23 May 2017

Pacific delegates gather to discuss search and rescue

From , 3:03 pm on 23 May 2017

Delegates to a Pacific search and rescue conference underway in Auckland hope to find more effective ways of raising safety awareness among people using the world's biggest ocean.

As Sela Jane Aholelei found out New Zealand deals with around 100 search and rescue, or SAR, incidents each year in the Pacific.

A Surf Life Saving lifeguard rescue boat is towed to Muriwai Beach, Auckland.

Photo: RNZ / Kim Baker Wilson