22 May 2017

NZ to host the Pacific search and rescue conference

From , 5:01 am on 22 May 2017

Delegates from 26 countries gather in Auckland from today to plan effective search and rescue practices across the Pacific.

This is the first time New Zealand has hosted the event as Rescue Co-ordination Centre Manager Mike Hill told Sela Jane Aholelei.

A Surf Life Saving lifeguard rescue boat is towed to Muriwai Beach, Auckland.

Photo: RNZ / Kim Baker Wilson