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    Preventable drownings in NZ on the rise- WSNZ

    Current statistics from Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) for 2017 show a 13% increase in preventable drownings compared to the year prior. In 2017, there were 88 preventable drownings, 10 more than 2016.

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    Life skills camp for Māori youth

    100 rangatahi Māori are set to paddle down the Mohaka river as part of a programme to improve water safety and create the next generation of leaders.

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    WatchMe app design hopes to decrease drownings

    The unlikely use of cellphones chosen as the best way to eliminate distractions, Massey University student Gretchen McAleer has created an app design which will alert parents when their children may be at risk of drowning.

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    Drowning toll decreases over holiday period

    Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) have released the figures of the drowning toll during the holiday period that officially came to an end today.

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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.

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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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    $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).

  8. 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. 

  9. 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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