Whangamata SLSC

Whangamata SLSC - Cap

Club Details

Email
admin@whangamatasurf.co.nz
Website
http://www.whangamatasurf.co.nz
Phone
07 865 8401
Contact
Andrea Paynter
07 865 8401

Addresses

Physical

Cnr Lowe Street & Esplanade Drive
Whangamata 3620

Postal

PO Box 185
Whangamata 3643

Club Overview

Whangamata SLSC is based in the Coromandel. Whangamata SLSC was officially formed on 1 December 1949, at this time there were only 6 Volunteer Lifeguards to patrol the beach. Whangamata SLSC have come a long way since the inception and now boast a strong membership base and have some of the best club facilities within Surf Life Saving New Zealand, Whangamata offer full time professional patrols during the peak summer period.
2015 Bay of Plenty / Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Sports Team of the Year (U19 Mens Boat crew) along with Mt Maunganui U19 Mens Canoe Crew
2016 Bay of Plenty / Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel Club of the Year
2018 Zespri Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel BP Rescue of the Year / 31st March 2018 rescue.
2019 Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel Rescue of the Year. 20 November, 2018.
2019 Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel Pacific Medicare Patrol Club of the Year
2020 Zespri Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - International Sports Team of the Year - U23 Male Surf Boat Crew

Club Roles

Search & Rescue Coordinator:
Brendan Robertson
Search & Rescue Coordinator:
Andrew Hodgson
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Kevin Thorburn
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Rafael Dias
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Callum Fulton
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Maddison Hartley
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Nathan Hight

Patrol Hours

Whangamata 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 October 2021.