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February 2017 All assisted vessels and persons on board returned safely to port.

10 Feb Powerboat – Engine problem – 4nm East of Slipper Island – 5 P.O.B. CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata ramp

18 Feb Powerboat – Engine problem – 7nm NNE of Mayor Island – 3 P.O.B. CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata ramp

19 Feb Yacht – Engine problem – Anchored near Whangamata Harbour entrance off Hunt Road - 4 P.O.B – No radio contact with yacht. Whangamata Harbourmaster investigated the situation and advised Coastguard Whangamata. CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata wharf.

24 Feb Yacht – Engine problem – 1 P.O.B - Under tow by a vessel of opportunity from Slipper Island to Whangamata. Off Onemana called for assistance from Coastguard for the remaining travel. CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata mooring

25 Feb Swimmer. – Stranded on rocks near Whangamata Entrance markers – Alert from Police/ Coastguard Eastern Region – CRV crew on standby ready to launch if required. Passing boat took on board the stranded swimmer and landed safely back to Whangamata wharf.


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CALLOUTS AUGUST 2020

22 Aug Kayaker. Hauturu (Clark Island) The Coastguard Whangamata Duty Officer (D.O.) received a call from NZ Police of a kayaker in need of assistance on Hauturu Is. The D.O. alerted Whangamata Surf C

CALLOUTS JULY 2020

All assisted vessels and persons on board were returned safely to port. 04 July Power-boat. 6.2m. 3POB. Fuel problem. Outside Whangamata entrance. CRV GJ Gardner Rescue responded and tow assisted the

CALLOUTS JUNE 2020

JUNE 2020 CALLOUTS All assisted vessels and persons on board were returned safely to port. 01 June Launch. 12m. Capsized on harbour mooring. CRV GJ Gardner Rescue was tasked to assist but could no

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