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Summer On The Beach - But Not As We Know It!

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 3:17 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

The lifeguarding season at most of New Zealand’s patrolled beaches will begin this Labour Weekend, and COVID-19 restrictions mean patrols will return to the beach in a very different manner, says Surf Life Saving Northern Region CEO Matt Williams. ... More >>

Lifejacket And Angel Ring Saved Fisher’s Life After Being Swept Off Rocks In West Auckland – Surf Lifeguards

Friday, 8 October 2021, 4:57 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

O'Neill's Fisher Incident on October 8, 2021. Bethells SAR pack up post Incident. An ill-fitting lifejacket and an angel ring thrown by a member of the public saved the life of a fisherman swept off the rocks at O’Neill’s Bay, near Bethells Beach, ... More >>

Auckland Surf Lifeguards Warn Of Dangers On Coastline As Beachgoers Given Green-light To Travel From Tomorrow

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 2:09 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region is urging Aucklanders to take water-safety precautions and avoid heading to the Region’s west coast beaches. The Government announced yesterday that from Wednesday (11:59pm tonight) Aucklanders will be able to travel ... More >>

Elderly woman 11th person to be rescued by surf lifeguards

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 4:58 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A 70-year-old woman from Kumeu is the eleventh person to be rescued from their homes by Surf Life Saving Search and Rescue (SAR) squads today. Lifeguards from the Mairangi Bay SLSC SAR Squad carefully navigated the challenging floodwaters, which contained ... More >>

Lifeguards rescue flood victims in Kumeu

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 12:28 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifeguards from two Surf Life Saving Northern Region clubs have been mobilised to rescue a number of residents trapped by flood waters in West Auckland. More >>

United North Piha Club Takes Out Top Award At Northern Surf Awards

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 4:53 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

The United North Piha Lifeguard Service (UNPLS) was named Yamaha club of The Year top club at the 2021 Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) Toyota Financial Services Awards of Excellence on the weekend (subs: Saturday 17 July). The west coast Auckland ... More >>

'HELP' Surfer Save Wins Northern Region Rescue Of Year

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 4:51 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

The rescue of a badly injured surfer off a remote beach near Karekare has won Rescue of the Year at Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s annual Awards of Excellence in Auckland on Saturday (subs: 17 July). The Award was presented jointly to United North ... More >>

Coast Watch Initiative Wins Surf Innovation Award

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 4:49 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A community network looking out for issues in the surf along Bream Bay has won the Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s 2021 Innovation Award. The Award was announced at the SLSNR Awards of Excellence in Auckland on 17 July. Waipū Cove Surf Life Saving ... More >>

Mairangi Bay Duo Win Top Surf Sports Award

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 4:47 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Mairangi Bay lifeguards Steve Kent and Danielle Mckenzie have taken out the top sportspeople awards at the Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s annual Awards of Excellence. The Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year titles were announced at the ... More >>

Northern Region Lifeguards Awards Of Excellence Back

Monday, 17 May 2021, 5:20 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) will be honouring its best and bravest again this July. After COVID-19 forced an online, truncated Awards of Excellence last year, a return to relative normality is welcome, says SLSNR CEO Matt Williams. ... More >>

Northern Region Lifeguards Awards Of Excellence Back

Monday, 17 May 2021, 1:45 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) will be honouring its best and bravest again this July. After COVID-19 forced an online, truncated Awards of Excellence last year, a return to relative normality is welcome, says SLSNR CEO Matt Williams. ... More >>

Season-end For Surf Lifesaving Patrols In The Northern Region

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 1:20 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A final round of patrols by Bethell’s Beach lifeguards this weekend (10 & 11 April) marked the end of the patrol season by Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) lifeguards for the 2020/2021 season. Patrols for the rest of the Region’s ... More >>

Auckland Surf Lifeguards Wrap Up Weekday Patrols And Reflect On Busy Season

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 4:22 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Weekday patrols are wrapping up on Friday at two of Auckland’s busiest and most dangerous beaches. Surf lifeguards at Muriwai and Piha are the final locations to finish weekday patrols, which started in the first week of December. Weekend patrols ... More >>

HELP Written In Sand Saves Solo Surfer Badly Injured At Remote Auckland Beach

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 6:49 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A surfer badly injured at a remote West Auckland beach has been rescued by surf lifeguards after he wrote HELP in the sand. A member of the public on a walking track called the United North Piha Surf Club around 3:30pm today after spotting the man ... More >>

Surf Lifesaving Northern Region Weekend Summary 30 January – 1 February

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 1:45 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

As we come to the end of January and the beaches quieting down, a number of beaches are starting to wind up patrols on weekdays over the coming weeks. When visiting the beach members of the public should look on SafeSwim ahead of their visit, avoid ... More >>

Weekend Summary For Surf Lifesaving Northern Region

Monday, 25 January 2021, 4:37 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summary - Saturday 23 January Saturday was a quiet day for our lifeguards as a whole, despite having a steady flow of incidents throughout the day. Raglan performed one rescue, Ruakaka performed one assist and there were five major first-aids, with one ... More >>

Northern Region Lifeguards Rescue Eight People In Busy First Day Of New Year

Saturday, 2 January 2021, 1:56 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Twenty-twenty-one kicked off with large crowds at Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s beaches, where lifeguards were called on to rescue eight people. At peak, more than 11,000 people were at the Region’s 22 patrolled beaches on New Year’s Day, with ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Holiday Weekend Summary And Statistics For 25-28 December 2020

Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 3:04 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Weekend summary Lifeguards have been working hard across the region to keep beach visitors safe and report less rescues than this time last year. Lifeguards have been kept bust assisting people using paddle boards and inflatables that they may not ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Weekend Summary And Statistics For 19-20 December 2020

Monday, 21 December 2020, 9:29 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifeguards experienced a busy day around the region on Sunday working 1770 hours in fine conditions and a peak headcount at Orewa Beach of 1150 beachgoers. Sunday started with an after-hours medical incident at Mangawhai Heads early in the morning. ... More >>

Study Sheds Light On Fate Of Drowning Victims

Sunday, 29 November 2020, 8:33 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

JW Lifeguard Males make up 92% of New Zealanders who go missing off our coastline. That’s one key finding of a world-first study by The University of Auckland reviewing Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) drowning statistics and other data from 2008 to 2017 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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