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Mid Winter Forum

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...

How to stay water safe this summer

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.


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:

Water Safety Champions Awards 2018

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.

Auckland drowning fatalities YTD

There has been 9 preventable* drowning deaths in Auckland in the year to June 7, 2019, reports Water Safety New Zealand.  There were 13 preventable* drowning deaths in Auckland in the 2018 year; reports Water Safety New Zealand.  In 2017 22 people died in preventable...