Surf clubs and water safety

Surf clubs and patrols

We have five surf clubs within our region. 

Surf club facilities cater primarily for the rescue and first aid work undertaken by volunteer lifeguards.

Far North Surf Rescue

Location:
Ahipara, Ninety Mile Beach

Phone:
09 409 4800

Email: metewhanau@vodafone.co.nz

Find out more: Far North Surf Life Saving Club details 

Mangawhai Heads

Location:
End of Wintle Road
Mangawhai Heads

Phone:
09 431 4679

Email: mangawhaisurfclub@xtra.co.nz

Find out more: http://mhvls.com 

Ruakaka

Location:
End of Beach Road
Ruakaka

Phone:
09 432 7002

Email: ruakakasurfpatrol@gmail.com

Find out more: www.ruakakalifeguards.co.nz

Waipu Cove

Location:
Cove Road (enter through campground)
Waipu Cove

Phone:
09 432 0564

Find out more: Waipu Cove Surf Lifesaving Club details 

Whangarei Heads

Location:
End of Ranui Road
Ocean Beach
Whangarei Heads

Phone:
09 434 0565

Find out more: whangareiheadslifeguards.co.nz

 

Safe swimming

Swimming water quality

Every summer, the Northland Regional Council test the water quality at a number of Northland's popular coastal and freshwater swimming spots to make sure it's safe for swimming.

Find out more: Swimming water quality

Water Safety New Zealand

WaterWeb© has been developed by Water Safety New Zealand to help provide the essential information we all need to know for an enjoyable and safe time on the water.

WaterWeb© is a resource for all communities and we strongly encourage you to utilise the information to help keep you, your family and loved ones safe in, on and under the water.

Find out more: www.watersafety.org.nz