Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Snagged lines capsizes boat

A pair of fishermen setting lines in the Firth of Thames went for an unscheduled swim when their boat capsized this afternoon. Police were notified about 1pm. A police spokesperson says two men who were setting fishing lines in the Firth of Thames and the lines... read more...

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Boat capsizes near Thames

UPDATED 1.52PM: Two people are reported to be in the water after a boat capsized in near Thames. The Rescue Coordination Centre were notified of a water rescue in the Firth of Thames at about 1pm. A spokesperson from the centre says it’s a police-led operation. "A... read more...

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Mayor Island search suspended

The official search for missing boatie Karl Earwaker has now been suspended, after five days. Karl, a 39-year-old farmer of Te Awamutu, is believed to have been the sole occupant of the Sea Nymph named “Optimist”, which was discovered capsized two... read more...

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Shoreline search for missing boatie

The search for a Te Awamutu boatie missing off the Tauranga coast since Tuesday will continue today. Police, Coastguard, Navy, and search and rescue volunteers have been searching for Karl Earwaker, 39, of Te Awamutu after his boat was found capsized two nautical... read more...

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