education • research • advocacy

Drowning Prevention Auckland (formerly WaterSafe Auckland) is a lead agency for regional water safety coordination and education in the Auckland region.
Our aim is to effect behaviour change, helping people to operate differently around water – developing risk-awareness,water consciousness and water competence – to keep themselves and others safer in, on and around water.

E-Learning Available Now

Participate in our new online learning programme to develop your water safety competencies.

About Us

Our Vision

Watersafe Auckland Inc. trading as Drowning Prevention Auckland is the acknowledged lead agency for regional water safety coordination and education in the Auckland region. Our vision is a water safe Auckland free from drowning.

Our mission is to prevent drowning through education, research and advocacy.

Latest News

DPA Covid-19 Programme Table

DPA Covid-19 Programme Table

We are keeping drowning prevention education alive! At Alert Level 2.5, the majority of our programmes are able to be delivered in some capacity. This table hopefully shows what we are able to deliver at the different Covid-19 levels. We will keep up communication...

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2019 AGM & Māori Water Safety Mātāpono

2019 AGM & Māori Water Safety Mātāpono

We had a great AGM & Māori Water Safety Mātāpono. Congratulations to our Water Safety Champion award winners: Individual Water Safety Champion Award: Danielle Turner & Maree Lloyd Community Water Safety Champion Award: John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams...

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