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Know before you go, The Water Safety CODE

   

Supporting all people in New Zealand to enjoy the water safely

     

 
 

 

Water safety ambassador for toddlers and babies, Ameliaranne Ekenasio

Learn more about keeping babies and toddlers safe around water
 

Under-five drownings

20 years of data shows home Under Fives drowning deaths reducing. Twenty years ago, in 2000, the average rate for Under Fives drowning was 12 children per year. Of these, there were an average of eight (67%) who drowned around the home environment which includes baths, pools, buckets and other vessels. In 2019, the average rate for Under Five drownings was four per year, of which two (50%) occurred in the home environment. 

 
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