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Lifeguard training turns into rock fishing rescue

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 4:07 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifeguard training turns into rock fishing rescue Off-duty lifeguards from United North Piha Lifeguard Service successfully rescued a fisherman swept off the rocks at Piha around 10am this morning (Sunday 8 December). The lifeguards were taking ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Weekend Statistics

Monday, 2 December 2019, 3:22 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

In total there were seven rescues over the weekend across the Northern region. On Saturday 30 November a group rescue of four swimmers at Bethells Beach took place. The swimmers were caught in a rip and one was using a boogie board device. Five lifeguards ... More >>

Northern lifeguards face greater demands

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1:34 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) lifeguards are winning the battle to keep the public safe on their beaches – but face challenges with land-based fishers and some water-craft users. More >>

A season of success for northern lifeguards

Friday, 19 July 2019, 1:36 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Three northern region clubs have been nominated for a diverse range of rescues at this year’s Toyota Financial Services Surf Life Saving Northern Region Awards of Excellence on 27 July. More >>

Nine Rescues for Busy Lifeguard Call Out Squads

Monday, 27 May 2019, 1:40 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifesaving heads say a spate of emergency rescues off northern region beaches over the weekend is a timely reminder of the need for lifesavers to be able to respond year-round and the critical nature of their service. More >>

Lifeguards gear up for final season patrols

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 11:24 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifeguards at major beaches in the northern region will put up and take down the flags for the last time this weekend as the final 2018-19 season patrols are carried out. More >>

SLSNR weekend stats 17 - 18 February 2019

Monday, 18 February 2019, 4:06 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A total of six rescues took place. Orewa lifeguards responded to a mayday call that came through to Coastguard from a sinking boat 500m off Orewa. Two SLSNR IRBs launched with a Coastguard plane, Eagle, Kawau, and another available boat in the area to ... More >>

Holiday period over but beaches still busy for lifeguards

Friday, 8 February 2019, 3:09 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

It may be back to work and school for most Kiwis but lifeguards are expecting the country’s beaches to remain busy until Easter. With great summer weather drawing people to popular beaches, Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) CEO Matt Williams ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region update

Monday, 21 January 2019, 11:16 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region update for the weekend follows. Small but testing surf on an outgoing tide kept lifeguards busy on Saturday. Guards rescued four people at Whangerei Heads, three at Muriwai, five at Piha, five at Bethells, one at Karekare, ... More >>

Summer week-day surf patrols start

Friday, 30 November 2018, 1:47 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summer week-day surf patrols start Week-day surf patrols will start at Muriwai and Piha beaches next Monday (3 December) as Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) steps up its activity to meet the influx of sun, surf and beach worshippers. Voluntary ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Annual Report 2018

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 5:35 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A busy and successful 2017-2018 season for Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) has been captured in the latest SLSNR Annual Report . More >>

Surf lifesaving message - “enjoy the beach”

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 5:27 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

“Enjoy the beach with us.” That’s the message from Surf Life Saving Northern Region as it prepares for the 2018/2019 season, which officially starts on the Saturday of Labour Weekend. More >>

Broad spread of winners at Northern Region surf awards

Monday, 16 July 2018, 1:24 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Over 50 members from 11 surf clubs have won awards at the annual Toyota Financial Services Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) Awards of Excellence held last Saturday (14 July). More >>

Northern surf patrols winding down as Autumn arrives

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 3:46 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Monday-to-Friday visitors to Auckland, Waikato and Northland beaches over the last 30-plus summers have been able to swim and recreate under the watchful eye of Surf Life Saving Northern Region* (SLSNR) lifeguards, supported predominantly by local ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Weekend Statistics 3-4 Feb

Monday, 5 February 2018, 11:27 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

It was a very quiet day today for the beaches! Poor waterquality saw most Auckland east coast beaches without swimmers. Please see the total stats below. More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Operational summary

Wednesday, 3 January 2018, 9:31 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Operational summary of the busy Christmas and New Year holiday period for the Northern Region beaches as patrolled by Surf Life Saving Northern Region lifeguards : More >>

Plea for beach-goers to stay safe this long weekend

Friday, 3 February 2017, 12:57 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) lifeguards are concerned at the number of beachgoers putting themselves in danger when swimming at patrolled beaches, outside of patrol hours. More >>

New lifesaving appointments a nod to the future

Friday, 30 September 2016, 11:23 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) has enhanced the level of service it delivers to its communities with two significant senior appointments. More >>

Belongings Stolen from Far North Lifeguards

Wednesday, 30 December 2015, 10:03 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

The personal belongings of two surf lifeguards on patrol at a busy far north beach were stolen on Sunday while they were checking a struggling kayaker was safe. More >>

Volunteer lifeguards geared up for Labour Weekend

Friday, 23 October 2015, 8:18 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

‘Swim between the flags’ is once again the plea from Surf Life Saving Northern Region as it launches its summer volunteer patrols this weekend, with record numbers of active lifeguards, new radio technology and an updated vehicle fleet. More >>

 

 

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