BP Rescue of the Month winners- Winter 2014

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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

Winter 2014 winners
• Northern Region - Muriwai Volunteer Lifeguard Service - view the citation
• Eastern Region - Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service- view the citation
• Central Region - Levin-Waitarere Surf Life Saving Club - view the citation
• Southern Region - Taylor's Mistake Surf Life Saving Club - view the citation

The national winner is Muriwai Volunteer Lifeguard Service  for the daring rescue of a surfer, caught against the rocks on September 29.

As national winners, Muriwai 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 December 2014 BP Rescue of the Month Awards have now closed and the winners will announced in the coming weeks. 

Click here for more information.


Pictured is Muriwai Chairman David Butt and lifeguard Tai Kahn who are presented with their $500 BP fuel voucher from BP Orewa store manager Tayla Young.

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Honeybone, Media & Communications Specialist, SLSNZ
Phone 09 303 9335 or 0276 488 823
Email lisa.honeybone@surflifesaving.org.nz


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