- 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 will be patrolled by Surf Lifeguards every Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday from 11am to 4pm* between 23rd October 2021 until 18th April 2022. Week day patrols from 1030am to 630pm start from 13th December 2021 until 21st January 2022 *hours may be extended.