Tag archive for "SAFE SWIM"

Safe Swim

Environment, Local News

Water Quality Results : November ’16

1 Comment 08 December 2016

Lagoon Water Quality Results High-risk locations At some locations Auckland Council have identified ongoing water quality issues. We do not recommend swimming or recreational water activities on the West: Piha Lagoon North Piha Lagoon Te Henga (Bethells) Lagoons Laingholm Beach Wood Bay These are the results of Te Henga, Piha and North Piha permanent ‘warning’ sites Week […]

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Environment, What's Happening

Just have another hui !!

6 Comments 07 November 2016

Permanent Health Warning Five swimming areas in Waitakere now have ‘permanent health warnings‘. I think I might take my car into Henderson tomorrow.  Then I’ll remove it’s ‘Warrant of Fitness’ and go cruising.  If I’m spotted by police I’ll snub my nose at them then wait and see how much the fine is and if […]

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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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Water Quality

Environment, Local News

Water Quality Test Results

3 Comments 02 March 2016

SafeSwim water quality monitoring – West Coast   29 March 2016  –  Unsafe: North Piha and South Piha  Lagoons. Bethells Lagoon,                  22 March 2016  –  Unsafe: Bethells Lagoon, North Piha and South Piha  Lagoons and others     16 March 2016  –  Unsafe: Bethells, North Piha and South Piha  Lagoons. Retest: Karekare Car […]

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Petition in Piha

Environment, Piha Opinion

You should read before signing !

5 Comments 12 February 2016

I was offered a petition to sign last Monday Last Monday while at the ‘Love our Lagoons’ event I was approached by a member of the Piha Ratepayers & Residents group to sign a petition entitled ‘Save our unique Lagoon – Soul’. Of course I’d like to sign that but first I asked for the […]

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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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