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All hands on deck: Coastguard volunteers rescue 272 up north over Anniversary Weekend - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 15:54

All hands on deck: Coastguard volunteers rescue 272 up north over Anniversary Weekend
New Zealand Herald
Coastguard volunteers rescued 272 people up north over Auckland Anniversary Weekend as scorching weather brought boaties out in droves. One Coastguard rescue vessel stayed on the water for about 75 hours, leaving Mechanics Bay on Friday at 7.30pm and ...

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Auckland Anniversary Weekend busier than whole of July - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 14:59

Auckland Anniversary Weekend busier than whole of July
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
One Coastguard rescue vessel – the Hauraki Gulf-based ASB Rescue – departed Mechanics Bay on Friday at 1930 hours and stayed on the water, with its all-volunteer crew, until late Monday evening (2230 hours). Over this time the volunteers aboard tended ...

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Hawke's Bay Police recognise the work of volunteers - Voxy

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 14:54

Hawke's Bay Police recognise the work of volunteers
Voxy
Hawke's Bay Police Search and Rescue Coordinators would like to extend their gratitude and thanks to the many volunteers involved in search and rescue in Hawke's Bay recently. With special thanks to the Surf Hawke's Bay Call Out Squad and Waimarama ...

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Hawke's Bay Police recognise the work of volunteers - New Zealand Police (press release)

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 14:33

Hawke's Bay Police recognise the work of volunteers
New Zealand Police (press release)
Hawke's Bay Police Search and Rescue Coordinators would like to extend their gratitude and thanks to the many volunteers involved in search and rescue in Hawke's Bay recently. With special thanks to the Surf Hawke's Bay Call Out Squad and Waimarama ...

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Whisky sales mimic Burt Munro's speed record - The Press

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 13:00

The Press

Whisky sales mimic Burt Munro's speed record
The Press
A batch of whisky named after the legendary Burt Munro and created to honour the 50th anniversary of Munro's land speed record on an Indian motorcycle has flown out the door of an Oamaru distillery. As Burt's record was 184.71 mph on a 953cc motorcycle ...

Boat starts sinking off Auckland coast with eight on board - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 06:17

Newstalk ZB

Boat starts sinking off Auckland coast with eight on board
New Zealand Herald
Eight people including two children had to be rescued by the Coastguard after their launch started sinking yesterday evening. The skipper called the Northern Coastguard operations centre about 5.40pm saying his vessel was taking on water and sinking in ...
Sinking boaties praised for quick thinkingNewstalk ZB

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Malaysia, Japan coast guards launch anti-piracy exercise - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 01:11

Malaysia, Japan coast guards launch anti-piracy exercise
New Zealand Herald
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's maritime agency and Japan's coast guard have launched a weeklong joint exercise focusing on combating piracy at sea as well as search and rescue operations. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency says the ...

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Australian and US aircraft join search for Kiribati ferry - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 17:19

CNN

Australian and US aircraft join search for Kiribati ferry
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Rescue Coordination Centre NZ and the Royal New Zealand Air Force continue to assist the Rescue Coordination …Aircraft from Australia and the US Coast Guard will join the search for the missing Kiribati ferry MV Butiraoi that had an estimated 50 ...
New Zealand, Australian, US aircraft search for missing Kiribati ferryXinhua
Australia, US join air search for ferry disaster survivorsThe Australian
Australia, US join Pacific search for sunken ferry survivorsMalay Mail
The Guardian
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Australian and US aircraft join search for Kiribati ferry - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 16:30

CNN

Australian and US aircraft join search for Kiribati ferry
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Aircraft from Australia and the US Coast Guard will join the search for the missing Kiribati ferry MV Butiraoi that had an estimated 50 people on-board. Rescue Coordination Centre NZ and the Royal New Zealand Air Force continue to assist the Rescue ...
New Zealand, Australian, US aircraft search for missing Kiribati ferryXinhua
Kiribati | World | The GuardianThe Guardian

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Japan foreign minister hopes for improved ties with China - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 17:18

Japan foreign minister hopes for improved ties with China
New Zealand Herald
Also this month, three Chinese coast guard vessels passed through what Japan considers its territorial waters surrounding the East China Sea islands in the third such intrusion this month. Both incidents have been viewed as attempts by China to probe ...

