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Rock rescue saves nine people in Whangamata

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 3:02 pm | Surf Life Saving

A group of seven lifeguards from Whangamata Surf Life Saving Club saved nine people from a cold night stranded on an island off the coast of Whangamata during Easter weekend by performing a bold rescue in challenging surf conditions, potentially saving ... More >>

Thrilling showdown expected at IRB season finale

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 10:38 am | Surf Life Saving

Over 300 Surf Lifeguards are set to descend on Waihi Beach this weekend for the BP New Zealand IRB [Inflatable Rescue Boat] Championships finale, to fight for the honour of becoming the top IRB club in the country. More >>

Wanganui rescue wins national lifesaving award

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:41 am | Surf Life Saving

The tricky and skilful rescue of a father and daughter south of Kai Iwi Beach has won a national surf lifesaving award. More >>

Masters Champions excel at TSB Surf Life Saving Champs

Friday, 16 March 2018, 8:54 am | Surf Life Saving

Omanu Surf Life Saving Club has won the TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Masters Championships by 150 points at the first day of the national event, held this weekend in Gisborne. More >>

Over 1000 surf lifeguards head to Gisborne for competition

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:11 pm | Surf Life Saving

The biggest surf lifesaving sport event of the year, the TSB New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships, is set to descend on Midway Beach in Gisborne this week with almost 1350 athletes entered into the event. More >>

St Kilda win 2018 BP South Island IRB Championship title

Monday, 12 March 2018, 12:56 pm | Surf Life Saving

A solid performance from St Kilda saw the Dunedin club retain their BP South Island Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championship title over the weekend. More >>

High intensity racing expected for IRB Championships

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:04 pm | Surf Life Saving

A total of 39 crews from around the country are set to compete in the increasingly popular BP South Island IRB [Inflatable Rescue Boat] Championships, held this weekend at Warrington Beach, just north of Dunedin. More >>

Sunday Patrol data 4/3/18

Monday, 5 March 2018, 11:04 am | Surf Life Saving

Surf Life Saving Northern Region management is deeply saddened by the tragic deaths at Pakiri and Goat Island and wishes to express its condolences to the families and friends of the two people who drowned. More >>

Oceans 18 to test hundreds of junior surf lifeguards

Monday, 26 February 2018, 2:08 pm | Surf Life Saving

Over 800 junior Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) athletes are set to descend on Orewa Beach from March 1 to 4 to compete for top honours at the Under 14 New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships. More >>

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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