C/O 133 Coulson Road, Paroa, Greymouth 7805
Moana Yacht Club, Lake Brunner
NZ Charity Registration Number CC44290
VHF Channel 16, 77
Call Out Procedure Diall 111 for Police
This vessel belongs to Coastguard New Zealand and has been loaned to Coastguard Lake Brunner.
Coastguard Lake Brunner’s 8 volunteer crew are well trained in search and rescue operations.
Our Volunteers have
In the twelve months to 30 June 2012 the 8 volunteer crew members of Coastguard Lake Brunner
The latest Search & Rescue operations involving Coastguard Lake Brunner are
Two men out on Lake Brunner in a power boat had a breakdown caused by electrical issues. Coastguard volunteers in Magic of Auckland towed the vessel back to the boat ramp.
Volunteers from Coastguard Lake Brunner and Coastguard West Coast were called out on Sunday 13th June 2010 at 3.30pm to search for a missing woman who’s car had been found in the car park of Lake Mahinapua, south of Hokitika. Police who held concerns for her safety, called out the two Coastguard units to search the Lake. Three Coastguard vessels were used in the search including MoA Rescue, which was provided by Coastguard for the local Coastguard Lake Brunner unit on 1st May. This is the first time the vessel has been used in a local search and rescue operation. Coastguard West Coast used their IRB vessels.
The search was called off on Sunday night due to poor visibility at 6pm and resumed at 9.30am Monday morning when the Police Dive Squad were assisted by Coastguard Lake Brunner volunteers in the search for and recovery of the woman’s body.
8th November 2008 Coastguard Lake Brunner assisted, at the request of Police, in the search for a man missing after the canoe he was in capsized in the Grey River.
Saving lives creates a special camaraderie that is unique to those who have experienced it. But in typical Kiwi fashion, our crew’s prefer to remain humble about it. If you are prepared to put in the time and effort to be a Coastguard Professional Volunteer contact us by email.
Coastguard Lake Brunner could not operate without the continued, generous support of New Zealanders. To make a donation and join our team in saving lives at sea please use the ‘Donate Now’ button above to access our donations page and indicate Coastguard Lake Brunner in the message section. Thank you for your support.
Coastguard Lake Brunner was started in 2004