Far North SLSC

Far North SLSC - Cap

Club Details

Tony Walker
09 4094800



Located next to the Ahipara Fire Station
Takahe Road
Ahipara Beach


PO Box 2
Ahipara 0481

Club Overview

Far North Surf Rescue patrol at Ahipara beach in the real Far North.Our club house is sited next to the Ahipara Fire Station. Volunteer lifeguards are rostered on weekends and public holidays between Dec and Jan and regional guards weekdays during the peak Christmas period. We are on callout for our IRB and can be asked for assistance as far as Cape Reinga in the North to Whangapae in the South. We provide a Little Nippers programe over the Summer months.We are always on the lookout for members from inexperienced to the fully trained.We are a small but friendly club with a positive attitude.
2012 SLSNZ London Trophy winners (most Surf Lifeguard and Instructor Awards in one season per capita of members)
2013 SLSNR Volunteer of the Year - Simon Smith and Liz Arcus
2017 SLSNZ Awards of Excellence - Rescue of the Year (9 March 2017)
2018 Northern Awards of Excellence - Rescue of the Year

Club Roles

Search & Rescue Coordinator:
Thom Anderson
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Anthony Brian Walker
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Victoria Rehu
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Akesa Waitai-Ifopo
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Kane Matuschka
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Jessica Hone
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Kate Clarke
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Patau Tepania
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Ryan Wild

Patrol Hours

Ahipara Beach is NOT CURRENTLY patrolled by Surf Lifeguards in Winter months. In an emergency call 111 and ask for Police assistance. Surf Lifeguard patrols will resume in December 2021.