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Urban search and rescue

Urban search and rescue

During a training exercise, a member of the rescue team at Victoria University in Wellington sprays search information on a damaged building, before other team members enter. The team follows the principles and training recommended by New Zealand Urban Search and Rescue. They are able to respond to emergencies at the university campuses and beyond if necessary.

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New Zealand Urban Search and Rescue

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Search and rescue - New Zealand search and rescue organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 March 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007