Drowning Prevention Auckland

Community Organisation

Drowning Prevention Auckland
85 Westhaven Drive
Auckland Central
Auckland 1010
748 days ago

Summer staff wanted: Water Safety Educators and Ambassadors

Barbara Venville-Gibbons from Drowning Prevention Auckland

Are you passionate about the water, and helping others learn how to safer in, on and around it? Or maybe you know someone who is?

Between school holiday programmes and events our summer calendar is super busy in our goal to create an Auckland free from drowning. To that end we want to grow our … View more
Are you passionate about the water, and helping others learn how to safer in, on and around it? Or maybe you know someone who is?

Between school holiday programmes and events our summer calendar is super busy in our goal to create an Auckland free from drowning. To that end we want to grow our team of Water Safety Educators and Ambassadors, employed on a casual basis over the summer. This a fantastic opportunity for energetic and outgoing individuals, and could supplement other part-time work and/or studies.

Full details are on our website, or call Aquatic Educator Leilani Fuemana 021 028 68409

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767 days ago

Tautai Lelei - Pacific Water Safety Seminar

Barbara Venville-Gibbons from Drowning Prevention Auckland

In collaboration with Sport Waitakere, Coastguard Northern Region and Surf Life Saving Northern Region we are pleased to present this opportunity for our Pacific communities to gather and talk water safety. It is a free event and now is the perfect time, before summer, to be thinking and learning … View moreIn collaboration with Sport Waitakere, Coastguard Northern Region and Surf Life Saving Northern Region we are pleased to present this opportunity for our Pacific communities to gather and talk water safety. It is a free event and now is the perfect time, before summer, to be thinking and learning how to keep ourselves and loved ones safer around water.

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787 days ago

Water Safety Champion Awards 2017

Barbara Venville-Gibbons from Drowning Prevention Auckland

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Drowning Prevention Auckland* ‘Water Safety Champion Awards 2017’ in recognition of individuals, community groups, organisations or businesses that have demonstrated commitment, initiative and leadership in the ‘championing’ of water safety in the … View moreWe are pleased to announce the inaugural Drowning Prevention Auckland* ‘Water Safety Champion Awards 2017’ in recognition of individuals, community groups, organisations or businesses that have demonstrated commitment, initiative and leadership in the ‘championing’ of water safety in the Auckland region. This could include delivering water safety education, creating or implementing solutions that address behaviour or an identified issue, or raise awareness. Nominations are now open. Full details on our website.

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887 days ago

FREE water safety workshop for early childhood educators

Barbara Venville-Gibbons from Drowning Prevention Auckland

How can we help keep our under-5s, the family and whanau safer around water? How could every day water activities in an early childhood setting, and the local environment, be used to develop safer practices around water? These are some of the questions we will be discussing at a water safety … View moreHow can we help keep our under-5s, the family and whanau safer around water? How could every day water activities in an early childhood setting, and the local environment, be used to develop safer practices around water? These are some of the questions we will be discussing at a water safety professional learning and development workshop we are holding for early childhood educators on 28 June, at Highland Park.

When: 6.15 - 7.45 pm, Wednesday 28 June.
Where: Highland Park Community House, Aviemore Drive.

The workshop will be delivered by Aquatic Educator Lynley Stewart, an experienced and registered teacher. All participants will receive a copy of the Stay With Me Around Water teaching kit and Fishing with Papa big book. Full details on the attached flyer, click on the link to register online now.

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943 days ago

Toutai Lelei - Pacific water safety symposium

Barbara Venville-Gibbons from Drowning Prevention Auckland

Rock fishing, land-based fishing, boating and beach safety...do you enjoy these activities but would like to learn more about keeping yourself and others safer while doing so? Come join us at the Free Church of Tonga, 47 Favona Road, Mangere, 9.30am-12pm Saturday. In collaboration with members of … View moreRock fishing, land-based fishing, boating and beach safety...do you enjoy these activities but would like to learn more about keeping yourself and others safer while doing so? Come join us at the Free Church of Tonga, 47 Favona Road, Mangere, 9.30am-12pm Saturday. In collaboration with members of Auckland Pacific community, Surf Life Saving, Coastguard and others, we are proud to present this water safety learning opportunity. We look forward to seeing you there.

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