2 injured Europeans rescued from New Zealand after alerts received in UK, US

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on 2 injured Europeans rescued from New Zealand after alerts received in UK, US 

WELLINGTON, Jan. 11 — Two injured Europeans have been rescued from remote parts of New Zealand due to emergency beacons that alerted authorities on the other side of the world.

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Australian-flagged fishing boat leaving Antarctic after ice rescue

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australian-flagged fishing boat leaving Antarctic after ice rescue 

WELLINGTON, Feb. 16 — An Australian-flagged fishing boat freed from ice in Antarctica is now close to the open sea after being freed by a United States icebreaker, the New Zealand maritime rescue agency said on Monday.

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