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Remote Otago Surf Life Saving Club wins national competition

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:34 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

BP and Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) have today announced that the remote Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club, located nine kilometres north of Nugget Point Lighthouse in Otago, is the winner of BP’s 2019 Vote the Boat campaign. The winning club will ... More >>

Reminder to check your equipment before heading on the water

Friday, 1 November 2019, 1:08 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Volunteer Surf Lifeguards are reminding beach goers to check their equipment before getting in or on the water this summer. More >>

Surf Life Saving New Zealand start the summer with a smile

Sunday, 27 October 2019, 9:29 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is delighted to announce a further three-year partnership with TSB as the charity marks the start of its summer season this weekend. TSB has been a major partner with the organisation since 2016 and Surf Life Saving NZ Chief ... More >>

Support for Local Surf Life Saving Clubs

Friday, 25 October 2019, 8:47 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Today marks the start of the surf season which sees Surf Life Saving New Zealand clubs across the country preparing for a busy summer of keeping Kiwis safe on the beach. It also marks the re-launch of the Vote the Boat campaign for another year. More >>

Orewa take out the Paul Kent and Masters Trophy for 2nd year

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 12:54 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

An impressive number of pool records have been broken at the annual Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) Pool Rescue Championships 2019, held this weekend in Auckland. More >>

Pool Rescue Championships chance for athletes to show off

Monday, 7 October 2019, 4:54 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Swimmers aged from 10 to 75 will be testing their skills and fitness when they compete in a three-day national pool rescue event this month. For some the chance of representing their country is also at stake. More >>

NZ team runners up at International Surf Rescue Challenge

Friday, 4 October 2019, 8:09 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The Black Fins and Junior Black fins teams have finished second behind strong Australian teams at the International Surf Rescue Challenge held in Durban, South Africa over the weekend. More >>

Black Fins ready to do battle

Friday, 27 September 2019, 2:22 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

When the International Surf Rescue Challenge kicks off this weekend in Durban, South Africa, Kiwi ironman Cory Taylor will be embarking on the latest chapter of his already distinguished career. More >>

109 years of surf lifesaving in NZ

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:19 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

This month marks the 109th anniversary of the founding of the first surf lifesaving club in New Zealand to begin patrols, and to keep New Zealanders safe in the water. New Brighton SLSC in Christchurch held their first meeting in July 1910, closely ... More >>

Dramatic early morning rescue of 7 people and 7 dogs

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 5:18 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf lifesavers called out by police to rescue a family from rapidly rising floodwaters using their IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) carried to safety a household of four adults, a newborn baby, two older children, 3 rottweilers, 4 hunting dogs and a PlayStation. More >>

Lifeguards pull three from Bethells Beach rip

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 3:35 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Off-duty lifeguards who rescued three people struggling in the water at Bethells Beach also helped another two out of the water, and tended to a badly broken ankle, and have now been recognised with third place in the national BP Rescue of the Month. ... More >>

Mother, son and two dogs pulled from rip

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 3:09 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A speedy rescue that probably saved the life of a mother and son and their two dogs has won the Orewa lifeguards who saved them the national BP Rescue of the Month for March, which was announced today. More >>

Celebrating our volunteers for National Volunteer Week

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:29 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Whiria te tangata/weaving the people together – the theme of Volunteer Week 2019, perfectly describes the strength underlying lifeguard Peter Boyd’s work building a new surf lifesaving club for his isolated East Coast community, founded on kaupapa ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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