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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 >>

SLSNR lifeguard patrol summary 21-22 December 2019

Monday, 23 December 2019, 2:53 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Please find the Surf Life Saving Northern Region patrol summary and statistics from the weekend below. More >>

Drones trialled to prevent rock fishing deaths

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 4:11 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

A rock fishing safety campaign is trialling the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Drones in a bid to reduce the number of rock fishing incidents along the West Coast. More >>

SLSNZ wants to ban inflatable toys at the beach

Friday, 6 December 2019, 2:15 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand would like to issue a trespass notice banning inflatable toys at the beach. More >>

Surf Lifeguards train for top award

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 4:21 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s top volunteer Surf Lifeguards are taking part in intense training this weekend at the National Lifeguard School. More >>

SLSNZ Issue Urgent Warning To Beach Goers

Monday, 2 December 2019, 10:36 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is urging beach-goers to heed their safety advice this summer, otherwise it could be a tragic Christmas for their families. More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Weekend Statistics Summary

Monday, 25 November 2019, 11:44 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

This is just an FYI from Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) re patrol statistics from the weekend. These weekend summaries will be distributed regularly and we will endeavour to get them out by Sunday night/first thing Monday morning. We will also ... More >>

Presumed drowning at Whatipu, West Auckland

Friday, 22 November 2019, 1:39 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

On the afternoon of Sunday, November 17, 2019, at around 1.45pm, a male fisherman was washed off rocks at Ninepin Rock (Te Toka-Tapu-a-Kupe), Whatipu Beach, West Auckland. More >>

 

 

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