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Researchers from the University of Canterbury are trying to better understand dangerous rip currents around New Zealand's coasts.
Two bodies have been found after two men went missing at swimming holes in South Auckland. Reporter Sarah Robson has the latest. Audio
In this episode of Voices; we look at water safety and efforts to improve water competencies for migrants. Produced by Sara Vui-Talitu. Audio
RNZ reporter Laura Dooney is at the remote Wairarapa beach where the body of a pregnant Wellington woman was found this week. Video, Audio
Police are appealing for the public's help for more clues as to how the body of a pregnant Wellington woman ended up on a remote Wairarapa beach. Video, Audio
Australian father may have thrown his 9-month-baby baby into water on purpose, police say.
There are fears the number of people drowning at New Zealand beaches will rise if more isn't done to raise awareness of the dangers. Video, Audio
Life guards at west Auckland's Muriwai Beach have extended their hours after 24 rescues at the weekend. Audio
Drones could soon save people from drowning at Auckland's treacherous West Coast beaches. Video, Audio
Procedures for opening a dam on the Waikato River are being reviewed after an Auckland woman was swept to her death in its surging rapids yesterday.
New Zealand religious historian, Peter Lineham, speaks about the link between Catholic celibacy and the child sex abuse inquiry in Australia. Audio
Water safety New Zealand CEO Jonty Mills speaks to the Panel about the long weekend drowning toll and the dangers people underestimate when swimming. Audio
Water Safety NZ says a horror start to the drowning toll is deeply disappointing. Eighteen people have drowned already this year. Audio
The body of a man who did not resurface after jumping into Lake Rotoiti last week has been found.
There was a dramatic rise in the number of river drownings last year, with 24 deaths, 85 percent of which were men.
The family of Tama Retimana whose body was found floating in the Waikato river say they are struggling to deal with the death of their 'cheeky hunter-gatherer'. Audio
A man has drowned while kayaking near Whangamata on the Coromandel Peninsula.
A 16-year-old boy died yesterday after jumping off a bridge in Raglan, and a 22 year old man was killed on the Kaituna River, north of Rotorua - another was seriously injured. And two young men also… Audio
New figures show 113 people lost their lives in the water last year, a rise of 23 from the previous year.
The start to the festive season has been marred by grief after a string of drownings Audio