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Weekend Stats Surf Life Saving Northern Region: 12 January

Whangarei Heads had a decent amount of surf likely contributing to the higher number of rescues. Patrols stayed open a bit longer as many rescues happened towards the end of the day.


At Ruakaka beach a 50 y/o male had a seizure on beach. Ambulance responded and transported man to hospital.


At Orewa beach 16 y/o male dislocated his shoulder. Ambulance attended and reset shoulder and he left on his own.


Summary 12/1/19

No. of people rescued 16
No. of people assisted 13
No. of major 1st aids 2
No. of minor 1st aids 41
No. of searches 3
No. of PA's 801
No. of Public Involved 3591
Peak headcount 11730
Total hours worked 1471.5


Actions by beach


Action Beach Number
Rescues Whangarei Heads 8
Muriwai 2
Piha 1
Sunset 5
Assists Whangarei Heads 2
Waipu 2
United 3
Support 5 – North Shore 6
Majors FAs Ruakaka 1
Orewa 1
Minor FAs Whangarei Heads 2
Ruakaka 1
Omaha 1
Wendeholm 2
Orewa 5
Long Bay 2
United 1
Piha 1
Raglan 6
Support 5 – North Shore 1
Searches Omaha 1
Wendeholm 1
Orewa 1
Raglan 1

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