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    2016 drowning statistics show increase in river deaths

    Today Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) released the 2016 annual drowning toll figures, which highlighted a dramatic rise in river drowning deaths.

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    Holiday period drowning toll stands at eight

    Figures from Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) indicate the preventable drowning toll for the official holiday period (running from 4.00pm 23rd December to 6.00am 4th January 2017) is eight.  The eight preventable drownings recorded all occurred in the North Island.  

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    Maritime Police issue safety reminders to divers

    Families all over NZ are busy collecting seafood to fill their tables and feed their families over the festive season. This year, the Maritime Police have a few words of encouragement and safety reminders for the divers out there. 

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    Change lifejacket laws to save lives- Water Safety New Zealand

    Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) is calling for the compulsory wearing of lifejackets on recreational water vessels under six metres.  It follows a number of recent boating incidents during attempts to cross bars that have again sparked debate in relation to legislation.

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    WaterSafe Auckland Ceo encourages NZ to adopt Co2 inflatable life jackets

    Water Safe's CEO says all Kiwis need to take responsibility of their own safety on recreational fishing boats by owning their fitted jacket.  This follows the Kaipara harbour tragedy where seven men drowned.

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    Manukau Whitewater Park amongst the world's best

    Yesterday Prime Minister John Key unveiled a plaque signalling the official opening of the new Vector Wero Whitewater Park in Manukau.

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    School pools could help reduce drowning toll

    Keeping pools in schools operating is one way to help beat the rising drowning toll, says New Zealand First.

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    Boaties getting the lifejacket message

    New research into recreational boating behaviour by Maritime New Zealand shows that more boaties are wearing life jackets while out on the water. 

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    Pleas to improve water quality in Piha

    Calls are mounting for the government to improve the quality of the country's waterways. Piha resident in West Auckland, Pita Turei says action needs to start at a local level.  

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    Watch your children closely around water warns Lifeguard

    There are fears that as many as five people have drowned since Christmas Day. Given the recent events, the Surf Lifesaving team at Piha are pleading to the public to take care. 

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