15 November 2016 at 0312 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device in New Zealand.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 30-year-old female who became trapped due to high water while out hiking. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.