Tag: Water Safety

Congestion compromises safety

08:00 Wed, 1 Feb

The Northland Regional Council is taking a closer look at the Mangawhai Estuary with the idea of committing additional resources to the area, particularly during...

Don’t be ‘That’ guy

08:30 Wed, 30 Nov

Water Safety NZ is calling on everyone, but particularly men, to step up this summer and take safety around water seriously. Last year, of the...

Precautions urged in wake of child drownings

10:00 Fri, 8 Oct

Research conducted by Water Safety New Zealand published this month underlines the need for closer supervision of children under five to prevent infant drowning. The...

Water precautions save lives

09:48 Mon, 11 Jan

Water Safety NZ (WSNZ) is appealing to people to make wise decisions around water this summer. Preliminary figures indicate that the preventable fatal drowning toll...

‘Old4new’ lifejacket swap in Snells

12:33 Mon, 30 Nov

Old lifejackets may look nostalgic but they lack modern safety features. Coastguard is inviting boaties to trade in their mouldy, old, out-of-date lifejackets for a...

Motor maintenance saves dollars

10:26 Mon, 18 Nov

Matakana Marine manager Aaron Stenbeck says there are basic steps that boaties can take to make sure their engines don’t blow up at the start...

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