Story: Lifesaving and surfing

South Island surf spots (2nd of 2)

South Island surf spots

The main surfing locations in the South Island are shown here. Beaches near Dunedin and Invercargill have some of the most extreme surfing conditions in New Zealand, with icy water, very large waves at some places, and a reputation for sharks.

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Source: Mike Bhana, New Zealand surfing guide. Rev. ed. Auckland: Reed, 2004

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Lifesaving and surfing - The surfing way of life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006