Whakatane SLSC

Whakatane SLSC - Cap

Club Details

07 2815279
Janet Milbank
07 308 4736



Mair Street
Whakatane 3121


PO Box 2011
Whakatane 3159

Club Overview

The Whakakatane Surf Lifesaving Club is based at Ohope Beach in the Bay of Plenty. In 2008 the Club celebrated its 75th Anniversary and today still is an integral part of the beach, Whakatane town and the district.
2013 Bay of Plenty/Coromandel Rescue of the Year (6th January 2013)
2014 Bay of Plenty/Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Bay of Plenty Rescue of the Year - 10th August 2013
Whakatane Club hosted the 2014 & 2016 National & Masters Championships
2014 SLSNZ Awards of Excellence - BP Rescue of the Year (Peter, Matthew & Katherine Craig)
2016 Bay of Plenty / Coromandel Awards of Excellence - BOP Rescue of the Year (7th December, 2015)
2020 Zespri Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - BOP Patrol Club of the Year

Club Roles

Search & Rescue Coordinator:
Campbell Reid
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Tony Lovett
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Hamish Reid

Patrol Hours

Whakatane 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 November 2021.