Tag archive for "Piha SLSC"

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Local News

Lucky fisherman saved at Piha

1 Comment 09 July 2016

Fisherman saved at Piha Quick acting Piha locals save fisherman washed into Piha Beach Two friends were fishing near The Camel when one was swept into the sea.  His quick thinking friend threw him the ‘angel ring’ and told him to stay calm. Photo: the friend who threw the Angel Ring with Westpac Rescue Helicopter. The […]

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SAR award Duncan Clarke

Local News

Rescue of the Year includes Piha’s Duncan

2 Comments 26 June 2016

Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s rescue-of-the-year Five, including Piha’s Duncan Clarke and United North Piha’s Simone Hollier and Leilani Fuemana from United North Piha, awarded ‘Rescue of the Year’ Lifeguards honoured for rescue of woman at Piha Jack won the Surf Life Saving Northern Region’s rescue-of-the-year award at the organisation’s annual awards last night. The […]

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SAR award Duncan Clarke

Local News

Awards for rescue at Piha

No Comments 25 May 2016

Rescue & Resuscitation at Piha brings SaR Awards It took a team of brave people to save a woman’s life. Westies really are amazing people.  They volunteer their time to help absolute strangers.  Sometimes they’re just at the right place at the right time – again for strangers. Photo:  (L-R) Surf life-savers Jackson Smith, Nicholas […]

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Not about us without us

Local News, Piha Opinion

Not about us without us

No Comments 14 April 2016

New signage for Piha and North Piha beaches The Local Board have consulted with regard to new signage at Piha The consultation was with United North Piha, Piha SLSC, Piha Ratepayers & Residents (not on their website !), Piha CoastCare, Protect Piha Heritage and Waitakere Ranges Protection Society. The new signs are being erected regardless […]

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Jonathon Webber

Local News

Jonathon Webber new CEO Watersafe

No Comments 30 March 2016

Jonathon Webber is the new CEO of WaterSafe Auckland Jonathon Webber : RN, BHSc, DipMgt, CertAmb – New Zealand. WaterSafe Auckland Chair Denise Atkins welcomes the appointment of Jonathon to this crucial leadership role within the water safety sector. “As a long-standing Board Member, Jonathon brings a deep understanding of the organisation, which, along with his […]

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Piha SLSC

Piha Opinion

What’s wrong with this picture ?

13 Comments 11 March 2016

How many people drown in sand ? If someone drowns then it’s on him ! The Piha SLSC Board, not the lifesavers nor nippers etc, have been bullying their new neighbour over his consented plans to build towards the front of his beach front property. Their  claim is that this new build will take their view […]

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Piha Beach

Environment, Piha Opinion

Imagine if it was Taylor Swift ???

3 Comments 12 January 2016

Now we get an idea of what Navara are up to Taylor Swift got into heaps of controversy at Bethells. So will Nissan Navara?   “Proud sponsor of Piha Surf Life Saving and this weather ONE update”  every evening on TV ONE. Look what they have done to Piha Beach.   Click on this photo, […]

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How to spot a rip

Local News

How to spot a rip – escape one

No Comments 30 December 2015

How to spot a rip – and escape one Lifesavers are urging swimmers to make their jobs easier by learning how to recognise a rip before stepping into one Surf Life Saving NZ say:   Rips could appear out of nowhere and become active for just minutes, which was what made them so deadly, Surf Life […]

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Local News, Piha Opinion

Toyota or Nissan sponsor Surf Life Saving?

1 Comment 27 October 2015

Does Nissan or Toyota or both sponsor Surf Life Saving ? I’ve had a couple of calls about Toyota and their sponsorship of Surf Life Saving NZ given this ‘Nissan’ sponsorship in Piha. Below Piha SLSC recently added a sponsorship message to their ‘lookout’ on Piha Beach and we’ve had the arrival of Nissan Navara on […]

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Local News

Soon to be seen on Piha Beach

5 Comments 23 October 2015

Soon to be seen on Piha Beach Nissan New Zealand is proud to announce an exciting partnership with Piha Surf Lifesaving Club. Nissan has donated three of these to Piha SLSC     Described as Tough & Smart just like Piha lifeguards, the customised Navaras have now joined the Piha Surf Lifesaving Club’s fleet. TVNZ […]

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Local News

“In it for Life” @ Piha SLSC

No Comments 19 July 2015

Two ‘Life Memberships’ given to Piha Locals At Piha SLSC Annual General Meeting today two locals were awarded ‘Life Memberships’: Jonathon Webber and Anna Schubert were presented with ‘In it for Life’ awards. <meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> Left: Jonathon Webber’s Award. Huge congrats to you both.  Well deserved.

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Local News, Piha Opinion

Celebrating Piha’s volunteers

No Comments 26 June 2015

National Volunteer Week 2015 Today is the last day of 2015 National Volunteer Week , 21 – 27 June, so I’d love the following from the Piha / Karekare Community to take a bow. In no particular order Piha Volunteer Fire Service Karekare Volunteer Fire Service Piha / Karekare  First Response Piha Community Library Volunteers Piha […]

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