Vessel Information

Gisborne's current rescue vessel is “Gisborne Lion Foundation Rescue”. It was commissioned into service in August 2009 with the generous support of The Lion Foundation and other supporters.


The vessel 9.5m AMF QRV with Twin 250hp Yamaha outboards.

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  • Hutchwilco
  • Lotteries Grants Board
  • NZCT
  • Lion Foundation
  • Pub Charity
  • Century Batteries
  • Bellingham Wallace