Here's 8 ways to keep babies and toddlers safe around water. Introducing children to water in ‘fun’ ways, in the familiar surroundings of their own home can help children learn to enjoy water safely throughout their lives. Start this from birth. Keep Reading
"Keep your precious ones within arms reach around water"
Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Central Pulse netballer and Silver Ferns captain and Water Safety New Zealand ambassador
Your undivided attention when your child is around water, could be the difference between memorable, special bonding times or tragedy.
Be in the present and savour every moment when your babies are around water. Keep them in arms reach at all times.
Make your home water safe by removing or isolating all potential water hazards.
Did you know?
Pool fencing / barriers are mandatory and must be inspected every three years. Your local council will enforce this and will issue infringement and / or fix notices if required
Safety covers must be used as barriers for spa pools and hot tubs
Join the movement and pledge to actively supervise your children around water