellington's Oriental Parade - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 21:50

Stuff.co.nz

Search for missing swimmer off Wellington's Oriental Parade
Stuff.co.nz
A search is underway for a swimmer believed to be missing in Wellington Harbour. Do you know more? Email newstips@stuff.co.nz. Maritime police, police units, the coastguard and the Westpac helicopter were looking for a swimmer believed missing ...
Female swimmer found after search in Wellington Harbour this eveningNew Zealand Herald

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NZDF takes on Coastguard in Coastal Classic race - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:30

New Zealand Herald

NZDF takes on Coastguard in Coastal Classic race
New Zealand Herald
The New Zealand Defence Force will go head to head — or should that be headsail to headsail — with Coastguard in this Friday's Coastal Classic. The 119 nautical mile Auckland-Russell yacht race is expected to draw about 170 vessels this year and ...

Coastguard calls for support - The Wanaka Sun (press release)

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 07:53

The Wanaka Sun (press release)

Coastguard calls for support
The Wanaka Sun (press release)
Coastguard Wanaka Lakes is shelving its donation boxes for a new community appeal. The annual appeal initiative aims to raise awareness and funds for all of Coastguard New Zealand under the premise that “they don't just save lives, they save families”.

Maritime NZ urges skippers to get their lifejackets checked before summer - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 07:13

New Zealand Herald

Maritime NZ urges skippers to get their lifejackets checked before summer
New Zealand Herald
Maritime NZ is urging skippers of all recreational boats, no matter how big or small, to "check your lifejackets". The skipper must have lifejackets of the right size for everyone on board and must ensure everyone is wearing a lifejacket at times of ...

Whanganui's Mike Carson named New Zealand Coastguard volunteer of the year - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 05:00

New Zealand Herald

Whanganui's Mike Carson named New Zealand Coastguard volunteer of the year
New Zealand Herald
Volunteers from around the country were honoured for their dedication to saving lives at the Coastguard New Zealand Awards of Excellence on Saturday and Carson said getting the gong came as a surprise. The Wanganui Coastguard also won the regional ...

Whanganui's Mike Carson named New Zealand Coastguard volunteer of the year - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 05:00

New Zealand Herald

Whanganui's Mike Carson named New Zealand Coastguard volunteer of the year
New Zealand Herald
Volunteers from around the country were honoured for their dedication to saving lives at the Coastguard New Zealand Awards of Excellence on Saturday and Carson said getting the gong came as a surprise. The Wanganui Coastguard also won the regional ...

Canadian crewmember killed in ship accident at seaway dock - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 09:58

CBC.ca

Canadian crewmember killed in ship accident at seaway dock
New Zealand Herald
MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian man working on a freighter has died after he fell off a dock on the St. Lawrence Seaway in northern New York. WWNY-TV in Watertown reports 57-year-old Alfred Eshun of Quebec lost his balance and ...
Quebec Man Dies After Falling Off Seaway DockWWNY TV 7

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Maketu Coastguard wins national recognition - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 18:16

New Zealand Herald

Maketu Coastguard wins national recognition
New Zealand Herald
Maketu Volunteer Coastguard has won national recognition for its services to the community. The Maketu unit was named National Unit of the Year and Community Relations Activity of the Year at the Coastguard Awards of Excellence 2018 in Wellington on ...

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 17:31

CNN International

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive
New Zealand Herald
FEMA did announce Monday that search and rescue teams along with the Coast Guard and National Guard had rescued or assisted more than 4,000 people in storm-impacted areas and that they had checked on thousands of homes and buildings.
Full extent of Hurricane Michael's devastation becoming apparentTVNZ

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Help Coastguard save 19 lives today - Times Online - Auckland

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 16:18

Times Online - Auckland

Help Coastguard save 19 lives today
Times Online - Auckland
Patrick Holmes, CEO of Coastguard NZ, says: “Coastguard 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, ...

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Help Coastguard save 19 lives today - Times Online - Auckland

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 16:18

Times Online - Auckland

Help Coastguard save 19 lives today
Times Online - Auckland
Patrick Holmes, CEO of Coastguard NZ, says: “Coastguard 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, ...

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Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 14:48

Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath
New Zealand Herald
George Ruiz, a former Coast Guard rescue boat driver from Alabama who runs Geaux Rescue, a nonprofit search-and-rescue operation, said rescue efforts were hamstrung because authorities aren't allowing volunteer groups into hard-hit Mexico Beach and ...

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Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 13:51

Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation
New Zealand Herald
... upgraded to ensure they remain upright and floating in bad weather. Ripley Entertainment has said that the boat's sinking was "an unforeseeable and unintentional occurrence" and the amphibious vehicle tours complied with U.S. Coast Guard regulations.

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Coastguard swamped with demand - Scoop.co.nz

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 13:03

Coastguard swamped with demand
Scoop.co.nz
Patrick Holmes, CEO of Coastguard NZ, says: “Coastguard 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, ...

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