Surf Life Saving’s Gisborne Emergency Call Out crew recognised for high seas rescue as boat drifted toward reef

Posted by Melanie Louden on Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Four surf lifeguards from the Gisborne Emergency Call Out Squad (ECOS) have been awarded Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) prestigious BP Rescue of the Month award for December, after a daring rescue in massive storm waves on Christmas Eve.


Locals claim convincing win in thrilling New Zealand Representative Challenge fight

Posted by Administrator on Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Gisborne has been crowned the 2019 New Zealand Representative Challenge (NZRC) Champions after an impressive 20 point victory at Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) first national event of 2019 held at Midway Beach in Gisborne.


Big surf brings out skills at ERCs

Posted by Administrator on Sunday, January 27, 2019

The rising tide of young talent had their moments but it was the salty old sea dogs who barked loudest at the Eastern Regional Championships (ERCs) in Gisborne over the weekend.


Regional rivalry set to create showdown at NZ Representative Challenge

Posted by Administrator on Saturday, January 26, 2019

Over 100 athletes are gearing up to tackle the New Zealand Representative Challenge on Monday, which sees Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) regions go head-to-head to claim the top honours for this national title.


Young guns line up history at surf carnival

Posted by Administrator on Friday, January 25, 2019

The locals are ready and a young invading force has assembled, as Gisborne creates a little bit of surf lifesaving sport history this weekend.

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