- Michael Lawrence
C/- 20 Beach Road
Kariaotahi provides volunteer surf rescue services on weekends and public holidays from Labour Weekend through to the end of the Easter school holidays, and hosts the Regional Lifeguard Service for the weekdays from mid December through to the end of January. Kariaotahi also has an active call-out squad that can attend to incidents in our area of expertise on demand throughout the year.
2012 Northern Best Patrolled Beach
2017 Northern Region Awards of Excellence - Rescue of the Year 30/01/2017
2019 Northern Region Awards of Excellence - Rescue of the Year 06/02/2019
2020 SLSNZ Online Awards of Excellence - Innovation of the Year
2020 SLSNZ Online Awards of Excellence - bp Rescue of the Year - Kariaotahi Emergency Call Out Squad
Kariaotahi Beach is patrolled on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 11:00am to 5:00pm between 7 December 2019 and 23 February 2020. These hours are reduce to 11:00am to 4:00pm between 1 March 2020 and 14 April 2020. A Regional Lifeguard Service is provided Monday to Friday from 16 December 2019 to 7 February 2020 between 11:00am and 7:00pm.