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Distress beacon and trampers save Australian visitor’s life

Monday, 26 March 2018, 4:13 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

26 March 2018 Despite bad weather and rugged terrain, a distress beacon and the smart actions of a group of trampers have saved an Australian visitor’s life overnight in the Tararua Range, north of Wellington. More >>

Tramper rescued – ill passenger evacuated from cruise ship

Friday, 20 February 2015, 11:57 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

A female tramper in her 60s, from Auckland, has been rescued from the Angelus Hut on the Cascade Track, between Lakes Rotoroa and Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park, after setting off a personal locator beacon . More >>

Injured climber rescued from Mt Awful

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 3:58 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

An injured climber has been rescued by helicopter from Mt Awful in Mt Aspiring National Park, after suffering head injuries following a fall of around 100m. More >>

Yacht in distress between NZ and Tonga

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 11:59 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

The injured crew of a yacht that rolled in 10m seas between New Zealand and Tonga are awaiting rescue after activating their emergency beacon at around 6.30pm yesterday (7 November). More >>

Personal Locator Beacon saves man’s life

Friday, 12 October 2012, 2:46 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

A late decision to take a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) likely saved a man’s life, after he was rescued from a remote area of bush in Fiordland after activating it yesterday afternoon (11 October). More >>

Man rescued after activating beacon

Friday, 21 September 2012, 3:17 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

A 24-year-old tramper was rescued from a forest west of Kerikeri after activating his Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) late this morning. More >>

Three trampers guided to safety off Mt Ruapehu

Monday, 13 August 2012, 9:54 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

Three trampers guided to safety off Mt Ruapehu The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) has coordinated the rescue of three people from Dome Hut on Mt Ruapehu. More >>

Search for missing helicopter crew continues

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 10:39 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

DATE: 1 DECEMBER 2011 TIME: 10.30AM Search for missing helicopter crew continues The search for two people missing following a helicopter crash near Karikari in Northland yesterday has resumed this morning, says the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand ... More >>

Crashed helicopter found

Friday, 15 October 2010, 12:56 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

A helicopter and its two occupants missing near Invercargill since yesterday afternoon have been found. More >>

UPDATE - Search for missing helicopter resumes

Friday, 15 October 2010, 9:16 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

The search for a missing helicopter and its two occupants has resumed this morning, with eye witness reports helpings to focus search efforts. The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is coordinating three helicopters and a number of other ... More >>

Vessel fire extinguished

Tuesday, 15 June 2010, 9:49 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

A fire on board a tug in the Hauraki Gulf this morning has been extinguished and the vessel is now making its way back to Auckland. More >>

Dramatic Fiordland Helicopter Rescue

Sunday, 8 February 2009, 2:27 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

A man was rescued by helicopter from a precarious position on a bluff above near Lake Roe in Fiordland. More >>

Search Suspended for Missing Diver

Wednesday, 12 November 2008, 11:04 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

The search for a diver missing off the Timaru coast since Monday afternoon (November 10) has been suspended, after intensive search efforts over the last two days have failed to find him.  More >>

Fixed Wing Aircraft Joins Search for Missing Diver

Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 4:35 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

A Coastguard fixed wing aircraft has joined the search for a diver missing off the Timaru coast since yesterday afternoon. More >>

Search Continues for Missing Diver

Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 11:57 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

The search for a diver missing off the Timaru coast since yesterday afternoon is continuing. More >>

Wanaka search suspended

Monday, 3 November 2008, 10:15 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) with the approval for the Civil Aviation Authority has suspended the search for missing pilot Morgan Saxton, 31, of Haast, after intensive search efforts over the last 24 hours have failed to find him or his aircraft. More >>

Search continues near Wanaka

Sunday, 2 November 2008, 8:03 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

Rescue Coordination Centre NZ (RCCNZ) says that the search is continuing for a missing a Robinson R22 helicopter and its sole occupant. The helicopter was last seen north of Wanaka. More >>

Mt Cook search and rescue operation

Friday, 15 August 2008, 4:27 pm | National Rescue Coordination Centre

Brief aerial searches conducted in snowy conditions in the Mt Cook area this afternoon have helped to identify the location of the emergency beacon activated last night. More >>

Mt Cook search and rescue operation

Friday, 15 August 2008, 11:36 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand is co-ordinating a search and rescue in the Mt Cook area after receiving an emergency beacon alert late yesterday. RCCNZ received an initial alert from a 121.5/243 MHz emergency beacon at 10.07pm on Thursday ... More >>

Beacon aids rescue of injured girl

Sunday, 4 May 2008, 12:12 am | National Rescue Coordination Centre

Good evening   Please find the attached release re the successful rescue of an injured girl in the MacKenzie Basin area this afternoon.   Rgds Ross   Ross Henderson Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand Media Ph (04) 499 7318 (on call duty media line) ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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