- Boyd Harris - Chairperson
- +64 7 5737966
Te Puke 3189
PO Box 82
Te Puke 3153
You will find Pukehina Surf Rescue at the end of the Pukehina Beach Parade. We have a large junior surf club of 4 -13 year old's who meet at the beach each Sunday at 10.15 am until midday. There is also an active group of 14 year olds' and above who patrol the beach and assist with the juniors during summer. We offer swim training twice a week at the local Pongakawa School and board training at the beach twice a week.
2014 & 2017 Bay of Plenty/Coromandel Awards of Excellence - BOP Patrol Club of the Year
2018 Zespri Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - BOP BP Rescue of the Year / 11th March 2018 Rescue
2018 Zespri Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - BOP Patrol Club of the Year
Pukehina Beach is patrolled on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 10 November 2019 to 8 February 2020. Volunteer lifeguards patrol on Sundays only from 10:00am to 4:00pm between 10 November 2019 and 1 December 2019. Between 7 December 2019 and 23 February 2020 volunteer lifeguards patrol from 10:00am to 4:30pm all weekend. From 24 February 2020 to 8 February 2020 patrol hours reduce to 10:00am to 4:00pm on Sundays only. A Regional Lifeguard Service operates from 10:00am to 6:00pm from 23 December 2019 to 23 January 2020.