Coastguard Hawke's Bay


Hawke's Bay Volunteer Coastguard
is seeking volunteers to join our unit.cghb radioops01

 If you are interested and want to join a committed, professional volunteer group we are interested in you.  We have a range of roles within the unit.

  • Rescue vessel crew member

  • Radio operator

  • Support person

You need to be:
  • A good team player

  • Physically able to carry out the job

  • Prepared to learn

  • Prepared to undertake regular trainingcghb ckrescuetopview

Hawke's Bay Coastguard is committed to:
  • Training you to a high standard

  • Supplying a supportive environment

  • Keeping you safe

 

If you are interetested or would more information, please contact

Juliet Clarke (Unit Training Officer)

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021 258 8015

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Coastguard assists many boaties who need tows or assistance when at sea.

TASKINGS FROM 4 Jan 2015 to 2018

 

Date

Type of Tasking

Crew

Hours

Day/Night

Tasking

7 Oct 2018

Coastguard

2

Day

Search planning then assist, 5 pob

30 Sept 2018

Coastguard

1.5

Day

Yacht unable to sail, engine failed, 1 pob, some damage to yacht fittings

29 Sept 2018

Coastguard

2.5

Night

Engine would not start, off Haumoana, 2 pob

29 Sept 2018

Coastguard

1

Day

ran out of fuel, off Port, 2 pob

29 Sept 2018

Coastguard

1

Day

Engine would not start, at the Springs, 2 pob

15 Sept 2018

Police

0.5

Day

Kayak found at Haumoana, no tasking resulted

9 Sept 2018

Police

0.75

Day

reported missing surfer, Te Awanga, was a log found by helo, CK was not activated by Police

9 Sept 2018

Police

3

Day

Missing surfer off Haumoana

23 Jun 2018

Coastguard

0.75

Day

Assist, off Port, 14ft

17 Jun 2018

Coastguard

2.5

Day

Training, assist yacht with mainsail problems

18 May 2018

Coastguard

1

Day

Request for assist, when on scene going okay so we just escorted

22 Apr 2018

Coastguard

1.75

Day

Training, swim test, helm and then an Assist

21 Apr 2018

Police

2.5

Night

Assist, turned into rescue, 31 ft, yacht 5 pob started to take on water while under Assist

7 Apr 2018

Police

1.25

Evening

Boat sinking off Black Reef, 3 persons in the water

24 Mar 2018

Coastguard

4.25

Night

Assist from Cape Kidnappers, 11m launch, delivery trip

19 Mar 2018

Coastguard

2.75

Night

Assist from North Pania, 45ft ketch, delivery trip

11 Mar 2018

Police

0.5

Evening

report of possible overturned kayak along Marine Parade, off Surf Club

6 Mar 2018

Coastguard

1.25

Day

Assist, North Pania

3 Mar 2018

Police

1.25

Day

Report of waka breaking up, Charles St, Westshore

25 Feb 2018

Police

1.66

Day

About to start training, kayak had flipped near Flat Rock

19 Feb 2018

Police

1

Day

1 person in water and one in kayak unable to get ashore, near Pimple

27 Jan 2018

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, Pania, 6m boat, 39   28.8S 176 58.2E

25 Jan 2018

Coastguard

6

Evening

Tow, Lauchlan Banks, 3 pob 9m,   39 39.7S 177   34.8E

23 Jan 2018

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, Flat Rock area, jump started 13m launch, 39   21.4S 176 55.5E

20 Jan 2018

Medical

1.5

Day

Medical, poss heart attack on fishing boat, 39   26.5S 177 02.8E

14 Jan 2018

Police

5.5

Day

Police, missing tourist, Haumoana, 39   35.7S 176 56.7E

11 Jan 2018

Coastguard

1.5

Day

Tow, 5 pob, 6 m powerboat,   39 21.6S 176   56.1E

9 Jan 2018

Police

1

Night

Flare, reported from Bluff Hill, nothing sighted

9 Jan 2018

Coastguard

0.5

Night

Tow, reported after flare/swimmer tasking , 39   28.4S 176 54.6E

9 Jan 2018

Police

3

Evening

Missing swimmer Haumoana River, 39   35.7S 176 56.7E

2 Jan 2018

Coastguard

2

Day

Tow, 8m boat, 8 n mile from Port, 39   30.85S 177 05.3E

1 Jan 2018

Coastguard

2.25

Day

Tow, 6m boat, 39 25.65S   177 04.0E

1 Jan 2018

Coastguard

3

Day

Tow x 2, boat at North Pania, drive shaft, and one in the channel, ran out of fuel, 39 25.2S and 39 28.8S   177 04.7E and 176   53.65E

