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SLSNZ Announces Finalists For The Taranaki Awards Of Excellence

Friday, 31 May 2024, 10:45 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The finalists for Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) Taranaki Awards of Excellence have been announced. More >>

Surf Lifeguards Rescue Over 880 People During Summer Patrols

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 10:24 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) rescued 883 people from potential drowning this past summer, according to official patrol statistics. The data, collected from 1 Oct 2023 to 3 May 2024, came from 74 Surf Life Saving Clubs across 92 patrol locations ... More >>

Heroic Hawke’s Bay Surf Lifeguards Honoured At New Zealand Search And Rescue Awards

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 6:34 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

These awards are presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievements within New Zealand’s SAR region, which covers 30 million square kilometres. More >>

SLSNZ Welcomes Funding Boost From The Government

Friday, 17 May 2024, 1:47 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

SLSNZ represents 74 Surf Life Saving Clubs, over 18,000 members, including more than 4,500 surf lifeguards who, during the summer months, patrol over 90 beaches, from Northland to Southland. More >>

SLSNZ Announces Finalists For The Capital Coast Awards Of Excellence

Friday, 17 May 2024, 12:42 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

These awards not only acknowledge the incredible skills, commitment, and effort by surf lifeguards to ensure the safety of beachgoers, but also those who have educated others, managed administration, and participated in lifesaving sport throughout the ... More >>

SLSNZ Announces Finalists For The Otago & Southland Awards Of Excellence

Monday, 13 May 2024, 12:36 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The finalists for Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) Otago and Southland Awards of Excellence have been announced. More >>

SLSNZ Announces Finalists For The Canterbury Awards Of Excellence

Friday, 10 May 2024, 4:26 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

These awards not only acknowledge the incredible skills, commitment, and effort by surf lifeguards to ensure the safety of beachgoers, but also those who have educated others, managed administration, and participated in lifesaving sport throughout the ... More >>

Nelson Surf Lifeguard Becomes First Kiwi To Cross Cook Strait On A Prone Paddleboard

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 7:40 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The crossing was all in support of the Nelson Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC). More >>

bp Rescue Of The Month – 2023/2024 February Winners

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 6:05 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) would like to congratulate the winners of the 2023/2024 February bp Rescue of the Month. The monthly award celebrates the commitment and expertise displayed by surf lifeguards, showcasing their skills and training ... More >>

Surf Lifeguards From New Zealand And Australia Head To Otago For The Country’s Largest IRB Competition

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 10:44 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

This weekend, the small town of Waikouaiti in Otago will be abuzz as it hosts the largest Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) competition in the country. The bp Surf Rescue New Zealand Championships give surf lifeguards the opportunity to refine their technical ... More >>

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service Clinches Top Club At New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Championships

Monday, 18 March 2024, 3:32 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

For the 10th consecutive year, the Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service (LS) has won the prestigious title of Top Club at the country’s premier lifesaving sports event. Held from 14 – 17 March on Tauranga’s Mount Maunganui Beach, the 2024 New Zealand ... More >>

Exciting Start To 2024 New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Championships In Tauranga

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 7:02 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Calm conditions on the first day of the country’s largest lifesaving sports event set the stage for some intense racing in Tauranga. Taking place from 14 – 17 March on Mount Maunganui Beach, the 2024 New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Championships will ... More >>

World’s Top Surf Lifesaving Athletes Gear Up For New Zealand Championships In Tauranga

Monday, 11 March 2024, 9:38 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Some of the world’s top surf lifesaving athletes will be soon be heading to Tauranga for the country’s biggest surf lifesaving event. The 2024 New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Championships provide surf lifeguards with the opportunity to compete against each ... More >>

New Zealand’s Largest Junior Lifesaving Festival Gets Underway With Some Unexpected Twists

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 7:49 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The first day of racing at the country’s largest junior lifesaving carnival on Mount Maunganui Beach was filled with excitement and a few unexpected twists courtesy of the weather. Oceans: Festival of Junior Lifesaving provides junior members of ... More >>

Hundreds Of Junior SLSNZ Members To Descend On Tauranga For The Country’s Biggest Lifesaving Carnival

Monday, 19 February 2024, 9:29 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Hundreds of junior Surf Life Saving New Zealand members will soon be descending on Tauranga for the biggest junior lifesaving carnival in the country. Oceans: Festival of Junior Lifesaving provides members with the opportunity to compete, push their ... More >>

SLSNZ Acknowledges Heroic Response from Piha Surf Lifeguardsds

Sunday, 18 February 2024, 5:11 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Life Saving New Zealand would like to thank the Piha Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) and United North Piha Lifeguard Service, for their swift response to a tragic incident at Auckland’s Piha Beach. On the evening of 11 February, 2024, at 5:20pm, ... More >>

New Zealand Oar Blacks Head Across The Tasman For Surf Boat Challenge

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 9:36 am | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The four New Zealand crews competing in this year’s Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Challenge (TTSBC) are aiming for perfect performances this weekend. Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) and Surf Life Saving Australia annually select an Open Male, Open Female, ... More >>

NZ Sporting History Could Be Made This Weekend

Saturday, 3 February 2024, 6:49 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

New Zealand sporting history could be made this weekend with two Kiwis placed in the top three of the 2023/2024 Nutri-Grain IronMan and IronWoman Series heading in to the final rounds. Rounds Five and Six will be held this weekend at Kurrawa Beach ... More >>

Mount Maunganui Dominates SLSNZ Eastern Region Championships

Friday, 2 February 2024, 1:03 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

In a spectacular display of skill and teamwork, Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service emerged triumphant at the Eastern Region Championships, securing both the Overall Club Trophy and the Eastern Region Top Club Trophy. The event, held from 26 – 28 ... More >>

Waihi Beach Prepares For North Island Surf Boat Championship Ahead Of Trans-Tasman Showdown

Thursday, 1 February 2024, 6:35 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

The country’s top surf boat crews will be gathering at Waihi Beach this weekend for the North Island Surf Boat Championships. Taking place on 3 – 4 February, this event marks the culmination of the New Zealand Surf Boat Series, which kicked off ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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