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Weekend Stats 15 - 16 Dec: Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Saturday 15 December

One rescue performed at Karekare beach. On Sunset Beach flags were removed after 4pm due to water conditions being unsafe with guards continuing patrols. Mairangi Bay Surf Life Club worked with Castor Bay to assist a kite surfer in trouble. The individual was cleared by IRB after full checks.

Sunday 16 December
A round of activities occurred on major west coast beaches including rescues, assists, major and minor first aids. Two rescues were carried out at Muriwai, with one at both United and Piha.

Stats for 15 -16 December

No. of people rescued5
No. of people assisted6
No. of major 1st aids4
No. of minor 1st aids13
No. of searches2
No. of PA's703
No. of Public Involved2112
Peak headcount7089
Total hours worked4527

*PA: Preventative Actions e.g. instructing people to swim between the flag/advising to move away from a rip etc.
*Rescue: When lifeguards save someone from drowning.

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