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Sam talks to Steve Bloxham from Auckland Council about Pool Safety
Leilani talks about our New Settler Programme
Sarah Shares our Youth's Views on Drowning
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
Dr Kevin Moran talks about water competence
Keeping under 5s safer in, on and near water.
Westhaven, Auckland - Drowning Prevention Auckland has been successful in receiving funding for five lifejacket hubs from Maritime NZ. Auckland is very much surrounded by water environments and a large number of Aucklanders and visitors make use of our water...
Press Release: Drowning Prevention Auckland to present at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention
Westhaven, Auckland - Drowning Prevention Auckland has had seven abstracts accepted for the upcoming World Conference on Drowning Prevention 8th – 10th October in Durban, South Africa. This biennial conference brings together the world’s leading experts, research,...
When: 4.00pm - 6.00pm, Monday 1st July 2019. Where: 85 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland. Agenda: 4.00pm: Arrival (Tea & Coffee) 4.15pm: Welcome and Update on DPA e-Learning 4.25pm: Pania Elliott from Auckland Council Navigational Safety Bylaw 2014 Review...
Our very own Kevin Moran contributed to this NZ Listener article this month. Have a read.
Drowning Prevention Auckland, the lead agency for water safety coordination and education in the Auckland region, wants to share its four main messages to remember this summer.
Press Release: Drowning Prevention Auckland launches brand new website and a New Zealand first eLearning platform
Westhaven, Auckland – Drowning Prevention Auckland with 360 New Zealand’s expertise have developed a New Zealand first eLearning platform for water safety and have updated their website. The online programme allows participants to learn about the basic water competencies from anywhere in the world, free of charge.
Closing date: 18 January 2019
This scholarship is attached to a Water Safety New Zealand funded study that is focused on understanding how different factors contribute to drowning risk for different individuals and groups and aims to ensure the water safety sector can:
Our Water Safety Champion Awards, recognising organisations, community groups and individuals that have demonstrated commitment, initiative and leadership in the ‘championing’ of water safety education in the Auckland region. This could include delivering water safety education, creating or implementing solutions that address specific behaviours or problems, or raise awareness around a specific drowning issue.
There has been 8 preventable* drowning deaths in Auckland in the year to July 16, 2020, reports Water Safety New Zealand. There were 17 preventable* drowning deaths in Auckland in the 2019 year, reports WSNZ. There were 13 preventable* drowning deaths in Auckland in...