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Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Surf Lifesaving
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Surf Life Saving is the leading water safety organisation in New Zealand. We have been providing Surf Lifesaving services to New Zealand communities for nearly 100 years. But providing beach patrols each summer is just part of what we do. Find out more....

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Thursday, 14 April 2022
Surf Lifesaving 3:45PM
Final Surf Life Saving patrols of the season set to take place over Easter

As the long weekend approaches lifeguards at several Northern and Eastern beaches are getting ready for their final patrols of the season over the Easter holiday.


Friday, 24 April 2020
Surf Lifesaving 5:06PM
Surf Life Saving season wraps up in a hurry

After a busy summer, COVID-19 brought the 2019-2020 Surf Life Saving season to a grinding halt two weeks early.


Sunday, 11 November 2012
Surf Lifesaving 3:51PM
Kiwis close in on world surf title

The New Zealand surf lifesaving team is closing in on their first world lifesaving title in 14 years after a remarkable day on Glenelg Beach in Adelaide yesterday.


Saturday, 10 November 2012
Surf Lifesaving 1:13PM
Hind blinder helps NZ surf team into second

Natasha Hind tore apart the record books as her New Zealand team continued their rampage at day two of the Rescue 2012 world lifesaving championships in Adelaide yesterday.


Friday, 9 November 2012
Surf Lifesaving 2:20PM
Kiwis in commanding position after first full day at Rescue 2012

Three gold medals to Wellington swimmer Samantha Lee has New Zealand in a commanding position after the first full day of competition at the Rescue 2012 Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide.


Friday, 2 November 2012
Surf Lifesaving 10:11PM
Surf Life Saving National Appeal, Save the Date

The Surf Life Saving National Appeal week is coming up from December 2-8.


Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Surf Lifesaving 1:57PM
Masters of Manikins and Medleys

Ever wondered just what it takes to drag a wet body out of the water to safety? The Lifesaving World Championships is where you’ll see the best in the world compete at doing just that.


Friday, 19 October 2012
Surf Lifesaving 5:39PM
BeachEd Programme wins water safety award

Surf Life Saving New Zealand has been recognized for its efforts in teaching kids how to stay safe on the beach.


Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Surf Lifesaving 5:24PM
Surf Life Saving: On the beach and online

Today Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) launched their summer patrol season with an innovative new website that makes finding the right beach easy.


Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Surf Lifesaving 2:41PM
State Pool Champs Showcases Rescue Skills

Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s first national event for the season kicks off this weekend with the single largest pool event in the country, The State New Zealand Pool Championships.


Wednesday, 29 August 2012
Surf Lifesaving 6:14PM
NZ Surf Life Saving Team aim to take World Title from the Aussies

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) today announced the New Zealand team aiming to take the world title from Australia at the Lifesaving World Championships in November.


Monday, 13 August 2012
Kayaking 1:40PM
Lisa Carrington wins Olympic Gold

Surf Life Saving New Zealand are extremely proud of Olympic medal winner Lisa Carrington and congratulates Canoe Racing New Zealand on this significant achievement.


Monday, 23 July 2012
Surf Lifesaving 8:44AM
Nippers to Olympians

The Olympics are just around the corner and Surf Life Saving New Zealand is proud to have a few of their own competing at the 2012 London Olympic Games.


Monday, 2 July 2012
Surf Lifesaving 12:52PM
Northern Region Lifeguards awarded for services over summer

Surf Lifeguards from Ninety-Mile Beach down to Raglan were acknowledged on Saturday night at the Surf Life Saving Northern Region annual Awards of Excellence for their efforts and achievements in Surf Life Saving.


Friday, 29 June 2012
Surf Lifesaving 5:37PM
Passionate Surf Life Saving Supporter Drives Away in Style

Joy Clark counted herself lucky today as she drove away in a Toyota Highlander and $10,000 all thanks to her continuing support of the Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) Lottery.


Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Surf Lifesaving 4:57PM
Surf Life Saving Patrol Season Winds Down


Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Surf Lifesaving 4:41PM
Surf Lifeguards battle for top club honours with support of State

GISBORNE — After 181,000 hours of beach patrols and 967 rescues so far this summer - 1230 Surf Lifeguards will gather in Gisborne this week to compete in the State New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championship.


Monday, 19 December 2011
Surf Lifesaving 1:06PM
National Jandal Day Raises $380,000 For Surf Life Saving

The New Zealand public proved just how much it values the essential service surf lifeguards provide on our beaches when they donated generously to Surf Life Saving’s national appeal day raising $380,000.


Friday, 2 December 2011
Surf Lifesaving 5:16PM
Prime Minister Supports National Jandal Day

Prime Minister, John Key lent his support to Surf Life Saving's National Jandal Day today joining surf lifeguards for a photo this afternoon in Cambridge.


Thursday, 1 December 2011
Surf Lifesaving 3:19PM
Jandals The Order Of The Day Tomorrow For Surf Life Saving's National Jandal Day

They are called Flip-Flops in the UK and US, Thongs in Australia, Slip-Slops in South Africa and Sandals in Hawaii, but here in New Zealand there’s only one name for our favourite footwear – Jandals.


Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Fundraiser 4:07PM
Countdown To Surf Life Saving's National Jandal Day Appeal

New Zealanders are being encouraged to kick off the high-heels, smart work shoes and strappy sandals and throw on a pair of jandals to support Surf Life Saving's National Jandal Day on Friday 2 December.


Friday, 11 November 2011
Surf Lifesaving 5:48PM
Survivor of near drowning supports National Jandal Day

Earlier this year school teacher Mark Adam was lying on Mangawhai Beach unconscious and not breathing.


Surf Lifesaving 2:23PM
Survivor of near drowning calls on the public to dig deep for Surf Life Saving's National Jandal Day

Earlier this year school teacher Mark Adam was lying on Mangawhai Beach unconscious and not breathing.


Tuesday, 8 November 2011
Surf Lifesaving 2:57PM
National Jandal Day - 2 December 2011

Surf Life Saving’s annual appeal day, National Jandal Day, is fast approaching! We would love you to encourage your readers/viewers/listeners to get behind National Jandal Day by wearing jandals on Friday 2 December 2011 and donating to a worthy cause.


Saturday, 29 October 2011
Deaths 12:54PM
Another Tragic Drowning At Karioitahi Beach Shocks Lifeguards

Surf lifeguards from Kariaotahi Surf Life Saving Club have been involved this morning in the recovery of a body.


Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Surf Lifesaving 2:21PM
Surf Lifeguards Search For Missing Men At Port Waikato

WAIKATO — Surf Lifeguards in two Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB) this morning joined Police and Land Search and Rescue in the on-going search for two missing men after three men were swept out to sea while net fishing yesterday afternoon at the mouth of the Waikato River.


Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Surf Lifesaving 3:03PM
Surf Lifeguards prepare to begin patrols

Surf Lifeguards are set to begin patrols on our most popular beaches from Labour weekend as the weather starts to warm up.


Thursday, 13 October 2011
News 7:10PM
Government grant assists Surf Life Saving leaders of the future

As the Surf Life Saving season is set to begin at Labour weekend, the Prime Minister, Rt Hon John Key was today greeted by a flotilla of four Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB’s) after presenting a special $250,000 grant to Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) in recognition of 100 years of outstanding community service on New Zealand’s beaches.


Sunday, 25 September 2011
News 5:39PM
Surf Lifeguards Receive Awards of Excellence

Over 65 of New Zealand’s elite Surf Lifeguards and members will be officially recognised this weekend for their hard work and dedication to save lives on New Zealand beaches.


Tuesday, 20 September 2011
News 1:18PM
Surf Lifeguards deliver Lifesaving First Aid in Real Life Emergency


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