BP Rescue of the Month winners- April 2015

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Thursday, May 28, 2015

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

• Northern Region - Kariaotahi - view the citation
• Eastern Region - Pauanui- view the citation
• Central Region - Palmerston North- view the citation
• Southern Region - St Kilda - view the citation

The national winner is Kariaotahi for their part in a multi-agency response in the search for a missing vessel in the Waikato River bar area on April 6. 

As national winners, Kariaotahi 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.

BP Rescue of the Month has now ended for the 2014/15 season. Click here for more information.


Kariaotahi president Jim Coe accepts the award on behalf of the club from BP Communications and External Affairs Manager Jonty Mills.

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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