Kōrero: Bay of Plenty region

Surf lifesaving at the Mount

Surf lifesaving at the Mount

There is no doubt about the seriousness of these lifesavers, photographed in 1963 as they prepare for a competition. These reel-men stand ready to haul in lines attached to a belt-man, who carries out a mock rescue. The watching crowds keep well back on the beach. 

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Life and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5653/surf-lifesaving-at-the-mount (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016