C/- 20 Beach Road
Kariaotahi provides volunteer surf rescue services on weekends and public holidays from Labour Weekend through to the end of the Easter school holidays, and hosts the Regional Lifeguard Service for the weekdays from mid December through to the end of January. Kariaotahi also has an active call-out squad that can attend to incidents in our area of expertise on demand throughout the year.
2012 Northern Best Patrolled Beach
2017 Northern Region Awards of Excellence - Rescue of the Year 30/01/2017
Kariaotahi Beach is patrolled on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 10:30am to 5:00pm between 20 October 2018 and 25 November 2018. These hours are extended to 10:00am to 6:30pm between 8 December 2018 and 24 February 2019. Hours then extend to 9:30am to 7:00pm between 22 December 2018 and 17 February 2019. Hours return to 10:00am to 6:30pm from 23 February 2019 to 17 March 2019. Patrolled times reduce to 10:30am to 5:00pm between 23 March 2019 and 22 April 2019.
A Regional Lifeguard Service is provided Monday to Friday from 17 December 2018 to 8 February 2019 between 11:00am and 7:00pm.