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Child rescued by Italian coast guard after 800 migrants attempt to cross Mediterranean Sea - TVNZ

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 13:06

Child rescued by Italian coast guard after 800 migrants attempt to cross Mediterranean Sea
TVNZ
... Taumarunui; Taupo; Tauranga; Te Kuiti; Thames; Tokoroa; Whanganui; Wellington; Whakatane; Whangarei. South Island. Alexandra; Ashburton; Blenheim; Christchurch; Dunedin; Gore; Greymouth; Hokitika; Invercargill; Kaikoura; Motueka; Nelson; Oamaru ...

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Coastguard to boaties: wear your life jackets and take PLENTY of water and sunscreen - Newstalk ZB

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 09:50

Newstalk ZB

Coastguard to boaties: wear your life jackets and take PLENTY of water and sunscreen
Newstalk ZB
Hot weather over the three-day weekend means tens of thousands of boaties are expected out on the water. (Photo: NZ Herald). AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Print PrintShare to Email EmailShare to ...

Italy: 800 migrants rescued, 2 bodies found in Mediterranean - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 07:30

Italy: 800 migrants rescued, 2 bodies found in Mediterranean
New Zealand Herald
ROME (AP) — The Italian coast guard says it has helped coordinate the rescue of some 800 migrants on the Mediterranean Sea. The coast guard said they were spotted in five boats, including two rubber dinghies, on Saturday. It said seven children who ...

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Busy Auckland Anniversary expected - Newshub

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 14:20

Newshub

Busy Auckland Anniversary expected
Newshub
Coastguard and Surf Life Saving volunteers in the northern region are braced for a busy time with good weather forecast for Auckland Anniversary weekend. Tens of thousands of boaties are expected to head out on the water and some will be on boats that ...

Busy Auckland Anniversary expected - NZCity

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 07:23

Busy Auckland Anniversary expected
NZCity
Coastguard and Surf Life Saving volunteers in the northern region are braced for a busy time with good weather forecast for Auckland Anniversary weekend. Tens of thousands of boaties are expected to head out on the water and some will be on boats that ...

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Busy Auckland Anniversary expected - 27-Jan-2018 - NZ Living ... - NZCity

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 07:18

Busy Auckland Anniversary expected - 27-Jan-2018 - NZ Living ...
NZCity
People are expected to be out and about on beaches and waterways during the three-day Auckland Anniversary weekend.

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Busy Auckland Anniversary expected - NZCity

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 07:18

Busy Auckland Anniversary expected
NZCity
Coastguard and Surf Life Saving volunteers in the northern region are braced for a busy time with good weather forecast for Auckland Anniversary weekend. Tens of thousands of boaties are expected to head out on the water and some will be on boats that ...

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Three men rescued after being trapped in flipped boat in Bay of Plenty - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 23:28

TVNZ

Three men rescued after being trapped in flipped boat in Bay of Plenty
New Zealand Herald
Three men are "very, very lucky" to have escaped after they became trapped in the cabin of their overturned boat in the Bay of Plenty. Maketu Coastguard responded to reports of a 5.5-metre boat flipping at the entrance to the Kaituna River, between ...
Three injured after boat flips at notorious bar near Tauranga | 1 ...TVNZ

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Busy weekend predicted for Coastguard volunteers - Voxy

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 14:03

Busy weekend predicted for Coastguard volunteers
Voxy
Coastguard volunteers in the northern region are preparing for an increase in calls for help over Auckland Anniversary weekend. A combination of a three day weekend and favourable forecasts will see tens of thousands of boaties out on the water. "The ...

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Busy weekend predicted for Coastguard volunteers - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 13:57

Busy weekend predicted for Coastguard volunteers
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
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