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Don’t become a statistic this summer

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:29 am | Surf Life Saving

The second highest number of drowning fatalities last year occurred on beaches; one more compared to 2015 and three more than the five year average. With 21 beach drownings in 2016, it is the highest beach toll since 2011. Surf Life Saving New ... More >>

Kiwi lifesavers eye up World Games gold

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 2:38 pm | Surf Life Saving

It’s been eight years since New Zealand last sent a lifesaving team to the World Games and the selected athletes, with a good mixture of experience, are well prepared and raring to go. The 2017 World Games multi-sport event is taking place in Wroclaw, ... More >>

World records broken at national pool rescue champs

Monday, 10 October 2016, 4:22 pm | Surf Life Saving

Two new world records and 45 New Zealand records contributed to a hugely successful fourteenth annual pool champs that saw Mount Maunganui crowned top club overall. The third and final day of the 2016 New Zealand Pool Championships at the Sir Owen ... More >>

Grant assists Surf Life Saving leaders of the future

Monday, 17 October 2011, 1:12 pm | Surf Life Saving

As the Surf Life Saving season is set to begin at Labour weekend, the Prime Minister, Rt Hon John Key was today greeted by a flotilla of four Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB's) after presenting a special $250,000 grant to Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) ... More >>

National Jandal Day – Friday 3rd December 2010

Monday, 29 November 2010, 2:09 pm | Surf Life Saving

Over 1000 jandal-clad Surf Lifeguards will hit the streets fundraising for National Jandal Day on Friday, encouraging Kiwis wear their jandals as Surf Life Saving celebrates one hundred years of saving lives.      More >>

Massive Musical Fundraiser to Support Life-Saving

Thursday, 4 November 2010, 1:49 pm | Surf Life Saving

Funds raised at this year’s Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park, being held 27th November in Christchurch and 11th December in Auckland, will go towards one of summer’s most important causes – helping Surf Life Saving New Zealand to make our beaches ... More >>

Rock Fisherman Missing, Presumed Drowned at Piha B

Monday, 4 January 2010, 12:07 am | Surf Life Saving

A 35-year-old male is missing, presumed drowned, after fishing from rocks on the well known Dawsons Ledge which lies at the southern end at West Auckland’s Piha beach. More >>

Surf Lifeguards prevent near tragedy at North Piha

Sunday, 25 January 2009, 1:11 pm | Surf Life Saving

North Piha could well have been the scene of yet another tragic drowning today but thanks to Surf Lifeguards - a near tragedy was narrowly avoided. More >>

Muriwai volunteers second "Rescue of the Month"

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 3:31 pm | Surf Life Saving

Muriwai volunteer lifeguards have won the March 2007 Surf Life Saving Northern Region “Real Groovy Rescue of the Month” for the second time this season. The patrol was awarded Rescue of Month for the outstanding first aid skills demonstrated on ... More >>

Life’s A Beach In Australia!

Friday, 30 March 2007, 4:27 pm | Surf Life Saving

More than 600,000 Kiwi’s that cross the ditch each year can experience the surf and sun, knowing they’re in safe hands when they visit Australian beaches thanks to Surf Lifesaving Australia (SLSA). More >>

Rescue of the Month at Piha

Friday, 12 January 2007, 2:46 pm | Surf Life Saving

Climatech Regional Lifeguards based at Piha have taken out the Surf Life Saving Northern Region “Real Groovy Rescue of the Month” award for their outstanding rescue at Piha on 28 December 2006 announced Andy Kent Surf Life Saving Northern ... More >>

 

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