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Coastguard putting passion to good use - The Nelson Mail

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 14:27

The Nelson Mail

Coastguard putting passion to good use
The Nelson Mail
Back in 2010 I initially joined Coastguard as a volunteer, as I wanted to pass on some of the knowledge I have gained from commercial fishing with my father in Northern Ireland from a very young age, to now running my own marine engineering company and ...

Sealord's new $70m trawler arrives in Nelson - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 12:48

Stuff.co.nz

Sealord's new $70m trawler arrives in Nelson
Stuff.co.nz
Hundreds gathered along Nelson's Wakefield Quay as the much-anticipated fishing vessel, skippered by Stephan Fridell and carrying a 20-strong delivery crew, entered The Cut on Friday morning, guided by a mini-flotilla of tugs, coastguard vessels and ...

The Latest: US Navy ship seeks to disembark rescued migrants - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 06:56

CNN International

The Latest: US Navy ship seeks to disembark rescued migrants
New Zealand Herald
SOS Mediterranee, the aid group that operates the Aquarius, said Thursday the Italian coast guard boat leading the convoy decided to skirt Sardinia's east coast after high waves caused exhausted migrants aboard to be seasick. Spain offered safe harbor ...
Italy defends decision to refuse stranded migrantsNewshub

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Beachy Head cliffs tragedy: Three dead at famous UK tourist destination - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 16:52

Beachy Head cliffs tragedy: Three dead at famous UK tourist destination
New Zealand Herald
No further details have been revealed but police, the coastguard and crews from the Royal National Lifesaving Institution (RNLI) are involved in the ongoing incident, according to the Eastbourne Herald. It was understood "at least three bodies have ...

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Italy defends decision to refuse stranded migrants - Newshub

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 05:29

Newshub

Italy defends decision to refuse stranded migrants
Newshub
Some of the migrants on the overcrowded Aquarius, who are mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, were moved onto to two Italian ships from the navy and coastguard and are headed for the port of Valencia, Spain. The episode, coming a week after the ...
Migrant aid ship on way to Spain as Italy draws deeper lineNew Zealand Herald

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The Latest: Italian minister cancels trip to France - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 01:07

Independent.ie

The Latest: Italian minister cancels trip to France
New Zealand Herald
Spain offered to welcome migrants aboard the Aquarius rescue ship after Italy and Malta refused to take them in. Italy sent two ships operated by the Italian navy and coast guard to take on some of the migrant passengers and escort the ship on the voyage.
Italy defends decision to refuse stranded migrantsNewshub

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Italy diplomatic tensions flare as migrants head to Spain - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 20:26

Italy diplomatic tensions flare as migrants head to Spain
New Zealand Herald
On Wednesday, an Italian coast guard vessel docked in Catania, Sicily with more than 900 migrants aboard in a sign that Italy under the populist 5-Star Movement and anti-migrant League is still accepting some migrants, but is forcing other countries to ...

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Shared passion for making a difference - Nelson Mail

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 15:12

Nelson Mail

Shared passion for making a difference
Nelson Mail
As part of the Nelson Coastguard's campaign for a replacement vessel we're running a series of profiles on the service's dedicated volunteers. Wayne Harrison is the current president of Coastguard Nelson. How long have you been involved with Coastguard ...

Protesters heckle, disrupt Duterte's Independence Day speech - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 01:41

Protesters heckle, disrupt Duterte's Independence Day speech
New Zealand Herald
They cited reports that Chinese coast guard officials have repeatedly boarded Philippine fishing boats and taken their fish catch in recent months at disputed Scarborough Shoal, which was seized by China from the Philippines after a tense standoff in 2012.

