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Holiday drowning toll up on five year average

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Monday, 4 January 2016

Ten people died by drowning in New Zealand waters this official Christmas holiday period (4pm Christmas Eve until 6am this morning) – the same as last year’s grim holiday toll and three more deaths than the five-year average of seven.

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National surf teams announced for Trans-Tasman competition

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Saturday, 2 January 2016

The Titahi Bay men’s team has been selected to represent New Zealand and compete in Australia at the Australian Surf Rowers League near Sydney later this year, after battling brutal conditions at the Whangamata Surf Boat Spectacular today.

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Surf boat crews overcome brutal conditions in Whangamata

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Saturday, 2 January 2016

Over 40 teams from around New Zealand competed in brutal conditions at the second round of the New Zealand Surf Boat Series held at the Whangamata Surf Boat Spectacular today.

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Piha member receives New Year Honour

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Friday, 1 January 2016

Surf Life Saving New Zealand would like to formally congratulate Rodger Curtice who has been honoured in the 2016 New Year Honours list.

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New Zealand crews to be named at Whangamata Surf Boat Spectacular

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Around 46 crews and 230 competitors will join holiday makers in the popular holiday hotspot Whangamata on Saturday for the second round of the New Zealand Surf Boat Series.

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