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A monthly update and archive of news relating to Water Safety New Zealand and issues involving water safety, better water skills and drowning prevention.
What many might not realise is Coastguard is a charity that provides New Zealand’s primary maritime search and rescue service. Keep Reading
Surf lifeguards from around the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel areas made waves at one of the first Wahine on Water Events,... Keep Reading
Lifeguards will patrol 15 major beaches in the northern region over Easter, before taking down the flags for the last time this season on Monday, 22 April. Keep Reading
Ashburton District Council, Water Safety New Zealand irrigation companies, MHV Water, Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation, and Ashburton Lyndhurst Irrigation, are pushing the importance of adult supervision around water. . . . In the last 10 years, there have been 58 preventable toddler drownings in New Zealand. As a vibrant farming community, the Ashburton District has many water… Keep Reading
Lifeguard patrols end on Northland surf beaches this weekend. Keep Reading
Auckland's real-time Safeswim app to be sold overseas as a multi-million dollar product. Keep Reading
Boaties urged to make lifesaving checks before heading out into the water this Easter Keep Reading
In the East Coast, popular recreational activities include waka ama, swimming, surfing and fishing- and they aren't without risk. Ngāti Porou Surf Life... Keep Reading
Napier City Councillors are divided over the future of the Onekawa Pools. Keep Reading
Safety video highlights need to be vigilant to prevent young children drowning. Keep Reading
New Zealand's had enough, after 58 preventable toddler drownings in 10 years. Keep Reading