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Tricky tides keep rescuers busy

Posted by Matt Warren on Monday, January 7, 2013

New Zealand's most treacherous beach, Hot Water Beach, is already on its way to racking up another high rescue count in 2013, with lifeguards and locals pulling 25 swimmers out of the surf in the first week of the year.

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Rescuers avert a triple tragedy

Posted by Matt Warren on Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A dramatic rescue at Sunset Beach on New Year's Eve has been nominated for a national surf lifesaving rescue award after a father and his two daughters were pulled from a dangerous rip.

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Lifeguards busy as flat waters fool swimmers

Posted by Matt Warren on Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Rips catch beach-goers unaware at complacent east-coast hot spots.

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Waihi Rookie Lifeguard makes rescue

Posted by Matt Warren on Monday, December 31, 2012

Waihi Beach Surf Life Saving Club's rookie lifeguard Will White along with this cousin Sergio Schuler are being hailed heroes for rescuing a man who found himself in trouble at Bowentown beach on Saturday.

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New Year Honours for our lifeguards

Posted by Matt Warren on Monday, December 31, 2012

Congratulations to previous Surf Life Saving New Zealand President Bob Harvey who has been made a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit today in the New Year Honours.

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