Water Safety NZ chief urges Kiwis to stay safe in wake of recent drownings

A NZ Herald article.

Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) is reminding Kiwis to stay safe this summer as they hit the beaches, lakes and rivers this holiday season.

There were two water incidents over the space of a few hours in Canterbury yesterday – including a child’s suspected drowning at a community pool, and a missing 18-year-old swimmer at a river.

A man died from a water incident at Cape Palliser this morning. Earlier on Thursday, a man’s body was pulled from the water of the Wellington Harbour near the Boat Shed.

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