We develop innovative, and understandable resources with our partners to help keep New Zealanders safe in, on and around the water.
Learn how to protect yourself and your whanau by checking out our six simple resources below.
More people drown in rivers than in any other aquatic environment in New Zealand.
Always check the weather, understand local conditions change and be prepared to contact someone for help with a radio and phone.
Most underwater drownings happen while kai gathering in water less than 1m deep. Learn how to be prepared and stay alive.
Know the water safety code when you're at the beach.
Water Safety Code
The Water Safety Code consists of four simple rules to remember each time you venture near the water.
Water is an important part of who we are, it's part of our tikanga. Learn how to keep your whanau safe in the water this summer.