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Water Safety New Zealand

Water Safety New Zealand

Windsurfing New Zealand has a long relationaship with WSNZ
Below is latest funding application details
1. A memo articulating Water Safety New Zealand’s (WSNZ) 2010-2011 funding process;
2. WSNZ’s Funding Procedures;
3. WSNZ Funding Application Templates.
4. Project template

A hard copy of these files has been posted to your office.

Should you desire any further information please contact me accordingly.

Alexander Brunt
Advisor - Policy & Planning
Water Safety New Zealand

New Watersafety NZ website and 2009 Drowning report

Water Safety NZ have launched their new website and also released the 2009 Drowning Report. Not sure if windsurfing fits under 'sailing' or not but statistically it looks like sailing is about the safest thing you can do on the water (5 year average 1% of all drownings compared to around 10% each for power boats, boating and fishing). Click More for details and the report in pdf format.

Five drowned and close calls reinforce water safety concerns during holidays

The Christmas and New Year holiday period has resulted in five drowning deaths in New Zealand.  A number of other water related fatalities and near misses have reinforced the importance of water safety education and attention to supervision around water at all times.  Good fortune has contributed to survival in a number of instances and thankfully not more fatalities have occurred as a result of poor decision making.

The New Zealand River Recreation Use Survey: Specialization, Motivation and Decision-Making - help wanted.

Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) and Sport and Recreation New Zealand SPARC) are funding research being conducted by Dr. Shayne Galloway of the School of Physical Education at Otago University. The survey is titled, New Zealand River Recreation Use Survey: Specialization, Motivation and Decision-Making.

Windsurf Safe CDROM video clips

Video clips from the CDROM 'Windsurf Safe' produced by Windsurfing New Zealand. This CDROM contains other material and is available to institutions on request. Note that contact details may be out of date.
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