Kōrero: Auckland region

Beach rescues

This map of popular Auckland beaches shows the number of visitors expected on a busy summer’s day, and the number of rescues in the summer of 1995–96. The many rescues at a beach such as Piha confirms that drowning is a serious danger. Many beaches, especially on the west coast, have large waves and dangerous rips. In the 2000s Piha rescue was a popular reality TV series about the local surf lifesaving club.

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Source: New Zealand Herald, December 1996–January 1997

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Sport and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/15933/beach-rescues (accessed 25 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016