Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Latest News [Page 1]

Dangerous Conditions And Multiple Rescues Prompt Warning From Surf Lifeguards As Weekday Patrols End

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 3:43 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Lifeguards at two of Auckland’s most dangerous beaches are warning surfers and other beach-goers not to overestimate their abilities as weekday patrols come to an end tomorrow. The Paid Lifeguard Service (PLS) will put up the flags for the ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Weekend Summary And Statistics

Monday, 24 February 2020, 10:21 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

On Saturday 22 February , Mangawhai Heads had a double rescue involving a child and grandmother who were swept out by a sudden current caused by large waves. The child was picked up by an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) and the women was tubed to ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Sunset Beach Mass Rescue

Monday, 17 February 2020, 11:37 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A summary and statistics for SLSNR's patrol activities at the Northern Region beaches over the weekend follow. Sunday 16 February A major first-aid event at Anawhata beach saw a 43-year-old male fall and sustain an ankle injury at the southern end of the ... More >>

SLSNR - Summary of activity Waitangi Day 6 February 2020

Friday, 7 February 2020, 8:38 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

It was a mixed day on the beaches with low stats overall but a busy day at Piha and Muriwai and a mass rescue was carried out at Kariaotahi requiring hospital treatment for one patient. The majority of beaches had a quiet public holiday with minor rescues ... More >>

Missing diver saved by Omaha lifeguards

Friday, 31 January 2020, 10:10 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Auckland surf lifesavers found themselves far from ‘the flags’ on Thursday 30 January as they worked to save the life of a diver. It took paid lifeguards from Omaha Surf Life Saving Club 20 minutes to recover a troubled diver after he was reported ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Auckland Anniversary Week

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 8:20 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - summary and statistics for Auckland Anniversary Weekend 25-27 January 2020 More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Summary of activity

Monday, 20 January 2020, 8:29 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A great day on the beaches with large crowds. Most beaches on the west coast patrolled past 5pm with Kariaotahi, Piha and United North Piha patrolling to 6pm while Muriwai and Bethells closed their flags at 6.30pm. Surf conditions were weak and lifeguards ... More >>

SLSNR weekend patrol statistics 4-5 January 2020

Monday, 6 January 2020, 10:12 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summary It was a busy day on Saturday 4 January for Northern region lifeguards. Activity was quieter on Sunday at the beaches. On Saturday lifeguard activity was as follows: More >>

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 >>

 

 

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