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Wharf St, Castlecliff

Phone 06 3443686

Coastguard Wanganui was formed in 1978 when the Marine Search and Rescue Group which had been created in 1964 became Wanganui Volunteer Coastguard Inc.  The group had been established as a result of a number of incidents off the Wanganui coast which identified the need for a managed response to marine search and rescue at Wanganui. 

Over the years the Unit has grown from a small number of enthusiastic volunteers and a very small vessel to a strong viable Unit with a great team with a large new base built with volunteers & over 500,000 sponsorship exclusively from the Whanganui region.

Legal Name       Wanganui Volunteer Coastguard Inc

Charity Number   CC20974

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