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  1. Video for Brothers fulfill whānau surf lifesaving legacy
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    Brothers fulfill whānau surf lifesaving legacy

    Two Māori brothers are following a whānau surf lifesaving legacy, dominating their Ironman finals in NZ’s biggest surf lifesaving championships.

  2. Video for Ngāti Maniapoto lifesaving competitor wins NZ surf race finals
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    Ngāti Maniapoto lifesaving competitor wins NZ surf race finals

    A gun surf lifesaving competitor in the TSB Nationals Surf Life Saving Championships 2020 in Gisborne rises to the top in under 16’s.

  3. Video for 10km rāhui lapses on Northland beaches
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    10km rāhui lapses on Northland beaches

    In the past week, Northland waters have suffered from four drowning deaths in three days. The 10km rāhui from Uretiti Beach to Waipū that was put in place on Christmas Day has now lapsed. But local iwi Patuharakeke along with the Ruakākā Surf Lifesaving patrol remain vigilant with an expected influx of more visitors to their region.

  4. Video for 30 years of lifeguard service to "make sure people are safe"
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    30 years of lifeguard service to "make sure people are safe"

    Weaving the people together, the theme of Volunteer Week 2019, is embodied by lifeguard Peter Boyd's work building a new surf lifesaving club for his isolated East Coast community, founded on kaupapa from Ngāti Porou and Surf Life Saving New Zealand.

  5. Video for Ngāti Porou lifeguards following the legacy of their ancestor Paikea
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    Ngāti Porou lifeguards following the legacy of their ancestor Paikea

    In the East Coast, popular recreational activities include waka ama, swimming, surfing and fishing- and they aren't without risk.  Ngāti Porou Surf Life Saving Club is celebrating the induction of 18 new recruits and a brand new Inflatable Rescue Boat.

  6. Video for Māori make waves in Surf Lifesaving
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    Māori make waves in Surf Lifesaving

    Young Māori finds success at the Eastern Region surf lifesaving championships in Tūranganui (Gisborne), with Jack Keepa (Maniapoto) taking out the U16 swim event.

  7. Video for Drownings down by 15%
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    Drownings down by 15%

    Eighty-three people lost their lives due to drowning in 2018, a decrease from 2017 when there 99 fatalities in the water. One Northland water safety advocate says families are better equipped to handle themselves while swimming.  

  8. Video for "Respect Tangaroa" says veteran lifeguard
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    "Respect Tangaroa" says veteran lifeguard

    Ngāti Porou Surf Lifesaving Club founder Peter Boyd is encouraging beachgoers to take the ocean seriously after saving four people from a rip.

  9. Video for Planning day at beach 'could just save your life'
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    Planning day at beach 'could just save your life'

    Drowning is the number one cause of recreational death and number three cause of accidental death according to Water Safety New Zealand.

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