Tairua Surf Life Saving Club partners with school to bring beach safety education into the curriculum

Posted by Lwindi Ellis on Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Lifesaving knowledge and the learning benefits of a risky and unstable natural environment is part of the everyday learning for every kid in Tairua. Despite the red traffic light system, Tairua School has partnered with Tairua Surf Life Saving Club to bring outdoor beach safety education using the equipment and skills of lifeguards into the regular curriculum. All students are taking part in the programme that the partners hope will continue for five years.

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Ōtaki Surf Life Saving Club translates website into Māori to better represent community

Posted by Lwindi Ellis on Wednesday, February 16, 2022

With a desire to be more representative and inclusive of the community they serve, the Ōtaki Surf Life Saving Club in Kāpiti has made their website bilingual, with content on their homepage now in both English and te reo Māori.

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Taranaki Search and Rescue Squad Awarded 3rd Place for Nov '21 bp Rescue of the Month

Posted by Lwindi Ellis on Thursday, February 10, 2022

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Karekare Surf Life Saving Club Awarded 2nd Place for Nov '21 bp Rescue of the Month

Posted by Lwindi Ellis on Thursday, February 10, 2022

A Missing Pair of Jandals and a Dramatic After-hours Rescue Saves Family from Deadly Rip After two busy days of patrolling and rescues at Karekare beach, lifeguard Shalema Wanden-Hannay returned to...

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Muriwai Volunteers Awarded 1st Place for Nov '21 bp Rescue of the Month

Posted by Lwindi Ellis on Thursday, February 10, 2022

Muriwai SAR Squad rescue people trapped by West Auckland flash flood. On the 31st of August 2021 calls flooded into the Police 111 line when Kumeu, Huapai, and Waimauku received over 91mm of rain i...

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