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Bream Bay news: Waipu lifeguards smash challenging obstacle course and raise funds to help keep beachgoers safe - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 15:01

Bream Bay news: Waipu lifeguards smash challenging obstacle course and raise funds to help keep beachgoers safe
New Zealand Herald
Obstacle disaster zones were designed by disaster relief and emergency services including Civil Defence, Land Search & Rescue Auckland, St Johns, Surf Life Saving Northern Region, Coastguard Northern Region, Northwest Fire & Emergency and NZ Red ...

KaiMatariki Trust takes top Far North community award - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 09:54

KaiMatariki Trust takes top Far North community award
New Zealand Herald
A Far North group whose promotion of traditional Māori games has achieved global recognition was the big winner at this year's Trustpower Far North community awards, presented in Waitangi on Tuesday night. Trustpower's Abbie Siely said the KaiMatariki ...

Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 17:43

Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics
New Zealand Herald
In June, Trump said on a conference call that the Coast Guard had saved thousands of people while Houston was under water, including what he suggested were hurricane gawkers. "People went out in their boats to watch the hurricane. That didn't work out ...

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Students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships to study at Cambridge - Voxy

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 16:18

Students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships to study at Cambridge
Voxy
While still a student, Gabrielle has spent much of her spare time to using her skills to help others, including working with teens and young adults with special needs through Recreate NZ, through the Coastguard and as a first responder with the St John ...

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Twentieth edition of NZ's biggest on-water boat show kicks off next week - Voxy

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 22:57

Twentieth edition of NZ's biggest on-water boat show kicks off next week
Voxy
Early bird tickets are available now from iTICKET and, when purchasers fill out an online survey, they'll go in the draw to win from a pool of 21 prizes including one of the best anchors in the world, Boating NZ subscriptions, a Coastguard membership ...

AP PHOTOS: Morocco cracks down on migrants heading to Spain - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 20:08

AP PHOTOS: Morocco cracks down on migrants heading to Spain
New Zealand Herald
A prime route from Libya to Italy is being choked, notably by the Libyan coast guard intercepting smugglers' boats. Rights activists in this North African kingdom say the crackdown on migrants is the biggest since 2015. Many of those arriving in ...

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Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 17:36

CBS News

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city
New Zealand Herald
"Thank you," a shirtless Willie Schubert mouthed to members of a Coast Guard helicopter crew who picked up him and his dog Lucky from atop a house encircled by water in Pollocksville on Monday. It wasn't clear how long he had been stranded.
Hundreds affected by Florence line up for free supplies in isolated North Carolina cityStuff.co.nz
Flooding fears as rivers rise in wake of Florence, death toll rises to 17TVNZ

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Purse seine fishing in American Samoa 'coming to an end' - Radio New Zealand

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 12:28

Radio New Zealand

Purse seine fishing in American Samoa 'coming to an end'
Radio New Zealand
Mr Barron said operators risked Coast Guard fines ranging from $US1.5million to $US2.5 million and no boat owner could afford that. The meeting was also told that the company, Bumblebee, is offering $US165 more per ton to off-load catches in Fiji. Mr ...

Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 09:42

Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington
New Zealand Herald
"Thank you," a frazzled, shirtless Willie Schubert mouthed to members of a Coast Guard helicopter crew who plucked him and his dog Lucky from atop a house encircled by water in Pollocksville. It was not clear how long he had been stranded. A day ...

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More wet misery, soggy messes as Florence floodwaters rise - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 05:47

More wet misery, soggy messes as Florence floodwaters rise
New Zealand Herald
Caudle and his family then waded into the brown water, past a U.S. Coast Guard trailer where three boats had launched to patrol the neighborhood and rescue people needing help. On one of those boats was Julie Lamb and her 15-month-old twins. Lamb's ...

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Federal lawyers: Gulf oil leak spills much more than thought - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 05:37

Federal lawyers: Gulf oil leak spills much more than thought
New Zealand Herald
Friday's court filing also says Taylor and the Coast Guard met in August and discussed plugging more wells as part of an effort to eliminate the persistent oil sheen seen at the site. The wellheads are more than 400 feet (120 meters) underwater and ...

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Hungary's leader: EU seeks to undermine border defense tasks - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 01:50

Hungary's leader: EU seeks to undermine border defense tasks
New Zealand Herald
With European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker proposing last week the addition of 10,000 border guards by 2020 to Frontex, the EU's border and coast guard agency, Orban said it was right for the EU to "finally turn its view toward border ...

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Migrant boat capsizes off Turkey; 2 dead - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 22:28

Migrant boat capsizes off Turkey; 2 dead
New Zealand Herald
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish coast guard says a boat carrying migrants has capsized off the coast of Bodrum in southwestern Turkey, killing at least two women. A further 16 people were rescued. The coast guard said Monday it is searching for one more ...

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The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 09:29

CNN

The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home
New Zealand Herald
The White House says Trump was also briefed Sunday on the storm's aftermath by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Coast Guard Commandant Karl Schultz and Brock Long, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 11 as North Carolina braces for widespread floodingTVNZ
Death toll rises to 14 in Florence onslaught as North Carolina faces epic floodsStuff.co.nz
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Florence death toll swells as rivers rise - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 03:03

The New Yorker

Florence death toll swells as rivers rise
New Zealand Herald
Coast Guard helicopters took off across the street to rescue stranded people from rooftops and swamped cars. The Marines rescued about 20 civilians from floodwaters near Camp Lejeune, using Humvees and amphibious assault vehicles, the base reported.
Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 11 as North Carolina braces for widespread floodingTVNZ
Death toll rises to 14 in Florence onslaught as North Carolina faces epic floodsStuff.co.nz

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Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 11 as North Carolina braces for widespread flooding - TVNZ

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 14:44

NBCNews.com

Hurricane Florence death toll rises to 11 as North Carolina braces for widespread flooding
TVNZ
The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicles today to rescue hundreds of people trapped by Florence's shoreline onslaught, even as North Carolina braced for what could be the next stage of ...
Death toll rises to seven in Florence onslaught as North Carolina faces epic floodsStuff.co.nz

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Florence pours on the rain in the Carolinas; death toll at seven - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 10:45

The New Yorker

Florence pours on the rain in the Carolinas; death toll at seven
New Zealand Herald
A day after Florence blew ashore in North Carolina with 145kmh winds, Coast Guard officials reported using helicopters to lift scores of people from rooftops and swamped cars near the shoreline, and rescue crews used inflatable boats to reach others ...
Death toll rises to seven in Florence onslaught as North Carolina faces epic floodsStuff.co.nz

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Whitianga man found - Waikato Times

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 10:30

Waikato Times

Whitianga man found
Waikato Times
A great combined effort including Tairua, Pauanui & Whangamata Land SAR, Police SAR Squad, Police Eagle Helicopter, Whitianga Coast Guard, Whitianga St Johns Ambulance, Whitianga Fire Rescue and the family & friends of the missing gentleman.

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