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  1. 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. 

  2. Video for Health Warning for Utuhina Stream
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    Health Warning for Utuhina Stream

    Rotorua locals have not been able to swim in the Utuhina stream near Lake Road since last year due to it being unsafe. A health warning was placed on the stream by Bay of Plenty Regional council in December. 

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    Fears of copy-cat behaviour after viral Huka Falls stunt

    A Facebook video of a daredevil by the name of Dr Bubbles surfing down the Huka Falls has gone viral. The video shared by BeastMoze has received over 100,000 views with Facebook comments praising the stunt. However Water Safety New Zealand are condemning Dr Bubbles' antics saying his actions were reckless.

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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.  

  6. Video for Maritime Police issue safety reminders to divers
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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.

  8. Video for WaterSafe Auckland Ceo encourages NZ to adopt Co2 inflatable life jackets
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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.

  9. Video for Manukau Whitewater Park amongst the world's best
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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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