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Finding people at sea isn't easy - without your help it's impossible!

Our brave volunteers donate over 307,000 hours every year to keeping New Zealanders safe on the water.  Help them out by making a donation today.

On an average day in New Zealand Coastguard sends out 10 rescue crews to assist those in trouble on the water.

That’s over 3,000 incidents every year, bringing home over 7,000 people who may not be with us today if it wasn’t for our brave Coastguard volunteer crews.

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The results are in...first prize of a VW Touareg, Haines Hunter SF600 and Boating Safety Pack went to ticket number 98837 in Huntly. Congratulations!
We're urging boaties to be prepared and respectful of the many different water users on the water during Auckland’s Anniversary weekend, historically one of the most popular boating days in the Auckland region each year.
Reliable communications and the wearing of life jackets are what we’re urging boaties to think about this summer. Sir Graham Henry joins us in reinforcing this message as we come into the festive season and summer holidays.
Congratulations to winners from Papakura and Dunedin!


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