Another busy day around the Northern Region’s 18 beaches yesterday with fine weather and steady headcounts throughout
the day.Summary – Sunday 23 January 2022
There were four rescues and three assists at Muriwai, with the beach recording the region’s highest headcount - 700.
Raglan lifeguards carried out a rescue and performed two assists.
Orewa guards also put in a big effort, responding with an IRB and the RWC to an incident at Opahi Bay, with a patient
unconscious and not breathing and undergoing CPR. Lifeguards were stood down on arrival as Ambulance, FENZ and Police
were already on the scene.
Red Beach lifeguards assisted Orewa with three surfers in trouble.
There were 10 minor first-aids around the region.
Whangārei Heads did a fantastic job managing a patient with a dislocated shoulder today who was later taken to hospital via ambulance.Statistics – Sunday 23 January 2022No. of people rescued5No. of people assisted9No. of major first aids1No. of minor first aids10No. of searches0No. of preventatives160No. of number involved1458No. of peak head count5547No. of hours worked1239Total for weekend 22-23 January 2022No. of people rescued8No. of people assisted11No. of major first aids3No. of minor first aids14No. of searches0No. of preventatives350No. of number involved3086No. of peak head count14496No. of hours worked2303