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Surf Life Saving Northern Region Operational summary

Operational summary of the busy Christmas and New Year holiday period for the Northern Region beaches as patrolled by Surf Life Saving Northern Region lifeguards :

Stats from Dec 23rd – Jan 2nd

No. of people rescued


No. of people assisted


No. of major 1st aids


No. of minor 1st aids


No. of searches


No. of PA's


No. of Public Involved


Peak headcount


Total hours worked


Notable Incidents:

NY Weekend (30th-31st Jan)


-6 rescues and 4 rescue assists at Whangarei Heads,

-2 rescues and 3 assists at Waipu

Auckland Region

-3 at rescues at Muriwai

-3 assists at Takapuna

-3 rescues by the Rescue Water Craft (RWC) stationed at Aucklands East Coast Bays

Waikato Region

-3 assists by Kariotahi

Week: (25th-29th Dec)

-2 rescues and 4 assists by the Rescue Water Craft (RWC) stationed at Aucklands East Coast Bays (Support 5)

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