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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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Mid Winter Forum

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

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.

WATER SAFETY NEW ZEALAND MASTERS SCHOLARSHIP

WATER SAFETY NEW ZEALAND MASTERS SCHOLARSHIP

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

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

Auckland drowning fatalities YTD

There has been 8 preventable* drowning deaths in Auckland in the year to June 19, 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...

Your mobile won’t save your child from drowning

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...