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Three rescued from water at Port Waikato - NZCity

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 15:43

Three rescued from water at Port Waikato
NZCity
It's understood the trio got into difficulty about 10.30am on Saturday when their vessel hit a wave and capsized, leaving them in the water with only one life jacket between the three of them, Coastguard New Zealand says. They had not logged a report ...

Three rescued from water at Port Waikato - NZCity

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 15:39

Three rescued from water at Port Waikato
NZCity
It's understood the trio got into difficulty about 10.30am on Saturday when their vessel hit a wave and capsized, leaving them in the water with only one life jacket between the three of them, Coastguard New Zealand says. They had not logged a report ...

Three people in water for almost two hours after boat capsizes at Port Waikato - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 15:27

Newshub

Three people in water for almost two hours after boat capsizes at Port Waikato
New Zealand Herald
The trio were transferred to NZ Steel Waiuku Rescue for treatment before being taken to a awaiting ambulance. Waiuku Coastguard and surf lifeguards from Karioitahi and Sunset Beach clubs helped rescue the people from the water, along with the Police ...
Three people rescued after blue chilly bin spotted in water at Port WaikatoStuff.co.nz
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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Trio rescued following capsize on Port Waikato Bar - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 14:58

Trio rescued following capsize on Port Waikato Bar
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
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 ...

Women lost at sea for over five months credit dogs for keeping spirits up - TVNZ

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 06:56

Washington Post

Women lost at sea for over five months credit dogs for keeping spirits up
TVNZ
The USS Ashland rescued the women after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted their crippled vessel Tuesday (local time) and alerted the US Coast Guard, the Navy said in a statement released Thursday (local time). The women, identified by the Navy as ...
The incredible story of the two women and their dogs lost at sea for five monthsNew Zealand Herald
'Pure relief' for two women rescued by US Navy after months lost at seaStuff.co.nz
USS Ashland Rescues Two Sailors and Their Dogs Adrift At SeaYouTube
Navy.mil
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Farm for sale steeped in maritime history - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 05:00

Farm for sale steeped in maritime history
New Zealand Herald
For the British, it was the costliest day of the New Zealand Wars. A memorial plaque commemorating the loss of lives on the Orpheus is located on the boundary-line fence of Lighthouse Farms. The Manukau Heads lighthouse and coastguard signal station ...

From bad to worse: Incredible tale of how two women survived being lost at sea - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 21:25

Washington Post

From bad to worse: Incredible tale of how two women survived being lost at sea
New Zealand Herald
The USS Ashland rescued the women after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted their crippled vessel Tuesday and alerted the US Coast Guard, the Navy said in a statement released Thursday (US time). The women, identified by the Navy as Jennifer Appel ...
'Pure relief' for two women rescued by US Navy after months lost at seaStuff.co.nz
The moment two women and their dogs wearing life jackets rescued near Japan after five months lost at seaTVNZ
USS Ashland Rescues Two Sailors and Their Dogs Stranded At SeaYouTube
Navy.mil
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New figures show NZ couples are increasingly choosing to not have kids - TVNZ

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 13:34

New figures show NZ couples are increasingly choosing to not have kids
TVNZ
Couples without kids account for more than half the projected growth of all families, likely increasing from 513,000 in 2013 to 757,000 in 2038, according to numbers released by Statistics NZ on Friday. In 2013, 41 out of 100 families were couple ...

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The moment two women and their dogs wearing life jackets rescued after five months lost at sea - TVNZ

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 12:11

The moment two women and their dogs wearing life jackets rescued after five months lost at sea
TVNZ
The US Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan and alerted the US Coast Guard. They had been at sea since late May. The USS Ashland arrived early the next day, the Navy ...

