BP Rescue of the Month winners- December 2014

Monday, 2 February 2015

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate the following clubs on winning the BP Rescue of the Month Awards for December 2014

• Northern Region - Surf Life Saving Kariaotah - view the citation
• Eastern Region - Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service- view the citation
• Central Region - Westshore Surf Life Saving Club - view the citation
• Southern Region - Christchurch Regional Guards (Spencer Park) - view the citation

The national winner is Westshore Surf Life Saving Club for a rescue performed by off-duty lifeguard Kate O'Malley while holidaying in Whakatane.

As national winners, Westshore will receive a $500 gift card from BP to help with the financial costs of keeping communities safe in the water. Our regional winners will each receive a $100 BP gift card.

Safety, excellence, courage and respect are fundamental to the work clubs deliver throughout New Zealand. The extraordinary efforts shown by all the lifeguards involved were outstanding - you can all be proud of your fellow Surf Lifeguards.

Nominations for the January 2015 BP Rescue of the Month Awards close on February 8. Click here for more information.


Pictured is BP Central Retail Area Coordinator Bonnie Howes, Lifeguard Kate O'Malley, BP Central Area Manager Alan Price and Westshore Club Captain Brian Quirk.

For more information, please contact:

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