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.


Award partnership to benefit lifesaving youth

Posted by Administrator on Friday, October 19, 2018

Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award (the Award) National Director, Karen Ross, and Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) Chief Executive Officer, Paul Dalton, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner together enabling them to deliver the Award to SLSNZ’s young surf lifeguards.


Surf Lifeguards offer vital beach safety advice ahead of season opener

Posted by Alana McIsaac on Thursday, October 18, 2018

New Zealand’s 5,200 strong volunteer surf lifeguard force is ready to tackle another summer by raising the iconic red and yellow flags at key spots around the country this weekend, marking the official season start of this essential emergency service.


SLSNZ Policy Consultations

Posted by Alana McIsaac on Monday, October 15, 2018

SLSNZ is now providing an update on the review process and timings for a number of these policies. See the Lifesaving Policies page on the SLSNZ website for all current policies.


Record breaking trend continues at New Zealand Pool Rescue Championships while Orewa wins title

Posted by Alana McIsaac on Sunday, October 14, 2018

An impressive total of 29 pool records have been broken at the annual Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) Pool Rescue Championships, held this weekend in Auckland.