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Pioneers celebrate 50 years of nippers

Posted by Alana McIsaac on Monday, November 5, 2018

Stephen Burn vividly remembers coming off Mount Maunganui’s Main Beach beach as a frozen five-year-old nipper, blue lips and shaking, and being treated to a deliciously hot, sugary cup of tea, dispensed in a giant ceramic teapot.

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Olympian takes the helm of Kiwi surf lifesaving team for world champs

Posted by Administrator on Monday, November 5, 2018

The Black Fins national surf lifesaving team is just weeks from defending a three-tournament winning streak at the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC) in Adelaide next month, and have announced they are excited to have Olympian Steven Kent as team captain at the head of the charge.

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Final Black Fins team member announced for Lifesaving World Championships

Posted by Alana McIsaac on Friday, October 26, 2018

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) is pleased to announce the final member of the 2018 Black Fins Team is Murdoch Finch (Omanu SLSC) who will join the team to compete at the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC) in November.

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No Excuses!

Posted by Administrator on Thursday, October 25, 2018

This summer every water user is being urged to not fall back on excuses, know how to keep themselves safe and know the rules.

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Nippers celebrate 50 years at Mount Maunganui

Posted by Administrator on Thursday, October 25, 2018

One of the proudest moments in Mount Maunganui's storied history was the formation of the nippers movement in New Zealand, right here, in 1968.  They're celebrating that milestone on November 4, paying tribute to some of the incredible pioneers that helped get things going.

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