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Cold-call scammer claims to be fundraising for Coastguard - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 14:50

Cold-call scammer claims to be fundraising for Coastguard
New Zealand Herald
The same was true for Coastguard Northern Region and Coastguard New Zealand, she said. There was nothing distinctive about the caller's voice or accent but it appeared to be someone with local knowledge, because the scammer knew the engines on ...

Backyard banter: Initiatives to create safer, better communities - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 05:01

Stuff.co.nz

Backyard banter: Initiatives to create safer, better communities
Stuff.co.nz
New Zealand is surrounded by about 15,000 kilometres of coastline, so it's no surprise that Kiwis love being in and around the water. Thanks to the support of AMI and Neighbourly earlier this year, Maketu Coastguard is one step closer to a new boat ...

Wild weather and king tide brings flooding, road closures, powercuts - Radio New Zealand

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 09:47

Radio New Zealand

Wild weather and king tide brings flooding, road closures, powercuts
Radio New Zealand
Coastguard Auckland duty officer Carolyn Caukwell said there had been no reported incidents and very few boats were out on the water. "We hope that people are heeding the warnings. "It's not very nice out there but it's certainly not the worst weather ...

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Italy won't allow boat with 450 migrants; says 'go to Malta' - CTV News

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 09:23

CTV News

Italy won't allow boat with 450 migrants; says 'go to Malta'
CTV News
The Italian coast guard vessel Diciotti arrived in the port of Trapani, in western Sicily, on Thursday, but the migrants were kept aboard while Salvini vowed that "delinquents" among the migrants would be jailed, then expelled, leaving it unclear for ...
The Italian government has warned 450 desperate migrants on a trawler they are not allowed to enter the countryThe Sun

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The Latest: Italy, Malta at odds over boat with 450 migrants - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 08:36

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The Latest: Italy, Malta at odds over boat with 450 migrants
New Zealand Herald
Turkey's state-run news agency says that Turkish coast guard helicopters have rescued 34 migrants who were stranded on a small island in the Aegean Sea. Anadolu Agency said the group, which included at least five children, was trapped on Bogaz Island ...
Italy won't allow boat with 450 migrants; says 'go to Malta'CTV News

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Coast Guard Academy to offer new major in cyber systems - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 07:06

Coast Guard Academy to offer new major in cyber systems
New Zealand Herald
(AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is now offering an academic program in cyber systems, its first new major in a quarter century. The program beginning this fall reflects the maritime service's evolution toward conducting operations in cyberspace as ...

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Rescued migrants questioned in Sicily about alleged threats - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 23:42

Rescued migrants questioned in Sicily about alleged threats
New Zealand Herald
The Italian coast guard vessel Diciotti had arrived in the port of Trapani, in western Sicily, on Thursday, but the migrants were kept aboard for several hours. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had vowed that "delinquents" among the migrants would be ...

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BayTrust behind Coastguard's safer boating app - newsie.co.nz

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 14:00

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BayTrust behind Coastguard's safer boating app
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Coastguard loved the idea, they say, so the Bay of Plenty community funding organisation put up $100,000 and co-ordinated another $146,000 from other funding bodies around New Zealand to turn the app into reality. “We strongly believe in this ...
SunLive - BayTrust behind Coastguard's safer boating app - The ...SunLive

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SunLive - BayTrust behind Coastguard's safer boating app - The ... - SunLive

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 09:48

SunLive

SunLive - BayTrust behind Coastguard's safer boating app - The ...
SunLive
Ingenuity and funding from Tauranga's BayTrust is behind a new smartphone app which Coastguard says will save Kiwi boaties' lives. The app is described as a ...

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Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 06:45

Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark
New Zealand Herald
ROME (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them had violently threatened their rescuers to prevent being returned to ...

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The Latest: Italy to probe alleged threats by migrants - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 03:22

The Latest: Italy to probe alleged threats by migrants
New Zealand Herald
An Italian coast guard ship has docked in Sicily but is still awaiting permission to disembark its 67 migrants, after two of them were accused of threatening their rescuers if they were taken back to Libya. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said ...

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Alaska plane survivor: 'For those wondering I'm alive' - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 11:13

Alaska plane survivor: 'For those wondering I'm alive'
New Zealand Herald
Everyone survived and was rescued hours later by the U.S. Coast Guard. "For those wondering I'm alive," Eiseman, a holistic health coach, posted on Facebook after the rescue, noting that another woman with her was alive, too. The pilot told an ...

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Correction: Alaska-Plane Crash story - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 06:45

Correction: Alaska-Plane Crash story
New Zealand Herald
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — All 11 people aboard a plane that crashed Tuesday have been rescued in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, officials said. A Coast Guard helicopter located the crash site and hoisted the pilot and passengers ...

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Italy: Minister likens defiant rescued migrants to hijackers - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 00:36

Italy: Minister likens defiant rescued migrants to hijackers
New Zealand Herald
... up for some time in jail and then be brought back to their countries." The migrants were transferred to an Italian coast guard ship from the tug, which had been in the area assisting an oil rig. The coast guard vessel was heading Wednesday to a ...

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Coast Guard recovers body of man missing from cruise ship - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:41

Coast Guard recovers body of man missing from cruise ship
New Zealand Herald
(AP) — A Coast Guard helicopter crew has recovered the body of a cruise ship passenger who went overboard off the coast of Washington state. The U.S. Coast Guard says the crew recovered the unresponsive man Tuesday afternoon from the water near the ...

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The Latest: Austria offers soldiers to help control migrants - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:16

The Latest: Austria offers soldiers to help control migrants
New Zealand Herald
News agency ANSA said the Thalassa intervened in the rescue in Libya's search and rescue zone late Monday, even though the Libyan coast guard had been alerted to the distress call. Under Italy's new hard-line, anti-migrant interior minister Matteo ...

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Italy vows to 'punish troublemakers' of new migrant rescue - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 20:06

Italy vows to 'punish troublemakers' of new migrant rescue
New Zealand Herald
Minister Danilo Toninelli vowed to "punish the troublemakers" and praised the Italian coast guard for taking on the migrants from the tug Vos Thalassa. Toninelli tweeted Tuesday that the migrants were "putting at risk the lives of the crew" of the ...

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Politician rescued by Coast Guard while campaigning on yacht - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 04:17

Politician rescued by Coast Guard while campaigning on yacht
New Zealand Herald
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A candidate for governor in Rhode Island had to be rescued by the Coast Guard on Sunday after his yacht hit a rock while blasting music at beachgoers to draw attention to his campaign. Joe Trillo thanked first responders Monday ...

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EU: Italy complaints about EU navy mission can be discussed - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 03:03

EU: Italy complaints about EU navy mission can be discussed
New Zealand Herald
In the case of the weekend rescue, Malta's coast guard received first word of a migrant boat in distress but then handed off coordination of the rescue itself to Italy — as is often the case — and the Italians then instructed the Irish vessel Samuel ...

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