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Former world champ taking rowing skills to the beach

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Thursday, February 5, 2015

He’s been a world champion, a trans-Atlantic rower and a fire-fighting pin-up boy. Now Paul Gerritsen will add another representative honour to his resume this weekend when he and his Piha men’s surf boat crew take on Australia’s best at Waihi Beach.

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High Performance positions available

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is seeking applications for a number of roles within the High Performance programme for the 2015-16 season.

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Westshore Lifeguard wins national surf lifesaving award

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The rescue of four teenagers at an unpatrolled Whakatane beach on December 28 has won a national surf lifesaving award.

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BP Rescue of the Month winners- December 2014

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Monday, February 2, 2015

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate the following clubs on winning the BP Rescue of the Month Awards for December 2014

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January beach drownings near 2014 total

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Friday, January 30, 2015

There have been eight drownings at beaches so far this January – just under the total number of beach drownings for all of 2014 (11 deaths).

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