Story: Hawke’s Bay region

Surf lifesaving, Ocean Beach

Surf lifesaving, Ocean Beach

Surf lifesaving is a popular sport and essential public service in Hawke’s Bay. The region has four clubs, which patrol popular swimming beaches over summer. Members also compete in lifesaving events in Hawke’s Bay and throughout New Zealand.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Sport, leisure and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015