Far North SLSC

Far North SLSC - Cap

Club Details

Tony Walker



Far North Surf Rescue
43 Takahe Road
Ahipara Beach


PO Box 2
Ahipara 0481

Club Overview

Far North Surf Rescue patrol is based at Paripari (Ahipara) in the Far North. Our club house lifeguards are rostered on weekends and public holidays between Dec and Feb and regional guards weekdays during the peak Christmas period. We are a 24 hour Search And Rescue callout Squad and will assist as far as Cape Reinga in the North to Hokianga in the South. We provide a Junior Surf and a Beach Education program over the Summer months.We are always looking for new members to join our friendly and positive surf club.
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 Thom Anderson and Anthony Roy Walker.

Club Roles

Search & Rescue Coordinator:
Willy Cummings
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Akesa Waitai-Ifopo
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Jessica Hone
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Kane Matuschka
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Ryan Wild
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Thom Anderson
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Tony Walker
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Vicki Rehu
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Kate Clarke
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Patau Tepania

Patrol Hours

Ahipara will be patrolled by Surf Lifeguards every Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday from 11am to 5pm between 11th Decemeber 2021 until 6th February 2022. Week day patrols from 10:30am to 6:30pm start from 20th December 2021 until 14th January 2022.