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Surf Life Saving Northern Region - Daily Report Sunday 23 January

Another busy day around the Northern Region’s 18 beaches yesterday with fine weather and steady headcounts throughout the day.

Summary – Sunday 23 January 2022

There were four rescues and three assists at Muriwai, with the beach recording the region’s highest headcount - 700.

Raglan lifeguards carried out a rescue and performed two assists.

Orewa guards also put in a big effort, responding with an IRB and the RWC to an incident at Opahi Bay, with a patient unconscious and not breathing and undergoing CPR. Lifeguards were stood down on arrival as Ambulance, FENZ and Police were already on the scene.

Red Beach lifeguards assisted Orewa with three surfers in trouble.

There were 10 minor first-aids around the region.

Whangārei Heads did a fantastic job managing a patient with a dislocated shoulder today who was later taken to hospital via ambulance.

Statistics – Sunday 23 January 2022

No. of people rescued5
No. of people assisted9
No. of major first aids1
No. of minor first aids10
No. of searches0
No. of preventatives160
No. of number involved1458
No. of peak head count5547
No. of hours worked1239

Total for weekend 22-23 January 2022

No. of people rescued8
No. of people assisted11
No. of major first aids3
No. of minor first aids14
No. of searches0
No. of preventatives350
No. of number involved3086
No. of peak head count14496
No. of hours worked2303

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