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Coastguard rescues man stuck in mud at Raglan - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 14:17

Stuff.co.nz

Coastguard rescues man stuck in mud at Raglan
Stuff.co.nz
The coastguard was called in to rescue a man stuck in mud 80 metres offshore in Raglan Harbour. He was rescued by a jetski at The Finger east of The Narrows at 12.50pm on Wednesday, a spokesman from Coastguard Northern Region said. The Narrows is ...

Community Heroes Recognised at National Coastguard Awards - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:32

Community Heroes Recognised at National Coastguard Awards
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Coastguard volunteers from around the country were honoured for their dedication to saving lives at the Coastguard New Zealand Awards of Excellence on Saturday. The annual ceremony recognises Coastguard volunteers and units across seven award ...

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Site of Mount Maunganui cultural centre challenged - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 08:50

New Zealand Herald

Site of Mount Maunganui cultural centre challenged
New Zealand Herald
The proposal to build a cultural centre at the foot of Mauao has been challenged by former Tauranga city councillor Bob Tulloch. Mr Tullock said if the story needed to be told, why not reach the biggest audience and incorporate the cultural centre into ...

Sailors who braved months lost at sea finally reached land; but parts of their story face doubt - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 07:47

New Zealand Herald

Sailors who braved months lost at sea finally reached land; but parts of their story face doubt
New Zealand Herald
On Monday, a spokesman from the US Coast Guard told the AP that the two women had an emergency beacon on board their sailboat that was never activated. The women initially said they were equipped with other communications devices but did not ...
Doubt arises over US women's incredible tale of survival, lost at sea for nearly six monthsTVNZ
Women stranded for months at sea thought they'd be 'dead within 24 hours'ABC News
When to Use "Mayday", "Pan-Pan" or "Sécurité"Boating Magazine
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Doubts over US women's harrowing sea ordeal and tale of survival - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 07:21

Stuff.co.nz

Doubts over US women's harrowing sea ordeal and tale of survival
Stuff.co.nz
Two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea on a sailboat for months never activated their emergency beacon, the US Coast Guard says, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies that cast doubt on their harrowing tale of survival. The women ...
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US sailors' rescue: Doubts emerge over survival story - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 07:10

Radio New Zealand

US sailors' rescue: Doubts emerge over survival story
Radio New Zealand
Doubts have emerged about the survival story told by two US women who said their lives had been saved when they were rescued by the navy after spending five months adrift in the Pacific. The US Coast Guard said that neither Jennifer Appel nor Tasha ...
Women rescued by Navy defend their account of ordeal at seaStuff.co.nz
Sailors lost at sea for five months did not activate emergency beaconNew Zealand Herald
Doubt arises over US women's incredible tale of survival, lost at sea for nearly six monthsTVNZ
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US sailors' rescue: Doubts emerge over survival story - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 07:09

Radio New Zealand

US sailors' rescue: Doubts emerge over survival story
Radio New Zealand
Doubts have emerged about the survival story told by two US women who said their lives had been saved when they were rescued by the navy after spending five months adrift in the Pacific. The US Coast Guard said that neither Jennifer Appel nor Tasha ...
Sailors who braved months lost at sea finally reached land; but parts of their story face doubtNew Zealand Herald

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Doubts over women's harrowing sea ordeal - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 06:49

Stuff.co.nz

Doubts over women's harrowing sea ordeal
Stuff.co.nz
Two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea on a sailboat for months never activated their emergency beacon, the US Coast Guard says, adding to a growing list of inconsistencies that cast doubt on their harrowing tale of survival. The women ...

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Henry Samson named Coastguard National Support Volunteer of the Year - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 06:00

New Zealand Herald

Henry Samson named Coastguard National Support Volunteer of the Year
New Zealand Herald
Maketu Coastguard president Shane Beech said Mr Samson had worked his way through the New Zealand Coastguard training modules during his 10-year volunteer role at Maketu, and was now a qualified skipper. He said Mr Samson had also taken on ...

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Sailors lost at sea for five months did not activate emergency beacon - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 14:49

New Zealand Herald

Sailors lost at sea for five months did not activate emergency beacon
New Zealand Herald
The U.S. Coast Guard says the two Hawaii women who were lost at sea for five months had an emergency beacon known as an EPIRB aboard their sailboat that was never activated. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Scott Carr told The Associated Press on ...

