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  1. Video for Diving lessons called for to cut back drowning deaths
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    Diving lessons called for to cut back drowning deaths

    The blooming of the pōhutukawa tree is a sure sign that seafood is abundant.

  2. Video for 100 Ngāti Kahungunu rangatahi hīkoi to fight suicide
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    100 Ngāti Kahungunu rangatahi hīkoi to fight suicide

    Mental health and wellbeing is the focus of a youth hīkoi to the South Island for more than 100 Kahungunu rangatahi. The Hīkoi of Hope 2020 wants to build resilience in youth for the modern age. “Some of our kids come from gang backgrounds, the suicide backgrounds, behavioural backgrounds so we’ve got many different organisations supporting us today,” says Zack Makoare CEO Te Taitimu Trust Organised by Te Taitimu Trust, the hīkoi is supported by various community leaders including police.

  3. Video for Ngāti Porou Lifesaving Club's mission to prevent drownings in Tairāwhiti
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    Ngāti Porou Lifesaving Club's mission to prevent drownings in Tairāwhiti

    Members of the Ngāti Porou Lifesaving Club are preparing for a busy summer ahead with a mission to prevent drowning rates among Māori in the Tairāwhiti region.

  4. Video for Water Safety NZ partners with Māori to save lives
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    Water Safety NZ partners with Māori to save lives

    On average Māori account for over 20 percent of all preventable and non-preventable drowning fatalities, despite comprising only 15 percent of the nation’s population. To stem the tide of tragedy, Water Safety New Zealand (Haumaru Wai O Aotearoa) knows that working with Māori is key. To fund their partnerships, ACC have granted Water Safety $1 million for a two year pilot scheme.

  5. 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.  

  6. Video for What to do when caught in a rip
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    What to do when caught in a rip

    A new rip current safety education campaign is teaching New Zealanders what to do if caught in a rip while swimming.

  7. Video for Kaimoana comes second to safety - Diver
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    Kaimoana comes second to safety- Diver

    Summer is seafood season and with more people keen to get in the water Diver Donovan Busby wants divers to stay alert to ensure their safety in the water these holidays.

  8. 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.

  9. Video for $1.6mil injected into water safety education
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    $1.6mil injected into water safety education

    1.6 million dollars will be invested by Water Safety New Zealand to help tackle our nation's drowning problem. New Zealand is towards the upper end of drowning death rates in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

  10. Video for Support for new safer water by-laws in the Waiariki
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    Support for new safer water by-laws in the Waiariki

    New water safety by-laws have come into effect in the Waiariki region. Kiwi Rafting business Kaitiaki Adventures support the new by-laws which include changes to life jacket rules and the mandatory registration of jet skis and similar craft. 

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