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Missing vessel found, seven people safe and well

Tuesday, 1 March 2005, 1:14 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

The fishing vessel missing northeast of Samoa has been found and the seven crew on board are safe and well. More >>

Search for missing vessel northwest of Samoa

Tuesday, 1 March 2005, 8:24 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand is coordinating a search for a fishing vessel believed to be in difficulty in hurricane-force weather conditions about 700 kilometres northwest of Samoa. More >>

Search For Missing Crew Suspended

Monday, 21 February 2005, 8:38 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre has suspended the search for the two remaining crew members that went missing when a fishing vessel sank north of Samoa last Wednesday during cyclone Olaf. More >>

RNZAF Orion Searches For Missing Vessel

Friday, 18 February 2005, 9:25 am | Maritime Safety Authority

An Airforce Orion will resume searching the area at 9am this morning. This mission will concentrate initially on searching for two people who are still missing from a fishing vessel that sunk. More >>

Search for Fishing Vessel Crew Underway

Thursday, 17 February 2005, 9:00 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand (RCCNZ) is coordinating the search for six crew members of a fishing vessel that sank 80 nautical miles (150 kms) north of Western Samoa. More >>

Extensive search for vessels battered by cyclones

Thursday, 17 February 2005, 8:46 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand is coordinating an extensive search for at least three fishing vessels that are believed to be in difficulty due to atrocious weather conditions about 150kms north of Western Samoa. More >>

Trampers Rescued in Kaweka Ranges

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 8:47 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand coordinated another successful search and rescue of two trampers, just out of Hastings in the Kaweka Ranges. More >>

Fishing tragedy holds safety messages

Tuesday, 15 February 2005, 2:50 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

The importance of wearing a life jacket and having communication equipment on hand has again been highlighted by accident investigation findings, this time into the tragic disappearance of the skipper and sole occupant of a fishing boat off the coast ... More >>

Aratere ferry to sail under conditions

Thursday, 10 February 2005, 8:48 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

The Maritime Safety Authority has released the Aratere from detention, but under conditions including that the ferry sails as a cargo ship only. More >>

Safety reminder follows two weekend fatalities

Wednesday, 2 February 2005, 12:06 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Maritime Safety Authority says two boating fatalities at the weekend send a clear message to boaties that they must have a way of communicating with rescuers when they get into trouble, and that they must check the weather before heading out on ... More >>

Injured Mt Cook Climber Rescued

Monday, 31 January 2005, 1:59 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coodination centre has successfully coordinated the rescue of an injured climber on Mt Cook. More >>

Southern Ocean Medical Evacuation Underway

Tuesday, 25 January 2005, 10:47 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The National Rescue Co-ordination Centre (RCCNZ) is co-ordinating the emergency evacuation of a 54 year old man who has fallen ill on the Snares islands, some 120 nautical miles south of New Zealand. More >>

Mount Taranaki search and rescue update

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 11:02 am | Maritime Safety Authority

Three highly experienced climbers and a photographer are battling abysmal conditions this morning to assess the Mount Taranaki aircraft crash site, following yesterday’s tragic plane crash. More >>

Crash victims named

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 8:47 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The names of the two crew members of the Piper Seneca that crashed on Mount Taranaki yesterday have been released. They are: More >>

Missing aircraft located

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 8:45 am | Maritime Safety Authority

Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand can now confirm that a search team has located the wreckage of a Piper Seneca aircraft missing in atrocious weather conditions on Mount Taranaki. More >>

Search for missing aircraft

Tuesday, 30 November 2004, 4:22 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

A Mountain Rescue team has joined a New Plymouth-based helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft to search for an aircraft missing in the Mount Egmont area. Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand is coordinating the search after being alerted by Christchurch ... More >>

Search for fisherman suspended

Monday, 22 November 2004, 5:47 pm | Maritime Safety Authority

The search has been suspended for a crewmember who fell overboard from the commercial fishing vessel Melilla 201 south of Stewart Island at about 8.30am this morning. More >>

Search for fisherman under way

Friday, 19 November 2004, 11:28 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Rescue Coordination Centre is coordinating a search for a crewmember who fell overboard from a commercial fishing vessel this morning, 95 nautical miles south of Stewart Island. More >>

Weather a factor in 40% of fatalities

Friday, 29 October 2004, 12:49 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The Maritime Safety Authority says failure to check and act on marine weather forecasts is a key cause of more than 40 percent of recreational boating fatalities. It is also a significant cause in injury and non-injury accidents. More >>

Crew of Fishing Boat Rescued

Wednesday, 27 October 2004, 11:51 am | Maritime Safety Authority

The three crewmembers of the fishing vessel that caught fire 185 km northwest of Cape Reinga in the early hours of this morning have been rescued from their liferaft by a helicopter and are on their way back to Auckland. More >>

   

 

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