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Surf Lifeguards Aren’t On Patrol, But The Risks Are Still There

Friday, 22 May 2020, 4:07 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

While much of the country will be enjoying warm autumn weather this weekend, Surf Life Saving NZ is asking anyone heading to the beach to take extra care in, on, or around the water. Chief Operations Officer Chris Emmett says people might take advantage ... More >>

Surf Life Saving New Zealand Acknowledges Death At Karekare Beach, West Auckland.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 4:47 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Shortly after midday on May 19, 2020, volunteer Surf Lifeguards responded to four teenagers caught in a rip at Karekare Beach, West Auckland. Three members of Karekare Surf Life Saving Club’s Emergency Call Out Squad attended within eight minutes ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Season Wraps Up In A Hurry

Friday, 24 April 2020, 12:50 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

After a busy summer, COVID-19 brought the 2019-2020 Surf Life Saving season to a grinding halt two weeks early. The patrol season typically runs from Labour Weekend in October to Easter weekend in April. This year any clubs still open stopped patrolling ... More >>

Search Concluded At Waihi Beach, Bay Of Plenty.

Friday, 6 March 2020, 3:05 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On Friday, February 21, 2020, at around 12.40pm, emergency services received a report of a teenager in trouble in the water at Waihi Beach, Bay of Plenty. After 10 days of searching, the body of 17-year-old Jaden Chhayrann was found on Sunday, March ... More >>

Surf Life Saving New Zealand Acknowledges Death At Kariaotahi Beach

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 10:11 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On February 9, 2020, at around 7.15pm, emergency services received reports of three people getting into difficulty in the water at Kariaotahi Beach, southwest of Auckland. Surf Life Saving Kariaotahi’s Emergency Call Out Squad was among the emergency ... More >>

Surf Boat Extravaganza To Decide North Island Champions

Friday, 7 February 2020, 4:25 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The iconic North Island Surf Boat Championships is set to take place on Saturday at Waihi Beach, with 50 crews entered into the event. More >>

Surf Life Saving NZ acknowledges death at Second Beach

Monday, 27 January 2020, 8:28 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On January 23, 2020, at around 4.30pm Surf Lifeguards responded to reports that a 14-year-old boy, Vinnie Beecroft, had entered the water and failed to return to shore at the Second Beach cliffs, at the south end of St Clair Beach in Dunedin. More >>

Public safety concerns for the beaches along the east coast

Friday, 17 January 2020, 2:41 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving NZ is urging beach goers to be extra vigilant next week if they are visiting the East Coast. More >>

SLSNR weekend patrol statistics 11-12 January 2020 + Monday

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 11:03 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

there was a medical incident at Long Bay which Paid Lifeguards responded to. Lifeguards were alerted to a young male who had collapsed at the northern end of Long Bay. Lifeguards responded with a First Aid Bag and Oxygen kit. On scene they were informed that an ... More >>

Surf Life Saving NZ acknowledges deaths at Wairarapa

Sunday, 12 January 2020, 11:25 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On January 10 and 11, 2020, volunteer Surf Lifeguards from Riversdale Beach Surf Lifesaving Club in the Wairarapa were among those called on to help search for a father and son. More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Summary 2nd January 2020

Friday, 3 January 2020, 7:23 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Two people were rescued and another eight assisted to shore across the Region today. Lifeguards responded to a few incidents involving people being blown out to sea on flotation devices on the east coast. At Waipu, lifeguards assisted three children ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Summary 1st Jan 2020

Thursday, 2 January 2020, 10:18 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A quiet start to the New Year in the Northern Region with no rescues required and the main incident being at Muriwai where five people were assisted when they got into difficulty trying to cross in front of the cave. Statistics - Wednesday 1 January ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Summary 29 December

Monday, 30 December 2019, 9:24 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

As yesterday, Sunday 29 December was also relatively incident-free across the Northern Region beaches. More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Summary 28 December

Sunday, 29 December 2019, 9:41 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A relatively benign day around our beaches for a Saturday, with just two rescues - at Pakiri and Omaha. More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Summary Friday 27 Dec

Saturday, 28 December 2019, 10:18 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Friday 27 December was another busy day across the Northern Region for lifeguards who performed 1335 preventative actions involving more than 4300 people, 380 of those being at Muriwai when a strong current developed on the tide change. Sharks were ... More >>

Stay safe on the water in inflatable boats and kayaks

Friday, 27 December 2019, 10:23 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Inflatable kayaks, dinghies and rafts might be convenient and lightweight – but they also come with risk. More >>

Death at Uretiti Beach

Friday, 27 December 2019, 10:01 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

At 10.15am on December 25, volunteer Surf Lifeguards from the Surf Life Saving Northern Region were called to a man in distress at Uretiti Beach. More >>

Death at Onemana Beach

Friday, 27 December 2019, 9:59 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

26 December, 2019 Surf Life Saving New Zealand acknowledges death at Onemana Beach, Coromandel Peninsula. More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Boxing Day summary

Friday, 27 December 2019, 8:13 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Summary Another busy day for lifeguards in the Northern Region with up to 13 lives saved and 30 people given first aid. Lifeguards also performed more than 800 preventative actions involving more than 3500 people. A number of incidents involved people on ... More >>

Christmas Day Statistics

Thursday, 26 December 2019, 10:47 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Summary Breams Bay There was a tragic crab fisherman fatality at Uretiti Beach today. Ruakaka Surf Life Saving Patrol and Waipu Cove Surf Life Saving Club responded very quickly but the male fisherman had already been swept away. Ruakaka Inflatable Rescue ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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