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2012 New Zealand Search and Rescue Council Awards


2012 New Zealand Search and Rescue Council Awards


On Tuesday 7 May 2013, Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse presented the 2012 New Zealand Search and Rescue (NZSAR) Council Awards. These awards are presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievements in Search and Rescue nationwide.


Those receiving awards were:

NZSAR Gold Award – for the most significant contribution to search and rescue in the New Zealand Search and Rescue Region during 2012.

Alan Deal
Andrew Cronin
Jayden Strickland
Phil Dwyer

From the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust

For outstanding efforts during the Paritutu Rock incident, 8 August 2012

NZSAR Certificate of Achievement – for an important contribution to search and rescue in the New Zealand Search and Rescue Region, either during 2012, or over an extended period.

Five certificates are being awarded this year to:

LandSAR Wanaka
Wanaka Police SAR Squad

For their efforts during Operation Latta, 1 January 2012, in which they rescued 15 year old Dion Latta, who was stuck in a waterfall in the Motatapu Gorge.

Cape Egmont Sea Rescue
Coastguard South Taranaki
Opunake Boating Club
Opunake Surf Life Saving Club
Taranaki Police SAR Squad

For the rescue of two fishermen at Opunake, 22 February 2012, from their stricken boat approximately 700m off the South Taranaki Coast near Opunake- in the middle of the night.

Bruce Joy
Mark Cannell
Russell Clarke
Steve Oliver

From the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
For their efforts during the Frolic III rescue, 3 March 2012

Russell (Sherp) Tucker

From New Zealand Police
For his services to search and rescue in New Zealand, over 49 years.

Gerard Prins

From New Zealand Police
For his services to search and rescue in New Zealand.


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