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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 >>

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 >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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