BP Rescue of the Month winners- January 2015

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate the following clubs on winning the BP Rescue of the Month Awards for January 2015.

• Northern Region - Northern Regional Lifeguards - view the citation
• Eastern Region - Ngati Porou Surf Life Saving Club - view the citation
• Central Region - Taranaki Rescue Squad- view the citation
• Southern Region - Brighton Surf Life Saving Club - view the citation

The national winner is the Taranaki Rescue Squad for the rescue of six people stranded on Seagull Rock on January 19. 

As national winners, the squad 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 February 2015 BP Rescue of the Month Awards close on March 8. Click here for more information.


 Pictured is BP Dealer Operator Bob McLean with lifeguards Adam Fraser and Brad McCormack.

For more information, please contact:

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