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Surf Boat Series extravaganza to decide series champions

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 5:28 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Boat Series extravaganza to decide series champions The fourth and final round of the iconic New Zealand Surf Boat Series is set to take place this weekend at Waihi Beach, with 51 crews entered into the event where New Zealand Surf Boat Series Champions ... More >>

Double-win for locals at New Zealand Rep Challenge

Monday, 29 January 2018, 4:59 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Bay of Plenty has won the New Zealand Representative Challenge (NZRC) by the slimmest margin with 242.5 points, while competing against six other regions at Mt Maunganui today, taking first in both the open and youth divisions. In the open category, the ... More >>

Eastern teams dominate podium

Sunday, 28 January 2018, 5:37 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Eastern teams dominate podium at Eastern Regional Championships Mt Maunganui Lifeguard Service have continued their dominant run on home soil after winning the 2018 Eastern Regional Championships (ERCs) held this weekend in Tauranga. Utilising their home ... More >>

Locals relish challenging conditions

Saturday, 27 January 2018, 10:56 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Locals relish challenging conditions at Eastern Regional Championships The Mt Maunganui Lifeguard Service team has taken an early lead on the first full day of the 2018 Eastern Regional Championships (ERCs), held in Tauranga this weekend. Following the ... More >>

Lifeguards gear up for Anniversary Weekend

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 12:28 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Northern Region Operations Manager Adam Wooler says forecasts for Auckland Anniversary Weekend are for fine weather and large swells on the west coast, “so we are expecting more of the record beach numbers we’ve been getting this summer.” More >>

Hundreds of Surf Life Saving athletes descend on Mt Maungani

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 6:57 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

One of the biggest sporting events on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) calendar, the annual Eastern Region Championships (ERCs), is taking place this weekend at Mt Maunganui with hundreds of athletes from around the country set to take part. More >>

Paekakariki lifeguards awarded for non-water-related rescue

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:05 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On December 10, 2017 a cycling group member approached lifeguards who were training at Paekakariki Surf Life Saving Club for their assistance with first aid after a woman fell off her bike. More >>

Busy weekend for Northern lifeguards

Monday, 15 January 2018, 6:38 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) officials are hailing the efforts of its volunteer lifeguards after one of the busiest weekends in recent history. More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region's weekend's activity

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 8:44 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A summary of the weekend's activity at the Surf Life Saving Northern Region's beaches this weekend. More >>

Lifeguards ready to race at Central Regional Championships

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 4:31 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Lifeguards ready to race at Central Regional Championships The Central Regional Championships (CRC) are set to take place at Fitzroy Beach in Taranaki this weekend, with 163 lifeguards going head-to-head to claim top honours and bragging rights for ... More >>

Tap to donate units in KFC support Surf Life Saving

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 11:50 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

An increasingly cashless society could soon be a problem of the past for Surf Life Saving fundraisers as new ‘tap to donate’ units are rolled out in KFC stores throughout New Zealand. More >>

Men’s High Performance Surf Boat teams announced

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 11:38 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is pleased to announce two surf boat crews that have been selected to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Challenge. More >>

Otago crew wins BP Rescue of the Month award

Friday, 22 December 2017, 12:50 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE Lifeguards from two Dunedin clubs have been awarded with the national BP Rescue of the Month award following a bold midnight rescue in a flooded river during July where they saved multiple lives. 10 lifeguards from the St Clair and ... More >>

Omanu Lifeguard Haven Bellamy Achieves Highest Award

Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:53 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Omanu Lifeguard Haven Bellamy Has Achieved the Highest Award When It Comes to Lifeguarding in New Zealand. More >>

Step up for beach patrols

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 2:15 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

An already stretched Northern Region life saving service is gearing up for an increase in volunteer workloads this weekend as the summer break starts in earnest. Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) Operations Manager Adam Wooler confirmed that all ... More >>

Water Safety sector ringing alarm bells

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 9:46 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE Using a unified voice to amplify its message, the Water Safety sector is urging people to make water safety a top priority this holiday season as a bumper summer approaches. There have been 11 more preventable fatal drownings so far this ... More >>

Double-win for DHL International Surf Rescue Champions

Sunday, 3 December 2017, 8:17 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Double-win for DHL International Surf Rescue Champions Australia has taken the third and final test [day] victory, plus the overall event win, after a convincing performance at the 2017 DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge (ISRC) held this week in Mt Maunganui. ... More >>

Nail-biting second test results lead to third test decider

Saturday, 2 December 2017, 6:58 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Nail-biting second test results lead to third test decider The second day of the DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge (DHL ISRC) has seen New Zealand and Australia finish a mere two points apart, with the Australian side ultimately taking their ... More >>

Surf Life Saving New Zealand partners with Nice Blocks

Friday, 1 December 2017, 4:16 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE Summer, the beach, Surf Lifeguards and ice blocks. They’re the perfect partners and as Surf Life Saving New Zealand heads into another summer, they’re proud to announce a new partnership with Nice Blocks. Nice Blocks was founded in ... More >>

DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge at Mt Maunganui

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 1:16 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Some of the world’s top lifesavers will gather at Mount Maunganui at the end of the month as multiple nations come together for the DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge (ISRC). More >>

 

 

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