26 Dec 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, 4.8m boat, 4 pob, electrical prob off Whirinaki, 39   23.4S 176 54.7E

3 Dec 2017

Coastguard

3.5

Day

Tow, Cape to Clifton,   39 38.3S 177   05.7E

29 Nov 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, small powerboat on Town Reef, could not lower engine, 39 28.5S   176 55.5E

26 Nov 2017

Coastguard

2.75

Day

Tow, powerboat off Cape, 2 pob, would not start, 39   37.1S 177 07.9E

16 Nov 2017

Coastguard

3

Day

Tow, powerboat, outboard would not start, 3 pob, 39   15.9S 177 05.7E

2 Nov 2017

Coastguard

0.5

Day

Tow, yacht fuel probs off channel entrance, 2 pob, 39   28.4S 176 53.6E

31 Oct 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, vessel, 1 pob, swept onto rock at Hardinge Rd, engine would not restart 39 28.6S   176 54.3E

14 Aug 2017

Coastguard

1.5

Day

Tow, 2 pob, off North Pania, powerboat 39   26.9S 176 57.5E

11 June 2017

Coastguard

1

Evening

Tow, power boat, electric failure, 5 pob, Northern B, 39 25.7S     176 57.6E

29 Apr 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, Whirinaki, 1 pob, 39   24.0S   176 58.2E

25 Apr 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, 6pob, channel entrance, 39 28.7S   176   53.7E   

23 Apr 2017

Coastguard

2.25

Day

Tow, powerboat,2 pob, 200 meters off Westshore 39.28.5S   176 53.1E

15 Apr 2017

Coastguard

0.5

Day

Callout, 2 overturned yachts, stood down

3 Apr 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, yacht lost steering off Pania, 39 27.06S   176 54.7E

5 Mar 2017

Coastguard

1

Evening

Assist, small inflatable with 2 pob, just off Port,   39   28.5S 176 53.7E

25 Feb 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, out of fuel, 2 pob, 3.5 nm due East of Port   39   30.3S, 176 59.9E

23 Feb 2017

Coastguard

3.5

Night

Tow, power vessel out of fuel, Cape Kidnappers, 39   36.5S,   177 06.5E

12 Feb 2017

Coastguard

2.5

Day

Tow, powerboat, 1pob, just off channel, lack of fuel, alerted by WestShore Surf. 39 28.5S 176 53.5E

12 Feb 2017

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, powerboat lost steering just off Channel Entrance 2 pob, 39 28.6S 176   53.7E

6 Feb 2017

Coastguard

2.25

Day

While training and removing a small Pilot Whale carcass from Inner Harbour, received a call for assistance from boat off Flat Rock 2 adults, 4 children and 2 dogs, 39 20.2S,   176 55.9E

21 Jan 2017

Coastguard

0.75

Day

Callout vessel requiring a tow, resolved before on scene

31 Dec 2016

Coastguard

1.5

Night

Assist, yacht low on diesel, 39 29.417S   176 55.283E on return stopped to watch fireworks, then call to search swimmer off Marine Pde   39 29.5S   176   55.3E

31 Dec 2016

Coastguard

1

Day

Tow, steering, off Whirinaki,   39 25.6S 176     54.8E

28 Dec 2016

Coastguard

0.75

Evening

Tow, powerboat, steering. Just off channel entrance, 39   28.25S 176 53.450E

27 Dec 2016

Coastguard

1.5

Day

Tow, power boat, electrical probs, East of the Port, 39   28.955S 176 05.722E

19 Dec 2016

Coastguard

1.5

Day

Tow, 65 ft ketch, channel entrance, 39   28.8S 176 53.7E

18 Dec 2016

Coastguard

2

Day

Tow, power boat, East of Port, engine probs, 39   25.6S 177 07.3E

4 Dec 2016

Police

1.5

Day

Police, poss missing kayakers off Clifton,   39   37.4S   176   58.5E

19 Nov 2016

Coastguard

0.75

Day

Tow, powerboat with steering difficulties off the Port, 39     28.2S 176 54.8E

16 Nov 2016

Coastguard

2.5

Day

Tow, steering probs off Clifton,   39   36.4S 177 03.2E

5 Nov 2016

Coastguard

1.25

Day

Tow, 5 pob, electrical breakdown, off the Port, 39   28.6S 176 56.8E

1 Nov 2016

Police

0.5

Day

Police call out body in water off Marine Parade, 39 29.5S   176 55.3E

17 Oct 2016

Coastguard

5

Night

Tow, one off Bare Is, 39 50.8S   177 01.0E and then Waipatiki, 39   19.1S 176 57.9E,   calls rec about same time

