A day at Whangamata Surf Life Saving Club

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

This summer NZME is helping Surf Life Saving New Zealand to help save lives. The charity relies on the goodwill of thousands of volunteers, fundraising, grants and sponsorship to keep our beaches patrolled. Here's your chance to help raise money for new equipment and lifeguard training.

NZME spent the end of the year at Whangamata Surf Life Saving Club and produced these awesome videos.

After 2 deaths on Christmas Day alone, Surf Life Saving pleads with beachgoers to be sensible in the water.

60-year Surf Life Saving veteran Gary Gottlieb explains why Lifeguards need our help.

Herald readers voted Whangamata NZ’s best beach, Mayor Sandra Goudie tells us how the town thrives with booming visitor numbers.


These videos were originally published by the NZ Herald on January 1, 2020.