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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 ...

A crew with a common goal - saving lives - The Nelson Mail

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 09:03

The Nelson Mail

A crew with a common goal - saving lives
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. James Perham is the youngest member of the crew. How long have you been involved with Coastguard and what ...

Libyan coast guard intercepts 150 migrants in Mediterranean - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 10/06/2018 - 21:26

Libyan coast guard intercepts 150 migrants in Mediterranean
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard has intercepted more than 150 migrants, including women and children, in the Mediterranean Sea. It says two boats were stopped Saturday off the coast of the western Zuwara district and the capital, Tripoli. It says the ...

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Philippines protests China seizure of Filipinos' fish catch - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 00:13

Philippines protests China seizure of Filipinos' fish catch
New Zealand Herald
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's coast guard has continued to seize the catches of Filipino fishermen at a disputed shoal in the South China Sea despite a protest by the Philippines following an earlier incident, two officials said Friday. The ...

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UN adds 6 traffickers and smugglers to Libya sanctions list - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:01

UN adds 6 traffickers and smugglers to Libya sanctions list
New Zealand Herald
Abd Al Rahman Al-Milad, described by the sanctions committee as head of the regional Coast Guard unit in Zawiya "that is consistently linked with violence against migrants and other human smugglers." It said U.N. experts monitoring sanctions claim Al ...

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Go plastic free in July for planet - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:03

Go plastic free in July for planet
New Zealand Herald
... essay competitions, plastic packaging unwrap, planting days on the dunes, plus a beach and river cleanup. The Coast Guard will lead the way, offering two trips on their rescue vessel for lucky participants in the activities. The more activities you ...

Coast Guard rescues man in rowboat trying to cross Atlantic - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 23:05

Coast Guard rescues man in rowboat trying to cross Atlantic
New Zealand Herald
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Coast Guard rescued a man who was caught in a storm trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat. Fifty-two-year-old Duncan Hutchinson was attempting to row from New York to Scotland on Sunday night when he faced 21 ...

Coast Guard ends search for 2 still missing from plane crash - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 02:43

Coast Guard ends search for 2 still missing from plane crash
New Zealand Herald
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has completed its search of the waters off East Hampton, New York, where a private plane went down with four people aboard. The Coast Guard says local authorities will continue the search. The Piper ...

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