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Diving Safety Podcast 2

Diving Safety Podcast 2

Clayton continues his tips for safe diving practices, this time focusing on the importance of having the correct gear and how it can help keep you safe while you are diving.

Diving Safety Podcast 1

Diving Safety Podcast 1

Aquatic Educator Clayton Wikaira presents this podcast which draws safety tips and information from his 30+ years of experience diving for kaimoana. Watch to hear about Clayton's own close call and learn how to stay safe while free diving for kai.

The West Coast Rock Fishing Safety Project

The West Coast Rock Fishing Safety Project

The West Coast Rock Fishing Safety project is a programme to help educate rock fishers on how to keep themselves and others safer when rock fishing. This project began in 2006 due to a spate of rock fishing fatalities on Auckland’s West Coast in 2005 (5 drownings in 4...

PLD: Teaching Aquatics – Are You Up To Speed?

PLD: Teaching Aquatics – Are You Up To Speed?

A professional learning opportunity for ALL aquatic education teachers in primary and secondary schools. This one-day workshop will focus on current evidence-based practice in aquatic education and will include FREE in-school support.If aquatic education is to be...

Watch the DPA Mid-Winter Forum Online

Watch the DPA Mid-Winter Forum Online

We're pleased to be able to share with you the presentation that Teresa Stanley gave at our 2021 Mid-Winter Forum. Perceived and Real Water Competency and Drowning Risk Among Adults in Open Water: A Wicked Problem Teresa's Powerpoint presentation contained a wealth of...

Mid-Winter Forum Thursday 10 June 2021

Mid-Winter Forum Thursday 10 June 2021

Perceived and Real Water Competency and Drowning Risk Among Adults in Open Water: A Wicked ProblemJoin us for our 2021 mid-Winter Form, where this year we are excited to share Teresa Stanley’s journey of research and the doctorate she has achieved. The findings of...

New Lifejacket Hub – Bethells SLSC

New Lifejacket Hub – Bethells SLSC

Our latest lifejacket hub is now established in partnership with Bethells Surf Lifesaving Club.  This is in response to our Rock Fishing project and our knowledge that many fishers still do not wear life jackets.  One of the barriers to wearing lifejackets is the...

Engaging Newly Settled New Zealanders in Water Safety

Engaging Newly Settled New Zealanders in Water Safety

At the end of March one of our Aquatic Educators, Leilani Fuemana, presented at the Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase for 2021. Drowning prevention was a key focus of the showcase. Leilani talked to participants about Drowning Prevention...

New Early Childhood e-Learning module

New Early Childhood e-Learning module

On the eve of a nationwide strategy being released to tackle the country’s drowning statistics, Drowning Prevention Auckland is seeking to highlight the dangers that tamariki can get into without raising an alarm. The New Zealand Water Safety Sector Strategy 2025 will...

Podcasts

Sam talks to Steve Bloxham from Auckland Council about Pool Safety

Clayton talks about Kai Gathering with his elder brother Manu Wikaira and his friend Joseph Rawiri

Teresa talks to Mick Kearney from SLSNZ about Public Rescue Equipment (PRE)

Nicola talks to Harry and Clayton about their community programmes

Sarah talks to Victoria from North Piha SLSC about being a lifeguard

Harry talks to Stuart Leighton from Auckland Council about Rock Fishing

James talks to Jonathan from Aakron Xpress and Sarah from Coastguard Boating Education about Boat Safety

Tom talks to Stuart Leighton from Auckland Council about our Coastal Awareness Course