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Weekday Lifesaving Patrols Start Today At Auckland & Waikato Beaches After 300 Per Cent Increase In Serious Incidents

Monday, 29 November 2021, 10:21 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Higher than normal numbers of beach-users over the past two weeks has resulted in a spate of drownings and near misses, prompting Surf Lifesaving Northern Region to pull forward weekday patrols on several key beaches from today. Three people have ... More >>

Surf Lifesaving Northern Region - Weekend Summary 9/10 January

Monday, 11 January 2021, 2:53 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Saturday 9th January Saturday was a tale of two coasts with a quiet day on the east but three metre waves on the west coast led to a very busy day for guards. Most patrols on the West Coast kept their flags up until 6:00pm with Muriwai, Raglan and Bethells ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Christmas-New Year Holiday Period Summary

Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 2:19 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

A summary of the action at SLSNR's beaches over the Christmas-New Year holiday period follows, along with a wrap up on the New Year's weekend just been.   OVERALL SUMMARY AND STATEMENT Dangerous use of jetskis near swimmers and issues relating ... More >>

Incoming Tide Forces Surf Lifeguards, Westpac, To Perform Daring Rock Rescue Near Karekare

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 2:06 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

A couple in their 50s had to be winched off the rocks by helicopter after getting trapped by the rising tide at Mercer Bay on Auckland’s West Coast. The pair were part of a group of four that had been walking around the rocks at the remote beach ... More >>

Surf Lifesaving Leaders Say “stay Out Of The Water” Following Late Rescue Callout Pre-lockdown

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 2:54 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Surf lifesavers were called out to a swimmer in trouble on a remote stretch of the Raglan coast just hours before the country moved to the Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown. In response, lifesaving officials have re-emphasised their advice to kiwis to stay ... More >>

SLSNR Weekend Patrol Statistics And Summary

Monday, 2 March 2020, 2:10 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Sunday Summary (1 March 2020) On Sunday there was a first aid incident at Waipu Cove where Lifeguards assisted a woman with a dislocated knee. The woman was aided off the beach by Lifeguards, and while she was moving back up the beach her knee ... More >>

SLSNR Weekend Patrol Statistics 8-9 February 2020

Monday, 10 February 2020, 9:15 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Tonight (Sunday 9 February) an after hours search and rescue was conducted at Karioitahi Beach by Surf Life Saving Kariaotahi Lifeguards after receiving a callout request at 7.19pm. Lifeguards launched an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) search for a troubled ... More >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region weekend patrol statistics

Monday, 3 February 2020, 9:32 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Surf Life Saving Northern Region weekend patrol statistics and summary (1 February – 2 February 2020) Summary On Saturday, beach numbers were relatively quiet despite soaring temperatures. More >>

Nine Rescues for Busy Lifeguard Call Out Squads

Monday, 27 May 2019, 12:49 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

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 >>

Surf Life Saving Northern Region (Raglan incident)

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 9:26 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

At 3:36pm, Surfcom were alerted by the Ambulance Service to a missing child who was swept out to sea off Ocean Beach, near the Raglan Rivermouth. Lifeguards were tasked and launched an IRB, arriving on scene within 10 minutes to begin search. More >>

Media Alert: Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Sunday, 30 December 2018, 12:18 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Police and Coastguard alerted SLSNR at 1.30pm with the original call saying two individuals needed assistance in the water. More >>

Weekend Stats 22 -23 Dec: Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Monday, 24 December 2018, 10:19 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

A few incidents occurred over the weekend with a total of three rescues. More details below. More >>

Surf Life Saving celebrates Northern Region excellence

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 4:46 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Surf Life Saving celebrates Northern Region excellence Lifeguards from Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s 17 clubs will gather on 12 August to celebrate the best of the 2016-17 season. The Region’s annual Awards of Excellence sponsored by Toyota ... More >>

Surf life saving message - “enjoy the beach.”

Sunday, 16 October 2016, 9:05 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Surf life saving message - “enjoy the beach.” “Enjoy the beach with us.” That’s the message from the Surf Life Saving Northern region (SLSNR) team as they prepare for the 2016/2017 season, which traditionally kicks off on Labour Weekend. ... More >>

Lifeguards make 26 rescues on the West Coast

Monday, 10 March 2008, 4:11 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

The stunning weather over the weekend made for busy beaches – and busy lifeguards - with volunteer surf lifeguards making 26 rescues on Auckland’s West Coast alone. More >>

Auckland Faces Service Cuts If Bill Not Passed

Friday, 22 February 2008, 5:11 pm | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Residents in the fast-growing Auckland region will see cuts in the current service levels of several life saving services and a reduction in the quality and quantity of cultural experiences on offer, say the promoters of a Private Bill being considered ... More >>

Orewa Volunteer Lifeguards Rescue Kayaker

Tuesday, 29 January 2008, 9:51 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

At 1630 this afternoon (January 28, 2008) three volunteer lifeguards from Orewa Surf Life Saving Club rescued a male kayaker that had tipped out from his kayak at 1130 this morning. More >>

Omaha reopens after yesterday’s shark incident

Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 10:04 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Climatech Regional Lifeguards will be back on duty at Omaha Beach after yesterday’s incident involving a three-metre bronze whaler shark biting the lifeguards inflatable rescue boat. More >>

Surf lifeguards rescue injured paraglider

Monday, 14 January 2008, 11:48 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

At 1530 this afternoon (January 13, 2008) volunteer lifeguards from the Mangawhai Heads Volunteer Lifeguard Service rescued a 55 year old male who crash landed while paragliding. More >>

Busy Day on Northern Region Beaches

Monday, 14 January 2008, 11:43 am | Surf Lifesaving Northern

Today (January 13, 2008) was the busiest day so far this summer for volunteer lifeguards on the 21 patrolled Northern Region beaches from Raglan to the Far North. More >>