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Surf Lifesaving Patrols In Northern Region End For The Season

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 11:01 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Easter weekend has marked the end of the 2021-2022 patrol season by Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR). Over an exceptionally busy season, lifeguards across the region saved a total of 402 lives, with an additional 591 assisted to safety. This ... More >>

Paid Lifeguard Service Ends In The Northern Region

Monday, 7 March 2022, 3:37 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Friday 4 March has marked the end of the Paid Lifeguard Service (PLS) by Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) for the 2021/2022 season. During the peak summer season SLSNR employs lifeguards to patrol 22 locations Monday to Friday, with some locations ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Beach Report Saturday 5 And Sunday 6 March

Monday, 7 March 2022, 1:14 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Northern Region lifeguards responded to a constant stream of incidents throughout the day Saturday. The first incident occurred early when police received a report of someone falling off the rocks into the sea at Piha . The callout team responded ... More >>

COVID-positive Rescue Disappoints Lifeguards

Monday, 28 February 2022, 12:45 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region officials says the actions of a COVID-19-positive swimmer rescued at Bethells Beach yesterday (Sunday 27 February) undermine the integrity of the service at a critical time. SLSNR Chief Executive Officer Matt Williams says ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Beach Report Saturday 26 February

Sunday, 27 February 2022, 6:30 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summary – Saturday 26 February 2022 Mangawhai had a callout to a resuscitation at Te Arai but the rescue helicopter arrived on scene first and the guards were stood down while still enroute. The Patrol did have three rescue incidents with four individuals ... More >>

Weekend Report Saturday 19 And Sunday 20 February 2022

Monday, 21 February 2022, 10:28 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Colder weather Saturday resulted in less activity on northern region beaches. Whangārei Heads performed a mass rescue when two adult males and two girls were caught in a flash rip and sucked out of the flags. Four guards went into the water and returned ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Weekend Report Saturday 12th And Sunday 13th February 2022

Monday, 14 February 2022, 9:33 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Saturday 12th February Howling winds and rough seas didn’t stop members of the public from visiting northern beaches on Saturday with many enjoying the water and lifeguards at the ready.   Muriwai guards in particular were kept on their ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Daily Report Waitangi Day, Sunday 6 February 2022

Sunday, 6 February 2022, 9:16 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summary – Waitangi Day 2022 Poor weather meant a quiet Waitangi Day around the Northern Region’s beaches. Mangawhai Heads had just finished patrol when Coastguard alerted SurfCom that there was a boat broken down on the Mangawhai Bar. Lifeguards ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Daily Report Saturday 5 February 2022

Sunday, 6 February 2022, 6:08 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summary – Saturday 5 February 2022 Good weather all around the region, with the peak head count being 700 at Muriwai. Ruakākā responded to a patient in trouble 400m off Marsden Point but the team was stood down on arrival by Police as the patient ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region Weekend Activity Summary

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 9:22 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

A very busy Auckland anniversary weekend has been completed for Surf Life Saving Northern Region with Lifeguards completing 35 rescues, 50 assists, seven major first aids and four searches, helping to keep kiwis safe at northern beaches. Please find ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Daily Report Sunday 23 January

Monday, 24 January 2022, 11:57 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Another busy day around the Northern Region’s 18 beaches yesterday with fine weather and steady headcounts throughout the day. Summary – Sunday 23 January 2022 There were four rescues and three assists at Muriwai , with the beach recording the region’s ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Beach Report For Saturday 22 January

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 8:46 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Beautiful weather saw high head counts and reasonably busy days for Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s lifeguards around the region. Summary – Saturday 22 January 2022 Baylys Beach responded when a six-year-old girl inhaled water and was brought ... More >>

SLSNR Weekend Patrol Statistics 15-16 January 2022

Monday, 17 January 2022, 7:02 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Here's a summary of activity from Northern region beaches from over the weekend. Due to warnings issued by Civil Defence after the earthquakes in Tonga, Lifeguards did not raise flags on East Coast beaches in the North Island. More >>

Northern Lifeguards Urge Beachgoers To Expect Eastern Beach Closures This Weekend As Tropical Cyclone Cody Approaches

Friday, 14 January 2022, 10:46 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) is urging the beach-going public to take much greater care this weekend on north-eastern beaches and prepare for closures as category 1 Tropical Cyclone Cody nears. The cyclone is expected to reach New Zealand ... More >>

Lifeguards Stay Patrol Ready With First Competitive Lifesaving Event

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 2:09 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) lifeguards were thrilled to showcase their lifesaving prowess on Saturday (8 January) at the first competitive lifesaving event since the last COVID lockdown, the IRB Auckland All In event at Orewa beach. Around ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Activity Summary Saturday January 8

Sunday, 9 January 2022, 2:08 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Another busy weekend is underway for lifeguards in the Northern Region. Summary and stats follow. For any further comment, please contact James Lea (027 249 5974). Summary - Saturday, January 8 2022 Saturday January 8 was very busy for Surf lifesavers ... More >>

Lifeguards Ask For More Care At Beaches

Wednesday, 5 January 2022, 6:23 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) is urging the beach-going public to take much greater care this summer in the face of an alarming number of fatalities at New Zealand beaches and inland waterways. SLSNR Lifesaving Operations Manager James ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region – Daily Report Monday 3 January 2022

Tuesday, 4 January 2022, 6:29 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

3 January 2022 Summary With great weather and high headcounts, it was another a busy day for the team today. Pakiri lifeguards were advised by SurfCom at 1234 of two swimmers being swept out to sea at Goat Island. Police (who had informed SurfCom) ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Daily Summary Sunday 2 January 2022

Monday, 3 January 2022, 6:23 pm | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Sunday 2 January was another fine day with large numbers of beachgoers enjoying the Northern Region beaches. Lifeguards recorded 18 rescues and 16 assists. The rescues were at: Sunset Beach where a swimmer was pulled from the water unwell having swallowed ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Daily Report For New Year's Day 2022

Sunday, 2 January 2022, 6:48 am | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summary – Saturday 1 January 2022 It’s been a reasonably busy day to start the year with extraordinarily high headcounts at nearly all of our beaches and a steady flow of incidents all day. At 1104 this morning, Orewa kicked of the day by reporting ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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