2014 BP Leaders for Life candidates announced

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is pleased to confirm our 2014 BP Leaders for Life candidates.

We will now be combining the Central and Southern regions, which will be held in Wellington, and the Eastern and Northern regions, which will be held in Auckland.

The programme kicks-off with the first of the workshops at the end of May and will run through until mid-August.

For people who applied before April11, SLSNZ offered them the chance to win back the user pays component of the cost. The lucky winner is Chloe Harris from North Beach SLSC who will now take part in the programme free of charge.

The 2014 BP Leaders for Life candidates are as follows:

Central Region:

• Jacob Davies, staff
• Sam Kelleher, Lyall Bay
• Lizzy Bunckenburg, Worser Bay
• Laura Bertelsen, Otaki
• George Sims, Riversdale
• Adam Fraser, Fitzroy
• Liam Cole, East End
• Katie Watts, Fitzroy
• Emma Hubbard, Pacific
• Jemma Pentelow, Opunake

Southern Region:

• Paige Newman, Brighton
• Charlotte Ibbotson, Warrington
• Toni Cranko, Sumner
• Imogen Doyle, Warrington/St Clair
• Sam Smith, Warrington/St Kilda
• Clara Fergus, Sumner
• Aidan Duffy, Waikuku
• Chloe Harris, North Beach
• Kate Suter, Sumner

Eastern Region:

• Thomas Yule, Omanu
• Lauren Bracken, Pauanui
• Sarah Leppard, staff
• James Lloyd, Waihi Beach
• Spencer Raymond, Pauanui
• Katrina Madill, Mount Maunganui
• Hayden Varcoe, Pukehina
• Lyndell McGregor, Waihi Beach
• Sam Watson, Waihi Beach
• Elizabeth McLean, Onemana

Northern Region:

• Daniel Short, Mairangi Bay
• Rory Futter, Bethells Beach
• Gracey Monteith, Piha

Click here for more information on BP Leaders for Life or contact SLSNZ Member Development Manager Belinda Slement on (04) 560- 0371 or email 


For more information, please contact:

Lisa Honeybone, Media & Communications Specialist, SLSNZ
Phone 09 303 9335 or 0276 488 823