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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 >>

Labour Weekend Summary - Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Monday, 26 October 2020, 7:02 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

It has been a fairly busy day around the Surf Life Saving Northern Region on the opening weekend of patrols, with six rescues, one assist and six searches as well as some high head counts. The rescues were at Sunset Beach, Raglan and Muriwai. Sunset ... More >>

Update: Surf Life Saving Northern Region: Six Major Incidents In Six Days, With Six Lives Saved

Friday, 9 October 2020, 7:21 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Further to this week’s ongoing series of incidents at Auckland’s west coast beaches: a further incident occurred this afternoon (Friday 9 October), again at O’Neills Bay north of Bethells Beach. Details regarding today’s incident: At ... More >>

Northern Region Lifeguards Experience Busy Winter And Early Spring

Friday, 9 October 2020, 10:29 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) is warning against complacency on the coastline after noticing a major uptick in the number of serious callouts in Northland, Auckland and Waikato. In the past five days there have been five serious incidents in the ... More >>

“Lifejackets Save Lives” – Lifeguards Continue Search For Missing Rock Fisher

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 12:32 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf lifeguards are urging rock-fishers to wear lifejackets, after a man was reportedly swept into the sea at O’Neill’s Bay on Auckland’s west coast. The Bethell’s Beach Surf Life Saving Patrol Emergency Callout Squad was alerted at 1.30pm yesterday ... More >>

Mangawhai Heads Beach More Dangerous Than Usual – Surf Lifeguards Warn

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 6:15 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Mangawhai Heads and Waipū Cove Emergency Callout Squad members at their joint training day on Sunday, 4 October.  Mangawhai lifeguards are warning beachgoers to avoid the south end of the beach, after rescuing two 10-year-old girls from an inshore ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Awards Event 15 August Cancelled

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 5:02 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Following the Government's announcement of a return to COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions in Auckland, Surf Life Saving Northern Region has cancelled its 2019-2020 Awards of Excellence set down for Saturday 15 August in Auckland. The 2019-2020 Awards will ... More >>

Northern Lifeguards Thrilled To Celebrate Season Success

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 2:01 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifeguards from Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) will gather to celebrate the best of the 2019-20 patrol season at the Toyota Financial Services Awards of Excellence on 15 August. The annual awards night will take place at the Cordis Hotel ... More >>

Surf Lifeguards Issue Warnings As More Beachgoers Expected At Level 3

Monday, 27 April 2020, 5:34 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Northern surf lifeguards are bracing for a wave of beach-goers heading to the coastline, as the country moves to Alert Level 3. Surf lifesaving clubs were forced to shut early because of the COVID-19 lockdown, with the region’s Emergency Call Out Squads ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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