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Suspected Shark Attack: Surf Life Saving Patrol Update

Friday, 8 January 2021, 11:07 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Lifeguards assisted in the recovery of a suspected shark attack victim at Bowentown, near Waihi Beach, yesterday afternoon. In light of this incident, the charity has provided the following updates: The local council has chosen not to close Bowentown/Waihi ... More >>

Surf Life Saving NZ Acknowledges Fatality At Kariaotahi Beach

Thursday, 7 January 2021, 12:31 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Lifeguards assisted in the recovery of the body of an adult male at Kariaotahi Beach on January 6, 2021. At 10:25am, members of the public alerted Kariaotahi Beach Surf Lifeguards that 4 people were in trouble in the water. Three people in the group ... More >>

“Please Leave Your Inflatable Flamingo At The Pool” – Surf Lifeguards

Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 1:41 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The weather is heating up and, for those of us still on holiday, now is the perfect time to test out those water activity gifts that Santa left under the tree. However, despite how fun it might seem to take your new inflatable pineapple to the beach, ... More >>

Dirty Dog Eyewear Now a Surf Lifeguard’s Best Friend

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 10:31 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) is excited to announce a new partnership with Dirty Dog Eyewear as their official sunglass provider. More >>

Don’t Let A Rip End In R.I.P This Summer

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 2:15 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Today is the first day of summer and Surf Lifeguards want to make sure every Kiwi makes it home for Christmas after a day at the beach. Rip currents (“rips”) are one of the most dangerous elements on New Zealand beaches and Surf Life Saving New ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Clubs Rescue Ready This Summer Thanks To $100,000 In TSB Grants

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 3:38 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Summer is at our doorstep and beaches are expected to be busier than ever this season, so TSB’s been helping our regions Surf Life Saving clubs get rescue ready. In addition to its national partnership with Surf Life Saving New Zealand, for the fourth year ... More >>

New Zealanders Vote Levin-Waitarere Surf Life Saving Club The 2020 Winner

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 11:35 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

bp and Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) have today announced Levin-Waitarere Surf Life Saving Club, from Manawatu-Wanganui, as the winner of bp’s 2020 Vote the Boat campaign. Levin-Waitarere Surf Life Saving Club will receive a brand-new ... More >>

Communities Rally Together To Support Local Surf Clubs As Summer Season Kicks Off

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 10:28 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

 As the 2020 surf season kicks off, bp’s ‘Vote the Boat’ is back for its third year running of public voting which sees local communities rally together in support of their local Surf Life Saving NZ (SLSNZ) club. For two weeks until Sunday ... More >>

Surf Lifeguards “Bracing Themselves” For Busiest Summer On Record

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 4:06 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Lifeguards around the country are bracing themselves for what could be the busiest lifesaving season on record as New Zealanders face a summer without the option of overseas holidays. Covid-19 travel restrictions mean many Kiwis will be planning ... More >>

No Off Switch: Surf Lifeguard Training Session Interrupted By Real Life Emergency

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 3:03 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A routine Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) IRB training programme took a surprise turn at the weekend when participants were called to the scene of a quad bike crash further up the beach. SLSNZ Health, Safety, Wellbeing & Risk Manager, Ross ... More >>

Winners Announced For Surf Life Saving New Zealand National Awards Of Excellence

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 5:07 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Dedicated volunteer Surf Lifeguards, officials, instructors, coaches and athletes from across the country have been recognised and celebrated today at the 2020 Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) National Awards of Excellence. Whangamata SLSC Club ... More >>

Zespri Bay Of Plenty And Coromandel Awards Of Excellence Winners Announced

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 5:27 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Bay of Plenty and Coromandel’s top Surf Lifeguards, and the support crews keeping the local surf lifesaving clubs running, have been recognised in this year’s Zespri Awards of Excellence. A function announcing the winners and celebrating the achievements ... More >>

Far North Surf Lifeguards Rescue 2 Men & Six Dogs After Tractor Gets Stuck In Rising Floodwaters

Saturday, 18 July 2020, 4:42 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Dramatic flooding in Northland saw Far North Surf Rescue lifeguards trade in a restful sleep to perform a daring night-time rescue. The club’s Emergency Callout Squad, based in Ahipara, was notified by Police just after midnight Saturday 18 July that ... More >>

Capital Coast Awards Of Excellence Winners Announced

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 4:52 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Capital Coast Surf Life Saving clubs has marked a successful Surf Lifeguarding season and year of achievements with their Awards of Excellence. The awards acknowledge the work of the volunteers at surf lifesaving clubs at Palmerston North, Riversdale, ... More >>

Hawkes Bay Awards Of Excellence Winners Announced

Monday, 6 July 2020, 8:08 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Top volunteers, athletes and Surf Lifeguards have been honoured at Surf Life Saving NZ’s Hawkes Bay Awards of Excellence. The Awards of Excellence recognise volunteers who have gone above and beyond, who have dedicated many hours to their club, and ... More >>

Otago/Southland Awards Of Excellence Winners Announced

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 7:26 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Isaac Davies - Presidents Trophy Dedicated volunteer Surf Lifeguards, officials, instructors, coaches and athletes have been named winners at Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s Otago/Southland Awards of Excellence. Southern Regional Manager Stu Bryce ... More >>

Canterbury Awards Of Excellence Winners Announced

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 7:23 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Louis Clark - Sportsperson of the Year Canterbury’s Surf Life Saving New Zealand clubs have celebrated a successful patrolling season and year of achievements. Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s Canterbury Awards of Excellence winners were announced ... More >>

New Guidelines For Drowning Resuscitation In The COVID-19 Era

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 3:36 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The Covid pandemic has prompted first responder groups, including surf lifeguards, to reassess the risks of resuscitation to rescuers and patients. Ventilations, also known as rescue breaths, are critical for the resuscitation of drowned patients. ... More >>

Zespri Bay Of Plenty & Coromandel Awards Of Excellence Finalists Announced

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 5:29 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A busy and successful season between the flags and at lifesaving sport competitions will be celebrated at Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s Zespri Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence. Volunteers and athletes have been named as finalists ... More >>

Surf Life Saving New Zealand Acknowledges Death At Rapahoe Beach, West Coast.

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 2:55 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On May 30, 2020, at 1.54pm volunteer Surf Lifeguards from Kotoku Surf Life Saving Club were tasked by police to assist in the recovery of a body seen in the water at Rapahoe Beach, north of Greymouth. Surf Lifeguards from the club’s volunteer ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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