Surf life-saving

Surf life-saving: Shanks living life to the full

Surf life-saving: Shanks living life to the full

Ryan Shanks has been given a second chance at life - and he is seizing it with both hands.

Surf life-saving: Brothers quick to end contest

Surf life-saving: Brothers quick to end contest

South Brighton brothers Zac and Ryan Quickenden sizzled to victory on their double surf ski in 24min 26sec in the 45th annual White Island Race on Saturday.

Surf life-savers recognised

Surf life-savers from Otago and Southland have been officially recognised after being credited with helping save 50 lives in the past year.

People: Warrington surf lifeguards

People: Warrington surf lifeguards

At the end-of-season dinner for Warrington Surf Life Saving Club lifeguards, held at Great Taste in Dunedin on Wednesday, May 15.

Photos by Peter McIntosh; prints available from otagoimages.co.nz.

 

Surf life-saving: St Clair women expected to shine

Some of New Zealand's smaller clubs get the chance to shine at this weekend's national IRB championships at Waipu Cove, in Northland.

Surf life-saving: Consistency pays off for St Kilda in club title

Sumner's Steven Parrat and George Thomas dominated the premier division at the final round of the BP Surf Rescue series in Dunedin on Saturday.

Surf life-saving: NZ captain McMillan in St Clair squad

New Zealand surf life-saving captain Andy McMillan will make his first appearance on home sand since leading his team to its historic world championship title in Adelaide last year.

Surf lifesavers win award

The ''exceptional'' actions of St Clair Surf Life Saving Club members in reviving a 72-year-old man last month have been recognised by the national surf lifesaving body, with the club given the rescue of the month award.

Surfing the knowledge wave

Surfing the knowledge wave

Otago surf life saving club members hit the water with rescue boards at St Clair Beach on Saturday as part of a high-performance training weekend.

Lifesavers' quick action saves man

Lifesavers' quick action saves man

The head coach at the St Clair Surf Life Saving Club in Dunedin praised the "exceptional" actions of fellow club members after they revived a 72-year-old-man who had collapsed at the water's edge on Wednesday evening.

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