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Water Safety Month

Discover how to play it safe in, on and around the water this Water Safety Month

Water Safety Month is an annual four-week period in the lead up to summer focussed on raising awareness of New Zealand's high drowning toll, and to promote how all people of Aotearoa can play their part in behaving safely in, on and around water

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The first ever Water Safety Month was first held in 2019 to raise awareness of New Zealand's high drowning toll and to promote how all people of Aotearoa can play their part in behaving safely in, on and around water.

Calendar of events

This year, many providers from around the Bay have come together to run various events throughout the month;

 

TAURANGA

Date

Time

Location

Event

Host

Saturday 17th Oct

8.30am-12

Pilot Bay

Have a Go Day

Sunday 18th Oct

All day

Toi Ohomai Aquatic Centre

Community Water Safety Day

Tauranga Swim School - Register

Sunday 18th Oct

11am-2pm

TMOCC Club Shed, Cross Road, Sulphur Point

Waka Fun day on the water

Monday 19th Oct

 

Baywave

LTS Theme 1: #neverswimalone

Monday 19th Oct

6pm-8pm

169 Maunganui Road

SUP Safety Programme

Tuesday 20th Oct

10am-1pm

Tauranga

Diversity in Aquatics Workshop

Saturday 24th Oct

10am-2pm

Baywave

Swim between the flags

Sunday 25th Oct

10am-2pm

Baywave

Swim between the flags

Monday 26th Oct

 

Baywave

LTS Theme 2: Rip Safety

Tuesday 27th Oct

8.45am-9.30am

Baywave

Beach Baby

Saturday 31st Oct

3.30pm-5.30pm

Liz Van Wellie Aquatics

Water confidence for under 5s

Sunday 1st Nov

9.00am-3.00pm

Coastguard – Sulphur Point

Beginners workshop

Monday 2nd Nov

 

Baywave

LTS Theme 3: Know your limits

Monday 2nd Nov

6pm-8pm

169 Maunganui Road

SUP Safety Programme

Friday 6th Nov

8.45-9.30am

Baywave

Beach Baby

Sunday 8th Nov

9am-9.45am

Baywave

Beach Baby

Monday 9th Nov

 

Baywave

LTS Theme 4: Swim between the flags

Monday 9th Nov

6-8pm

169 Maunganui Road

SUP Safety Programme

 

ROTORUA

Saturday 17th Oct

3-5pm

CLM Aquatic Centre

Have a Go day

Sunday 18th Oct

12-2pm

Lake Okareka

Water Safety Day at Lake Okareka

 

WHAKATĀNE

Sunday 8th Nov

All day

Whakatane Aquatic Centre

Outdoor pool grand opening & fun day

Whakatane District Council / Whakatane Aquatic Centre

 

Water Safety Month is proudly supported by Water Safety BOP whose mission is to work collectively to prevent drowning and injury by fostering
a greater understanding of, and respect for, water.

Read more about the Bay of Plenty Water Safety Strategy:

Bay of Plenty Water Safety Strategy

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