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Monday, 11 July 2016
Preparation makes the difference for rock fisher 421 views

Tuesday, 29 March 2016
New leader at the helm 531 views

Monday, 23 November 2015
Request to Press: use of consistent water safety messaging key 934 views

Friday, 16 October 2015
Your lifejacket is your friend - zip up, clip up and get on board If there’s one message from Maritime NZ’s ‘Prep, Check, Know’ that WaterSafe Auckland (WAI) wants boaties to take on board this is it: WEAR A LIFEJACKET! “Last year 27 recreational boaties lost their lives and 18 of them could have been saved had they been wearing a lifejacket,” says WAI’s Chief Executive Jonny Gritt. 412 views

Thursday, 14 May 2015
New ways of making Auckland water safe for all Friday May 15 is International Water Safety Day, and WaterSafe Auckland (WAI) is calling everyone to action to work toward a water safe Auckland free from drowning. 817 views

Thursday, 8 January 2015
Mum, Dad & Kids - safer in the water with Whānau Nui Parents will feel safer and more confident with their children around water after participating in a FREE family water safety and aquatic competency programme run by WaterSafe Auckland ("WAI") on offer at 20 Auckland locations this month. 561 views

Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Zip up, clip in and get on board with #wearit4work On the pitch, in the classroom, the boardroom or building site, WaterSafe Auckland (WAI) is asking everyone to zip up and clip in with their new initiative #wearitforwork, a fun photo competition to help raise awareness for the wearing of lifejackets. 458 views

Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Lifejacket hubs keep water safety education afloat   Lifejackets and lifejacket education will be more accessible for Auckland's Pacific community with the establishment of a chain of 'lifejacket hubs' at six South Auckland Pacific churches this week. 417 views

Friday, 20 December 2013
"Stay With Me Around Water" Make sure you can always Reach, See and Hear young children under your responsibility in and around water. 405 views

Wednesday, 11 December 2013
New tool to help reduce Pacific drownings WaterSafe Auckland has great pleasure in announcing the release of the Pacific water safety DVD "There Will Be Another Day", another tool in the campaign to prevent further unecessary drowning among our Pacific peoples. 411 views

Friday, 18 October 2013
Being Wai Wise benefits Waitakere's youth Significant improvement in personal water safety skills, increased self-esteem, leadership skills, social connectedness and community wellbeing, and career and employment pathways, are an example of the positive outcomes of Wai Wise, a drowning prevention programme targeting Waitakere's young people and their families. 334 views

Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Lifejacket bylaw review stands alone Auckland Council’s Regulatory and Bylaws Committee agreed yesterday to separate the Lifejacket Bylaw consultation from that of the wider Navigation Safety Bylaw. 278 views

Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Community calling for compulsory lifejackets 352 views

Thursday, 28 March 2013
Land-based fishers urged to wear lifejackets Be prepared with knowledge of local conditions and dangers, take appropriate safety precautions, know your limits and above all wear your lifejacket. 298 views

Friday, 21 December 2012
Stay With Me Around Water Make sure you can always Reach, See and Hear young children under your responsibility in and around water. 261 views

Friday, 31 August 2012
Lifejackets keep water safety education afloat in Franklin 302 views

Wednesday, 4 July 2012
Lifejackets keep water safety education afloat Knowing how and when to wear a lifejacket is critical in learning to be safer around water, and thanks to the generous donation of a large quantity of lifejackets to WaterSafe Auckland (WAI) more Aucklanders will get the opportunity to do just that. 472 views

Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Working to reduce Maori childhood drowning As the world recognises International Water Safety Day, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Puau Te Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa in Glen Innes, Auckland, is revelling in the positive outcomes achieved in the few short weeks since a portable pool was installed under WaterSafe Auckland’s Pools2Schools™ KiwiSport initiative funded by Sport Auckland. 313 views

Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Whanau Nui is back, with FREE water safety and swim Drowning is still the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children in New Zealand and Counties Manukau families are urged to take advantage of Whanau Nui, FREE family lessons returning Monday April 16. 300 views

Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Water safety plea for Auckland Continue to be prepared with knowledge of local conditions and dangers, take appropriate safety precautions, know your limits, wear your lifejacket and above all, keep young children within sight and reach. 297 views

Friday, 23 December 2011
Lifeguards to help locate remote rock fishers Joint Press Release: WaterSafe Auckland Inc., Auckland Council, Surf Life Saving Northern Region The employment of lifeguards to seek out rock fishers in remote locations could help save more lives on Auckland’s notorious west coast this summer. 264 views

Wednesday, 21 December 2011
Water safety plea for parents and caregivers Be within sight and reach of young children, be aware of all potential water hazards, put appropriate safety precautions in place and be prepared. 363 views

Friday, 16 December 2011
Mayor urges net-fishing safety awareness Mayor Len Brown is lending his voice to a water safety campaign aimed at Auckland’s Pacific Island community. 336 views