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

06 April. Yacht. 12m. 2 POB. A call was received to assist the yacht from its harbour position to the Marina travel-lift.

Total Coastguard involvement 6 hrs.

10 April. Yacht. 10m. 3 POB. Propulsion failure. Near Whangamata Entrance. CRV GJ Gardner Rescue responded, rafted up and assisted the vessel to a Whangamata mooring.

Total Coastguard involvement 6 hrs.

25 April. In response to a report of a missing person CRV GJ Gardner Rescue self- tasked to search the area in the vicinity of Whiritoa Beach.

Total Coastguard involvement 26 hrs.

27 April. In response to a Category 1 request from the NZ Police CRV Gardner Rescue was tasked to respond to a reported sighting of a deceased missing person located ESE of Whangamata. The mission was successful.

Total Coastguard involvement 17 hrs.

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