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SLSNR weekend stats 9 - 10 March 2019

Saturday/Sunday 9 - 10 March Summary

One search involving three clubs (Mairangi Bay, Red Beach and Orewa) was conducted on Saturday between 11.50am and 2.09pm.

IRBs from each of these clubs searched for a missing kayaker off Whangaparoa Peninsula. Mairangi Bay was alerted by a friend who had been fishing with the kayaker when conditions got rough. The kayaker was eventually found safe at Long Bay.

Saturday 9 March Stats

No. of people rescued0
No. of people assisted0
No. of major 1st aids0
No. of minor 1st aids0
No. of searches1
No. of PA's1
No. of Public Involved4
Peak headcount46
Total hours worked64

Sunday 10 March Stats

No. of people rescued0
No. of people assisted0
No. of major 1st aids2
No. of minor 1st aids13
No. of searches3
No. of PA's351
No. of Public Involved934
Peak headcount4194
Total hours worked2143.5

*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.

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