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New $420000 boat on the way for Thames Coastguard - Waikato Times

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 13:10

Waikato Times

New $420000 boat on the way for Thames Coastguard
Waikato Times
Work will begin on building a new $420,000 Thames Coastguard boat after two years of fundraising. Thames Coastguard will upgrade to a Naiad 7.3m boat, replacing the current 6.8m Naiad vessel the service has used for more than 16 years. Plans for the ...

Sailboat survivors recount doomed Pacific voyage - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 20:07

CNN

Sailboat survivors recount doomed Pacific voyage
New Zealand Herald
Appel's mother said she contacted the Coast Guard when she hadn't heard from her a week and a half into the voyage, and records show the Coast Guard put out a message on June 7 noting the vessel was missing. As months passed and Appel's mother ...
Women lost at sea for over five months credit dogs for keeping spirits upTVNZ
'Pure relief' for two women rescued by US Navy after months lost at seaStuff.co.nz
Squalls, sharks and despair: How two women survived months at sea on a broken boatIndependent Community Newspaper
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Emergency plan, food, gear vital for long-distance sailing - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 20:07

Emergency plan, food, gear vital for long-distance sailing
New Zealand Herald
The U.S. Coast Guard requires certain gear, like life jackets, a horn, a bell and flares, Neal said. He additionally has GPS units, satellite phones and emergency radio beacons, which he said cost $250 and allow for the nearest marine rescue ...

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Fisherman found safe and well after being reported missing from Auckland bay - TVNZ

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 17:19

Fisherman found safe and well after being reported missing from Auckland bay
TVNZ
Fisherman found safe and well after being reported missing from Auckland bay. 10:35pm. share. Source: 1 NEWS. The Coastguard have located a fisherman after receiving a report that they were overdue. The boat of a fisherman who failed to return from ...

Coastguard send out plane to locate missing fisherman who launched from Auckland bay - TVNZ

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 17:19

Coastguard send out plane to locate missing fisherman who launched from Auckland bay
TVNZ
Police are in attendance at Half Moon Bay where the fisherman reportedly launched from at 4:00am this morning. It's likely that the man is alone. His car and trailer are still at the ramp at Half Moon Bay, someone wrote on the NZ Fishing Community ...

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Trio rescued following capsize on Port Waikato Bar | The Post - The Post Newspaper (press release)

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 16:47

The Post Newspaper (press release)

Trio rescued following capsize on Port Waikato Bar | The Post
The Post Newspaper (press release)
At 1157 hours on Saturday 28 October 2017, Coastguard Radio was notified by a member of the public who had just crossed the Waikato Bar that they'd come ...

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Port Waikato rescuers speak of bar crossing perils - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 21:04

Stuff.co.nz

Port Waikato rescuers speak of bar crossing perils
Stuff.co.nz
Udy was the skipper on-board the Waiuku coastguard NZ Steel Rescue vessel that assisted in the rescue of three men who went overboard when their 5.5-metre aluminium runabout overturned near the bar at the entrance to Port Waikato township on ...

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The incredible story of the two women and their dogs lost at sea for five months - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 18:33

New Zealand Herald

The incredible story of the two women and their dogs lost at sea for five months
New Zealand Herald
A Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted the boat 900 miles southeast of Japan and alerted the US coast guard. They were rescued a day later, by USS Ashland. Appel's mother told The Associated Press Thursday that she never gave up hope that her resourceful ...
Squalls, sharks and despair: How two women survived months at sea on a broken boatStuff.co.nz
Women lost at sea for over five months credit dogs for keeping spirits upTVNZ
USS Ashland Rescues Two Sailors and Their Dogs Adrift At SeaYouTube
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Trio rescued following capsize on Port Waikato Bar - Voxy

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 17:40

Trio rescued following capsize on Port Waikato Bar
Voxy
To find one near you or become a Coastguard Member visit www.coastguard.org.nz or call 0800 BOATIE. This is one of six incidents responded to by volunteers around the Northern Region so far today. A diver is now in hospital after he surfaced from a ...

Three people rescued after blue chilly bin spotted in water at Port Waikato - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 15:45

Stuff.co.nz

Three people rescued after blue chilly bin spotted in water at Port Waikato
Stuff.co.nz
They were then loaded on to the Waiuku Coastguard's NZ Steel Rescue boat and were brought back to shore to a waiting ambulance, Winyard said. Winyard said the trio were hypothermic as a result of spending almost two hours in the water. One had also ...
Three people in water for almost two hours after boat capsizes at Port WaikatoNew Zealand Herald
Trio rescued following capsize on Port Waikato BarScoop.co.nz (press release)
Three men rescued after boat capsize in Port WaikatoNewshub

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