15 Oct 2016

Coastguard

2

Day

Tow, breakdown north of Waipatiki, 39 15.6S   177 01.3E

2 Oct 2016

Police

2.5

Night

Police, flare sighting, Port, 39   34.55S     177 02.1E

29 Aug 2016

Coastguard

1.5

Day

Tow, 3 pob, overheading engine, 39   25.9S 176 54.36E

9 July 2016

Coastguard

3

Day

Tow, 39 26.7S   176 56.3E

19 May 2016

Police

2

Day

Police, dinghy bow sighted 200m off airport cross runway, 39 25.3S   176   53.0E

Date Type of Tasking Crew Hours Day/Night Tasking
1 May 2016 Coastguard 3.5 Day Tow x 2, vessel at White Cliffs towed to cape area by another vessel, 39 38.6S 177 06.5E, mechanical failure, another vessel, electrical failure, North Pania 39 24.6S 176 59.6E
29 Apr 2016 Coastguard 2 Day Tow escort, vessel reported low on fuel, we escorted them into port, also vessel check after antifoul
25 Apr 2016 Coastguard 2 Day Tow, launch 4 pob 1 dog, engine problems, 39 24.0S 176 54.2E, after 1st recovery went out to another boat, they were towed in by another boat
16 Apr 2016 Coastguard 1 Day Tow, small powerboat, 2 pob, off Bay View, engine problems, 39 25.6S 176 53.6E
 31 Mar 2016 Coastguard 6 Day PR/Tow, tow yacht off Port into Sailing Club 39 28.0S 176 57.3E 0.75 hours, PR Police waka racing, we did tow a waka
 13 Mar 2016 Coastguard 11 Day/Evening Tow, recover overturned runabout from SAR, also used Surf
12 Mar 16 Police  2.5 Night SAR, overdue runabout, 2 pob, 1 located alive on beach, one deceased in water, North of Waipataki, 39 16.5S 177 00.8E
6 Mar 2016 Coastguard 2.5 Day Tow, engine probs, 39 29.0S 177 00.5E, then about 1 hour training victim recovery
4 Mar 2016 Coastguard 2.5 Day Tow, initially 111, overturned vessel, confirmed as misc debris by another vessel, stood down, then 500 came in, engine problems, towed to Napier 39 23.2S 177 07.7E
13 Feb 2016 Coastguard 1 Day Tow, 7m Rayglass, engine breakdown, off Port, 39 26.4S 177 00.0E
9 Feb 2016 Police 2.5 Night SAR, yacht in distress, Whirinaki Bluff area, towed to Napier, 39 21.2S 176 54.9E
7 Feb 2016 Police 0.5 Day SAR, missing kayaker, stood down as located onshore, not even in the channel
28 Jan 2016 Coastguard 10.5 Night Tow, yacht about 8nm off Wairoa,  39 15.02S 177 21.5E
15 Jan 2016 Coastguard 2 Day Tow, provided with oil, didn't work so tow, Haumoana 39 36.35S 176 58.5E
9 Jan 2016 Coastguard 2.5 Day Tow, off Waipataki, engine problems, 3 pob, 39 18.2S 176 59.2
6 Jan 2016 Coastguard 2 Day Tow, 22ft, 2 pob, 5 miles off Tangoio, engine problems, 39 22.64S 177 00.8E
29 Dec 2015 Coastguard 0.5 Day Tow, stood down as vessel restarted
16 Dec 2015 Coastguard 1.5 Day Tow, Bayliner, North Pania, 39 25.8S 176 57.6E
6 Dec 2015 Coastguard 2.25 Day Tow, 2 pob, off Tangoio, 39 18.5S 176 59.9E
5 Dec 2015 Police 4 Evening Police, missing swimming, Awatoto
28 Nov 2015 Coastguard 2 Evening Tow, powerboat with engine failure, Waipataki, 39 18.3S 177 00.15E
8 Nov 2015 Coastguard 6.5 Day Powerboat ran out of fuel, 39 22.7E 177 31.8E
26 Oct 2015 Coastguard 1 Day Tow, power boat, north of North Pania,  39 25S 176 58E
23 Oct 2015 Coastguard 4.75 Night Tow, 50ft yacht 10 miles east of Napier, 39 35S 177 04E
2 Oct 2015 Coastguard 0.75 Day Tow, 8.5m runabout, engine failure on test run, Auckland member, 2 pob and dog, 39 27.9S 176 53.4E
