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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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From 1891, when the Royal Life Saving Society was founded, the N.Z.A.S.A. kept in close touch with the movement, and finally became affiliated in 1908. After 1910, when the New Zealand branch was established, swimming authorities continued to encourage the society's aims by arranging courses of instruction in lifesaving techniques.