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Emotional day for shark victim's brother 50 years after he was killed

Posted by Matt Warren on Sunday, October 27, 2013

Alan Jordan had a few emotional words for his brother Les at his Dunedin gravesite, 50 years after he was killed in a brutal shark attack at the city’s picturesque St Clair beach.

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Veteran lifeguard plans to celebrate 75th Birthday with another island race

Posted by Matt Warren on Sunday, October 27, 2013

One of the oldest competitors in the St Clair Surf Life Saving Club’s annual White Island race, is vowing he will be back again next as part of his 75th birthday celebrations.

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Early morning swim turns to tragedy for young lifeguard

Posted by Matt Warren on Sunday, October 27, 2013

Early on a Wednesday morning nearly 50 years ago two Christchurch lifeguards threw their surfboards into the waves at a popular beach a few minutes from the Dunedin city centre, and dived onto them.

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Labour Weekend club celebrations

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Friday, October 25, 2013

Three clubs will be holding special celebrations over Labour Weekend as Surf Life Saving launches its summer patrol season.

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Lifeguards conquer Gold, Monster beckons

Posted by Matt Warren on Thursday, October 24, 2013

They've just completed the prestigious Coolangatta Gold - now a pair of Mount Maunganui surf lifesavers are eyeing a similar long-distance race on their home beach.

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