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From teenage recruit to SLSNZ president

Posted by SLS Media on Thursday, November 14, 2019

Marilyn Moffatt’s first interaction with surf lifesaving came about by accident in 1971, when she was 14 years old. Forty-eight years later she has become the second female President of Surf Life Saving New Zealand.


Four teens blown 3.5km out to East Coast sea on inflatable kayaks

Posted by SLS Media on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Four teenagers in inflatables had a lucky escape on the afternoon of November 9 when they were blown 3.5 kilometres off a Gisborne beach and a waterproof cellphone made the difference.


Four off-duty junior lifeguards pull off real-life rescue at Canterbury beach

Posted by SLS Media on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

When Jorja Butler got caught in a rip at her local beach she feared she would drown. The 11-year-old was swimming at Waikuku in North Canterbury on Sunday with her friend, Nicole Kuch, also 11.


Relief at rescue as four pulled from rip

Posted by Administrator on Monday, November 11, 2019

Lua Rasmussen will never forget the sight of a surf life-saver paddling out to save her. The 20-year-old student was among four friends caught in a rip at St Kilda Beach and sucked about 300m out to sea.


New Zealanders vote remote Otago Surf Life Saving club the winner

Posted by SLS Media on Monday, November 11, 2019

BP and Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) have announced that the remote Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club, located nine kilometres north of Nugget Point Lighthouse in Otago, is the winner of BP’s 2019 Vote the Boat campaign.

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