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Rising living costs hurt the poor more than the rich, Stats NZ reveal - TVNZ

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 12:11

Rising living costs hurt the poor more than the rich, Stats NZ reveal
TVNZ
In the year to September, the living costs for low-income homes grew by 2.6 per cent, compared to 1.1 per cent for high-spending households, according to Stats NZ data released on Friday. Consumer prices manager Matthew Haigh said the contrast ...

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Rural property: 'Interesting spring' predicted - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 18:02

Rural property: 'Interesting spring' predicted
New Zealand Herald
Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) data shows the median price for the 16 finishing farms was $28,629/ha, well up on the $17,596/ha sales median for finishing farms in the region at this time last year, but still a little behind the $30,828 ...

Coastguard open day to celebrate Howick's community spirit - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:27

Stuff.co.nz

Coastguard open day to celebrate Howick's community spirit
Stuff.co.nz
Howick Volunteer Coastguard is holding a public open day at Howick Beach Reserve on Saturday, November 18. From 10am to 2pm the car park at its base will be a hive of activity, with food trucks, flare demonstrations, children's activities, music ...

Farm for sale tells tale of 1863 ocean graveyard of 189 seamen - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 10:24

Stuff.co.nz

Farm for sale tells tale of 1863 ocean graveyard of 189 seamen
Stuff.co.nz
For the British, it was the costliest day of the New Zealand Wars. A memorial plaque commemorating the loss of lives on the Orpheus is located on the boundary-line fence of Lighthouse Farms. The Manukau Heads lighthouse and coastguard signal station ...

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Coastguard Waiuku recognised in Rescue of the Year - The Post Newspaper (press release)

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 15:47

The Post Newspaper (press release)

Coastguard Waiuku recognised in Rescue of the Year
The Post Newspaper (press release)
Waiuku Coastguard was one of the groups who played a significant part in Rescue of the Year, which was a joint award for Coastguards from Papakura, Waiuku, Titirangi and Coastguard Auckland Air Patrol. The Awards are the pinnacle of a busy year of ...

Manukau Heads farm overlooking historic ocean graveyard on the market - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 15:40

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Manukau Heads farm overlooking historic ocean graveyard on the market
Auckland stuff.co.nz
An historic dairy farm overlooking the ocean graveyard of New Zealand's worst maritime disaster has been placed on the market for sale. Lighthouse Farms on the northern tip of the southern entrance to Auckland's Manukau Harbour overlooks the harbour ...

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Man, child pulled from sea after boat sinks near Nelson - The Nelson Mail

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 13:37

The Nelson Mail

Man, child pulled from sea after boat sinks near Nelson
The Nelson Mail
The man also had a small laceration on his nose. Nelson Coastguard was also involved in the rescue. BRADEN FASTIER/STUFF. Nelson Coastguard was also involved in the rescue. They were taken to the emergency department to be checked, Casey said.

South Canterbury well behaved over Labour Weekend - Timaru Herald

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 16:56

Timaru Herald

South Canterbury well behaved over Labour Weekend
Timaru Herald
... Weekend in Twizel, and the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association Bottom of the South Rally in Timaru. Warnings were issued ahead of Labour Weekend for people to take care on the roads and lakes by police, the NZ Transport Agency, and Coastguard ...

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Four people fall from balcony at hotel - NZCity

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 17:32

Four people fall from balcony at hotel
NZCity
A fourth was taken by the Coastguard to Picton and then transported to Wairau Hospital in an ambulance, the spokeswoman said. The four are all local men, aged between 59 and 89, Fairfax reports. They were on the deck adjoining the restaurant and the ...

Four injured after Marlborough Sounds balcony collapse - TVNZ

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 15:50

Otago Daily Times

Four injured after Marlborough Sounds balcony collapse
TVNZ
A fourth was taken by the Coastguard to Picton and then transported to Wairau Hospital in an ambulance, the spokeswoman said. The four are all local men, aged between 59 and 89, Fairfax reports. They were on the deck adjoining the restaurant and the ...
Four injured in Marlborough resort railing collapseOtago Daily Times

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