Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


SLSNR weekend stats 2 - 3 March 2019

Saturday 2 March summary

On Saturday five personal assists occurred at Pakiri beach. In total there were five minor 1st aids, one major 1st aid and one search conducted.

Saturday 2 March stats

No. of people rescued 0
No. of people assisted 5
No. of major 1st aids 1
No. of minor 1st aids 5
No. of searches 1
No. of PA's 196
No. of Public Involved 1403
Peak headcount 4127
Total hours worked 1132.5

Sunday 3 March summary

On Sunday three rescues took place at Pakiri, Omaha and Sunset beach. Four major first aids were conducted. One major first aid took place at Omaha for a 45 year old male who hit his head against the sand in the Omaha shorebreak. Patient couldn’t feel his legs initially but the feeling started to return slowly before he was transported to hospital by an ambulance. The remaining major first aids were at Orewa beach with two being conducted at Muriwai.

Sunday 3 March stats

No. of people rescued 3
No. of people assisted 12
No. of major 1st aids 4
No. of minor 1st aids 11
No. of searches 3
No. of PA's 328
No. of Public Involved 2519
Peak headcount 6188
Total hours worked 1201.5

Total weekend stats 2 - 3 March 2019

No. of people rescued 3
No. of people assisted 17
No. of major 1st aids 5
No. of minor 1st aids 16
No. of searches 4
No. of PA's 524
No. of Public Involved 3922
Peak headcount 10315
Total hours worked 2334


*Rescue: When lifeguards save someone from drowning.

**PA: Preventative Actions e.g. lifeguards giving people safety instructions e.g. advising to swim between the flags/advising to move away from a rip etc.

***Assists: Early intervention by lifeguards to prevent member of public from getting into major difficulty.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Chilling The Warm Fuzzies About The US/China Trade Deal

Hold the champagne, folks. This week’s China/US deal is more about a change in tone between the world’s two biggest economies – thank goodness they’re not slapping more tariffs on each other! - than a landmark change in substance. The high walls of US and Chinese tariffs built in recent years will largely remain intact, and few economists are predicting the deal will significantly boost the growth prospects for a slowing US economy. As the New York Times noted this morning, the likes of New Zealand will still face the trade barriers imposed by the Trump administration during the recent rounds of fighting. More>>


PGF Kaikōura $10.88M: Boost In Tourism & Business

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing $10.88 million to boost business and tourism opportunities in Kaikōura, Parliamentary Undersecretary for Regional Economic Development, Fletcher Tabuteau announced today. More>>


Whitebaiting: Govt Plans To Protect Announced

With several native whitebait species in decline the Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has today released proposals to standardise and improve management of whitebait across New Zealand. More>>


Education: Resource For Schools On Climate Change

New resource for schools to increase awareness and understanding of climate change... More>>


In Effect April: New Regulations For Local Medicinal Cannabis

Minister of Health Dr David Clark says new regulations will allow local cultivation and manufacture of medicinal cannabis products that will potentially help ease the pain of thousands of people. More>>


RNZ: New Year Honours: Sporting Greats Among Knights And Dames

Six new knights and dames, including Silver Ferns coach Dame Noeline Taurua and economist Professor Dame Marilyn Waring, have been created in today's New Year's Honours List. The list of 180 recipients - 91 women and 89 men - leans heavily on awards for community service, arts and the media, health and sport.


Gordon Campbell: On What An Inquiry Might Look Like

Presumably, if there is to be a ministerial inquiry (at the very least) into the Whakaari/White Island disaster, it will need to be a joint ministerial inquiry. That’s because the relevant areas of responsibility seem to be so deeply interwoven... More>>






InfoPages News Channels