30 Aug 2015 Coastguard 1.25 Evening Tow, 6 pob, starter faulty, 39 22.6S 176 59.2
2 Aug 2015 Coastguard 2.25 Night Tow 42ft launch, 3 pob, electrical failure, 39 22.06S 176 59.15E
16 July 2015 Police 2.5 Night Police, flare sighting, Marine Parade 39 34.55S 177 02.1E
3 July 2015 Police   Night Police, missing divers, stood down as we were about to depart
6 May 2015 Police 8 Night Tow catamaran, 3 pob via RCCNZ 39 47.3S 177 6.9E
3 May 2015 Coastguard 2 Day Tow, flat battery, jump started and followed home 39 11.8S 177 5.7E
3 May 2015 Coastguard 2 Day Tow, jet ski from Northern Buoy area, 39 24.3S 177 1.9E
27 Apr 2015 Police 1 Day Dinghy overturned, towed to channel entrance 29 28.5S 176 54.4E
5 Apr 2015 Coastguard 2 Day Tow, vessel brokend down, 4 pob, North Pania, 39 25.6S 176 57.5E
3 Apr 2015 Coastguard 3 Day Tow, vessel broken down, 3 pob 39 23.4S 177 07.1E
21 Mar 2015 Police 1 Day 111, vessel broke down off Perfume Point, Sailing Club pulled off beach we then undertook the tow, multiple alerts, persons had abandoned the vessel 39 28.6S 176 53.9E
21 Mar 2015 Coastguard 0.9 Day Tow, vessel required a tow, 3 pob 39 25.5S 176 53.75SE
27 Feb 2015 Coastguard 1.3 Day Tow, engine failure, North Pania, 3 pob, 39 26S 176 56E
24 Feb 2015 Police    Day 111, search for missing person, Inner Harbour
15 Feb 2015 Coastguard 1.75 Evening Tow, engine failure from Mill area  39  23.3S  176  53.9E
9 Feb 2015 Coastguard 1.75 Evening Tow, vessel required fuel, 1 mile North of Cape, 39  36S   177  05E
5 Feb 2015 Police 1.25 Evening 111, person in rowboat off Tukituki R unable to get back to shore, managed to get back before we were on scene
4 Feb 2015 Coastguard 4 Night Tow engine problems, 9m vessel, The Springs,  39  25.6S  177  12.9E
2 Feb 2015 Coastguard 1.5 Day Tow, yacht coming from Tauranga, blown radiator hose, tow into berth,   39  27.9S   176  56.4E
30 Jan 2015 Police 3.75 Night 111, poss missing person, 39  28.5S   176  54.3E
26 Jan 2015 Coastguard 2 Evening Tow, engine problems from the Pimple, 39  21.S  176  56.06E
18 Jan 2015 Coastguard 0.75 Day Electric problems, handed over jump pack followed back, 39  27.5S  176  55.7E
4 Jan 2015 Radio 0.25 Day Stood down, tow, person managed to restart themselves

Upcoming Events

Boat Checks 2018/19

Inspections available at
Coastguard Headquarters, 704 Meeanee Quay, Westshore: Wednesday evenings: 1700-1900hrs

For moored boats 
Please contact Peter Boshier (Mobile 0274 427 805)

Sponsors & Supporters

Bayleys - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay Napier Port - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay
The Southern Trust - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay The Lion Foundation - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay
Eastern & Central Community Trust - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay Hastings District Council - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay
Napier City Council - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay 
Infinity Foundation - Sponsor of Coastguard Hawke's Bay  

Coastguard Hawke's Bay

Coastguard Hawke's Bay Operations & Education Centre:
704 Meeanee Quay, Napier 4110, NZ.  Phone: 06 834 1345  Email: hbcoastguard@xtra.co.nz   www.hawkesbaycoastguard.co.nz