School pools provide valuable access to aquatic education for New Zealand children, but the cost of running them is a challenge for many. About 55 percent of all primary schools in New Zealand have pools (about 1100 schools) resulting in many children missing out on vital water safety skills training at school. Keep Reading
The development of sector policy is an important part of our role as a leader and high-performance organisation.
We are seen as a body of influence and change, providing resources and delivering impactful interventions and activities, based on tangible information and well considered policy.
Water Safety New Zealand constantly works to build its internal and external capabilities to deliver policies that support activities and good decision making, particularly for groups who have key roles in the sector and wider community.