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Lifeguards honoured for saving stroke victim’s life

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 12:10 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Volunteer surf lifeguards from Waihi Beach Lifeguard Service have been awarded with the national BP Rescue of the Month award for plucking a man from the surf who had suffered a stroke while surfing in February. More >>

SLSNR weekend stats 9 - 10 March 2019

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 9:06 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Saturday/Sunday 9 - 10 March Summary One search involving three clubs (Mairangi Bay, Red Beach and Orewa) was conducted on Saturday between 11.50am and 2.09pm. IRBs from each of these clubs searched for a missing kayaker off Whangaparoa Peninsula. ... More >>

Oceans’ 19 Celebrates women’s day

Friday, 8 March 2019, 7:59 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving celebrated women’s day today at Mt Maunganui beach at Oceans’ 19. The event runs over 4 days and has 857 under 14 athletes battling the ocean and their fellow competitors. More >>

Taylors Mistake surf lifeguards awarded for swift response

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 3:04 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Taylors Mistake surf lifeguards awarded for swift response after life-threatening rock fall More >>

SLSNR weekend stats 2 - 3 March 2019

Monday, 4 March 2019, 8:55 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On Saturday five personal assists occurred at Pakiri beach. In total there were five minor 1st aids, one major 1st aid and one search conducted. More >>

Surf Life Saving’s biggest youth sport event of the year

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 3:53 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Over 850 young athletes are set to tackle Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) premier Under-14 event next weekend at Mount Maunganui, making it one of the biggest sporting events on the SLSNZ calendar. More >>

SLSNZ and DHL Express release new campaign 'Spot the Danger'

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 10:19 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider has announced they have renewed a three-year partnership with Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) to make beaches safe for New Zealanders. As part of this collaboration, DHL Express ... More >>

The word’s best IRB racers showed their stuff at Waihi

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:44 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The word’s best IRB racers showed their stuff at the BP IRB North Island Championships in Waihi on the weekend More >>

Weekday surf lifeguards reintroduced to Tauranga beaches

Monday, 18 February 2019, 11:55 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Due to the ongoing swell and challenging surf conditions, doubled with the hot weather that Tauranga has been experiencing, Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) local Eastern Region team has opted to continue observational lifeguard patrols along the ... More >>

IRB Championships this weekend

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 11:02 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Engines will roar, and inflatable rescue boat (IRB) drivers will push themselves to the limits, to find the IRB North Island Champions, at Waihi Beach this Saturday and Sunday. More >>

NZ Surf Boat Series round 5 hits big waves at Championships

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 5:01 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The North Island Surf Boat Championship – the fifth round of the six-round NZ Surf Boat Series was raced in big waves on Saturday February 9, with the points for the overall championship close, heading toward the final round of the series. The second-to-last ... More >>

Thrills and spills as Aussie teams take Challenge

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 8:38 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Thrills and spills as Aussie teams take Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Challenge in big waves at Waihi Beach More >>

SLSNR Waitangi Day stats: 6 February 2019

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 11:58 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Waitangi Day was as a busy day for Northern Region lifeguards with a number of incidents responded to. There were a total of 16 rescues* across the region with five rescues at Pakiri Beach, 10 rescues at Kariaotahi and one rescue at Karekare beach. Kariaotahi ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Anniversary Weekend Stats

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 10:36 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A relatively quiet day on the Northern Region beaches. Lifeguards were tasked by Police to assist with a stranded jetski near Bolder Bay south of Karekare but a private boat was able to get them under tow before the guards could reach them. Police also ... More >>

Weekend Stats Surf Life Saving Northern Region: 12 January

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 3:04 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Whangarei Heads had a decent amount of surf likely contributing to the higher number of rescues. Patrols stayed open a bit longer as many rescues happened towards the end of the day. More >>

Central Regional Championships and Surf Boat Series round 3

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 3:08 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

10 January 2019 Central Regional Championships and Surf Boat Series round 3 to create a packed day of action at New Plymouth’s Oakura Beach on Saturday More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Stats

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 8:48 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Sunday 6.1.19 No. of people rescued 9 No. ofpeople assisted 29 No. of major 1st aids 4 No. of minor 1st aids 33 No. of searches 4 No. of PA's 493 No. of Public Involved 1990 Peak Headcount 9871 Total hours worked 1521.5 More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Stats: Saturday 5 January

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 1:36 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

No. of people rescued 26 No. of people assisted 14 No. of major 1st aids 11 No. of minor 1st aids 25 No. of searches 5 No. of PA's 688 No. of Public Involved 3188 Peak headcount 14862 Total hours worked 1658.5 More >>

Incident at Omaha Beach yesterday

Saturday, 5 January 2019, 11:47 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving Northern Region was alerted at approximately 2.40pm by Coastguard Northern Region to the plight of two male divers in their 20s who had become separated from their boat off Ti Point near Omaha Beach. The Police Eagle helicopter was asked ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Weekend summary

Monday, 31 December 2018, 11:21 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Busy weekend at the Northern Region beaches. Sadly, the swimmer who went missing at Whatipu on Friday has not been found yet. More >>

 

 

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