Migrant rescue ship standoff in Mediterranean divides Europe - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 00:35

CBC.ca

Migrant rescue ship standoff in Mediterranean divides Europe
New Zealand Herald
Meanwhile, hundreds of the migrants aboard the Aquarius were being transferred late Tuesday to two ships operated by the Italian navy and coast guard, which will accompany the rescue ship to the Spanish port of Valencia some 1,500 kilometers (932 miles ...
Italy cries victory as Spain opens port to migrantsOtago Daily Times

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Coastguard volunteers like extended family - The Nelson Mail

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 14:08

The Nelson Mail

Coastguard volunteers like extended family
The Nelson Mail
As part of the Nelson Coastguard's campaign for a replacement vessel we're running a series of profiles on the service's dedicated volunteers such as Rosie Musters. Rosie fills the roles of instructor, assessor and incident manager. How long have you ...

Spain offers to take in rescue ship of migrants - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 12:17

Toronto Star

Spain offers to take in rescue ship of migrants
New Zealand Herald
Italy's previous left-centre government had already been moving to cut off the flow of migrants to its shores by drawing up rules for humanitarian rescue vessels and working to build up Libya's coast guard, which routinely intercepts migrant boats and ...
Italy cries victory as Spain opens port to migrantsOtago Daily Times

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Libya stops boats, Malta and Italy dig in over standoff - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 05:03

Libya stops boats, Malta and Italy dig in over standoff
New Zealand Herald
Libya's coastguard has intercepted 180 migrants, including women and children, in the Mediterranean Sea, a day after stopping more than 150 refugees and migrants on two other boats. Meanwhile, a standoff between Italy and Malta over a boat of refugees ...

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Italy's new leaders get tough on migrants; Spain steps up - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 02:31

Business Recorder

Italy's new leaders get tough on migrants; Spain steps up
New Zealand Herald
Even as he drew his line, an Italian coast guard vessel with 936 migrants and two migrants' bodies on board was headed toward Catania, Sicily, where it was expected to dock on Tuesday evening, Italian news agency ANSA said. The passengers were ...
Spain rescues 629 migrants that Italy turned awayNewshub

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The Latest: Food runs out soon on migrant boat carrying 629 - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 00:09

The Latest: Food runs out soon on migrant boat carrying 629
New Zealand Herald
The ship also took aboard 400 others who rescued elsewhere by the Italian navy and coast guard or by cargo ships. Italy's new interior minister, whose League party is virulently anti-migrant, won't let the ship dock in Italy. Malta has refused to let ...

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Philippines says Chinese seizures of fish catch unacceptable - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 23:47

Philippines says Chinese seizures of fish catch unacceptable
New Zealand Herald
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said he and Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano raised the incidents with the Chinese ambassador in Manila, who assured them that Chinese coast guard personnel would be punished if an investigation finds the ...

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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 16:56

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
New Zealand Herald
The officials said the Philippines expressed concern to China in a February meeting in Manila after receiving a report of Chinese coast guard personnel boarding a Filipino fishing boat at Scarborough Shoal and taking some of its catch. They said ...

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Rescue ship with 629 migrants left in limbo - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 13:51

Daily Times

Rescue ship with 629 migrants left in limbo
New Zealand Herald
Aid group SOS Mediterraneee said the passengers on its ship, the Aquarius, included 400 people who were picked up by the Italian Navy, that country's coast guard and private cargo ships and transferred. The rescue ship's crew itself pulled 229 migrants ...
Spain rescues 629 migrants that Italy turned awayNewshub

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Migrants are saved, but stranded at sea by Italian politics - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 09:56

Migrants are saved, but stranded at sea by Italian politics
New Zealand Herald
Aid group SOS Mediterraneee said the passengers on its ship, the Aquarius, included 400 people who were picked up by the Italian navy, that country's coast guard and private cargo ships and transferred. The rescue ship's crew itself pulled 229 migrants ...

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A crew with a common goal - saving lives - Taranaki Daily News

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 09:03

Taranaki Daily News

A crew with a common goal - saving lives
Taranaki Daily News
What I enjoy the most about volunteering for Coastguard Nelson is working with some awesome, like-minded people, who all have the same common goal of Saving Lives at Sea. The big bonus about being a volunteer with Coastguard Nelson is that we are ...



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