Here's 8 ways to keep babies and toddlers safe around water. Introducing children to water in ‘fun’ ways, in the familiar surroundings of their own home can help children learn to enjoy water safely throughout their lives. Start this from birth. Keep Reading
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A monthly update and archive of news relating to Water Safety New Zealand and issues involving water safety, better water skills and drowning prevention. ... Keep Reading
An archive of news, from around New Zealand and the world, relating to the Water Safety New Zealand Swim Reaper campaign and issues involving water safety, better water skills and drowning prevention. Keep Reading
Wishing for a Drowning Free Christmas Period As Kiwis head out in droves to enjoy New Zealand's beaches, rivers, lakes, swimming pools and other water spots this Christmas Surf Life Saving New Zealand, Coastguard and Water Safety New Zealand are urging people to think about water safety for themselves, friends and family. Water Safety New Ze... Keep Reading
We’re thrilled with the coverage provided by Stuff, this summer, in raising awareness around huge water safety issues. But it’s with mixed emotions. While it’s great to get the media exposure, there’s so much more that can be done to raise awareness, particularly in addressing the relationships many New Zealanders have with water.... Keep Reading
Soaring numbers of inexperienced boaties are heading out to sea in Auckland concerning water safety advocates. Research* shows a dramatic increase in the numbers of new boat trailer registrations and a high percentage of boaties on the water with fewer than five years experience. WSNZ CEO Jonty Mills says the figures are a concern ... Keep Reading
Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) will continue to focus its investment in drowning prevention on Water Skills for Life and it has also launched a new research fund to find new insights into this country’s drowning problem. Downing is the leading cause of recreational death, the second highest cause of death by unintentional injury for 1 – 24... Keep Reading