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RCCNZ coordinates rescue after crash at take-off
A pilot and two hunters, injured during a helicopter crash at take-off near the Poerua Glacier,  north of Franz Josef, were rescued around midday.
Saturday, 27 June 2015

New safety system timely in boosting awareness among commercial fishermen
The introduction of a new maritime safety system is boosting awareness of risk management in the commercial fishing sector, Maritime New Zealand Director Keith Manch believes.
Friday, 26 June 2015

Quick rescue for Nelson College student
A year 12 Nelson College student with a dislocated knee was in Nelson Hospital this morning within an hour of the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) receiving a distress beacon activation.
Thursday, 25 June 2015

Dramatic rescue from flaming yacht
Two New Zealand sailors and their Mexican skipper have been rescued from a liferaft 280km south of Niue after their yacht caught fire just after midnight last night.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Milestone in New Zealand’s drive for ship-based crane safety
New Zealand is celebrating a significant victory at the International Maritime Organization in London.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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