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A woman and four young children rescued from Te Urewera bush country after two days might not have survived the night, a search and rescue expert says.
There's been a happy end to a 24-hour search for a woman and four young children missing in Te Urewera for two days. Audio
A hunter who was missing in the Blue Mountains, near Balclutha, since Saturday has been described as being in remarkable condition.
Three people were injured when a 4-wheel drive all-terrain vehicle left a road and went down a cliff in the the Marlborough Sounds this morning.
Land Search and Rescue says it doesn't have enough volunteers to search for missing people in some parts of the country.
Rescuers have been struggling to reach a group of people trapped in their four wheel drives in the old man range in remote central Otago. The group of 36 people, including children from two… Audio
A massive training exercise for search and rescue workers turned into a real-life scenario this morning when a man was injured and had to be flown to hospital.
The police dive squad will this morning join the search for a man who went missing in the Waikato River near Taupo last night.
A search for a boy who was swept into the sea by a large wave at Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, has been called off until morning.
A stalwart of the rescue industry says the pilot who flew, while his licence was suspended, to the rescue of a hunter should not have been charged.
The search for a climber missing on Aoraki-Mt Cook is now a recovery mission, police say.
Two hunters and their dog have been rescued from dense bush in Marlborough after one of them was injured in a fall yesterday.
Police have spent about $15 million on search and rescue missions in the last five years, official figures show.
A new satellite receiving station in Bay of Plenty is expected to greatly speed up search and rescue operations. Six satellite dishes have been built between Taupo and Rotorua, along...
Finding missing trampers or lost ships and planes is about to get a lot easier. Audio
New Zealand's only on-water ambulance team is getting a new boat but red tape continues to tangle rescue efforts, volunteers say.
The helicopter pilot who rescued two hunters in deep trouble pleaded guilty today, though outside the court he was being hailed as a life-saver. Audio
On average 7 people go missing in New Zealand every day. Figures obtained by Radio New Zealand have revealed police and search and rescue volunteers have been called out to searches for almost twelve… Audio
Almost seven people a day are reported missing in New Zealand, with a search and rescue trainer saying that could increase as more tourists come ill-prepared. Audio
Rescue crews around the country are responding to more jobs involving tourists ill-prepared for the New Zealand environment, search and rescue volunteers say.