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Muriwai VLS

Muriwai VLS - Cap

Club Details

Email
administrator@muriwaisurf.org.nz
Website
http://www.muriwaisurf.org.nz
Phone
09 4118055
Contact
Linda Read

Addresses

Physical

100 Jack Butt Lane
Muriwai Regional Park
Muriwai Beach
Waimauku 0881

Postal

PO Box 526
Kumeu 0841

Club Overview

Situated on a fifty kilometer stretch of Auckland's rugged west coast, Muriwai is renowned for it's stunning scenery, abundant wildlife and its sparkling black sand. The Muriwai Volunteer Lifeguard Service found its origins in 1948 after a series of near tragedies encouraged the local community to form a lifesaving club. For over sixty years Muriwai lifeguards have patrolled this isolated paradise, preventing injury and loss of life on one of Auckland's most popular beaches.
2012 Northern Region Innovation of the Year - work with Unitec
2012 Northern Region IRB Championships winner
2012 SLSNZ Innovation of the Year winners
2015 Rescue of the Year - rescue at Muriwai for the rescue of a surfer stuck in the caves near the Gannet colony. (along with SLS Northern)
2017 SLSNZ Awards of Excellence - Innovation of the Year (Drone Project)

Patrol Hours

The volunteer patrol service at this beach will commence in the summer season. More information about the 2018/2019 season (including start/end dates and times) will be available here once they are confirmed.