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Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s elite surf lifeguards level up at National Lifeguard School

Posted by Alana McIsaac on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A group of Kiwi heroes already dedicated to saving lives are about to become even more super, when they hit the beaches for this season’s National Lifeguard School.  This training will upskill them to Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) highest lifeguard qualification – The Advanced Lifeguard Award.

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Upskilling our volunteer surf lifeguards: Eastern Region Zespri Intermediate Lifeguard School

Posted by Administrator on Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Over 20 volunteer surf lifeguards are set to attend the Zespri Intermediate Lifeguard School at Whangamata, where they’ll learn vital skills required to perform tricky rescues and ultimately save lives, thanks to support from local Kiwifruit growers through Zespri.

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Kiwi Black Fins team to fight for fourth-straight World Championship

Posted by Administrator on Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The New Zealand Open surf lifesaving team are about to battle the world’s best lifeguards, with hopes of bringing home a fourth-straight world championship title against teams from 44 other countries from around the world at the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC).

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Pioneers celebrate 50 years of nippers

Posted by Alana McIsaac on Monday, November 5, 2018

Stephen Burn vividly remembers coming off Mount Maunganui’s Main Beach beach as a frozen five-year-old nipper, blue lips and shaking, and being treated to a deliciously hot, sugary cup of tea, dispensed in a giant ceramic teapot.

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Olympian takes the helm of Kiwi surf lifesaving team for world champs

Posted by Administrator on Monday, November 5, 2018

The Black Fins national surf lifesaving team is just weeks from defending a three-tournament winning streak at the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC) in Adelaide next month, and have announced they are excited to have Olympian Steven Kent as team captain at the head of the charge.

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