Fullers pays $130,000 after collision with wharf
Monday, 29 May 2017Auckland ferry company, Fullers Group, has been fined $40,000 and ordered to pay reparations of $90,000 after passengers were injured when the Auckland ferry Kea collided with Victoria wharf at Devonport on 17 February 2015.
US Coast Guard saves lives en-route to Honolulu
Friday, 26 May 2017Just a day after taking part in a multi-national rescue drill over Auckland Harbour, the crew of a US Coast Guard C-130 Hercules has helped save six Tongan fishermen while en-route home to Honolulu.
Dramatic search and ‘rescue’ in Auckland Harbour
Tuesday, 23 May 2017A dramatic search and rescue demonstration will take place on Auckland Harbour from 2.30 pm tomorrow (Wednesday), involving a US Coast Guard plane, a rescue helicopter winching people from the water and flares.
Emergency details needed for rescue beacons
Monday, 22 May 2017Search and rescue helicopter crews had only a signal location for each incident when responding to two separate rescue beacon alerts from South Island mountains yesterday afternoon.