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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

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Let’s Prevent Further Rock Fishing Deaths

Let’s Prevent Further Rock Fishing Deaths

Auckland’s wild and unpredictable West Coast has claimed the lives of two people who were swept off the rocks this week, prompting Drowning Prevention Auckland to kick start its summer rock fishing awareness campaign early. Five fishers lost their lives off Auckland’s...

2020 Annual General Meeting & Forum

2020 Annual General Meeting & Forum

2pm, Thursday 26th November 2020 85 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland AGENDA 2.00pm: Welcome 2.10pm: Updated Strategy 2.25pm - 3.30pm: Forum on CPR 3.30pm: Annual General Meeting Agenda • Welcome. • Apologies. • Confirmation of Quorum. • Confirmation of the Minutes...

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...

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...

WaterSafe Auckland Inc AGM & Matapono

WaterSafe Auckland Inc AGM & Matapono

Please join us for the 25th Annual General Meeting of WaterSafe Auckland Inc., also including a focus on our Māori Water Safety Matapono and our annual Water Safety Champion Awards When: 1:30pm - 3.00pm, Monday 2nd December 2019. Where: 85 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven,...

Drowning Prevention appoints new Chief Executive

Drowning Prevention appoints new Chief Executive

WaterSafe Auckland Inc (trading as Drowning Prevention Auckland) has appointed Nicola Keen-Biggelaar as its Chief Executive. Drowning Prevention board chair Denise Atkins says Nicola brings business acumen in the commercial and ‘profit for purpose’ sector through her...

Mid Winter Forum Presentations

Mid Winter Forum Presentations

What a great mid winter forum. Thank you to all of the presenters for their insightful presentations. Below is a link to the presentations: Forum Presentations for website