All about distress beacons COSPAS-SARSAT

How to save a life A COSPAS-SARSAT beacon, also called a distress radio beacon or emergency beacon, is a radio transmitter that can be activated in a life-threatening emergency to summon assistance from government authorities. The COSPAS-SARSAT system is an international, humanitarian satellite-based search and rescue system and service which can detect and locate transmissions […]

YSAR interviews next generation of Search and Rescue volunteers

Youth Search and Rescue interviews the next generation of Search and Rescue and Emergency Management practitioners for the 2021 Cohort in Auckland and the Bay of Plenty regions We had a fantastic day of interviewing on Saturday 7th November, interviewing 60 students in Tauranga and Auckland. We have a great demographic of students in both […]

YSAR in the UNO Magazine – April 2018

Youth Search and Rescue: Learning To Save Lives YSAR programme was launched in Tauranga almost a decade ago by former police officer Steve Campbell and several colleagues who recognised existing search and rescue volunteers were ageing and numbers were dwindling. They designed a three-year programme that annually accepts about two dozen new students from around the […]

AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND SEARCH AND RESCUE CONFERENCE

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”40px|0px|295px|0px”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Now in its 4th year, the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference continues to be a pivotal event for the search and rescue community across all disciplines of air, land and sea. Meet […]