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Your mobile won’t save your child from drowning

Joint media release: Drowning Prevention Auckland and Auckland Swimming Association  It’s not rocket science; preventing your child from drowning is as simple as putting your device away and focusing your attention on them, say Drowning Prevention Auckland and...

Dying to help: would-be rescuers urged to consider safety first

Take time to assess the risks and your own level of water competency, and only enter the water if you have some form of flotation with you, urges Drowning Prevention Auckland, concerned at further loss of life as a result of rescue attempts. Only two days in to 2018...

All we want for Christmas

All we want for Christmas Is for Aucklanders to prioritise safety of self and others around water so no family has to face losing a loved one to drowning this Christmas.    Swimming, fishing, picnics, camping, boating, or splashing in the backyard pool – they’re all...

SPLASH is back…

SPLASH Break-Away FREE holiday programme for 11-17 year olds is back to a venue near you, in January 2018. Click here for more details. 

AGM Change of Date

The 23rd Annual General Meeting of WaterSafe Auckland Inc. (WAI) will now be held on Thursday December 7, 2017. (Previously Thursday 30 November). Time: 4.00pm - 5.45pm Place: 85 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland Agenda:  Annual General Meeting Water Safety...

Award Finalists Announced

We have great pleasure in announcing the finalists in the inaugural Drowning Prevention Auckland 'Water Safety Champion Awards 2017'. Our heartiest congratulations to all the finalists, winners will be announced at the our  AGM, 4pm-6pm, Thursday 30 November 2017....

Vacancies: Casual Summer 2017/2018

Drowning Prevention Auckland Casual Summer Job Application 2018/2019 The ideal applicant would have a strong background in the aquatic environment. Water Safety Educators During the holidays, you will be a part of the Water Safety Educators team ensuring the safe and...

Water Safety Champion Awards

Who do you know? We are pleased to announce the inaugural Drowning Prevention Auckland* 'Water Safety Champion Awards 2017' in recognition of individuals, community groups, organisations or businesses that have demonstrated commitment, initiative and leadership in the...