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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.  

  5. 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.

  6. 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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