How you can save lives on the beach this summer

  • 27/11/2019

New Zealand is a country surrounded by water, which is why it is imperative for every Kiwi to know basic water safety.

Last year 68 people lost their lives in preventable drowning incidents. In 2017, there were 92.

That's why Surf Lifesaving has put a new spin on an old game to help Kiwis learn the ABCs of water safety ahead of yet another summer. 

2019 Lifeguard of the Year, James Lloyd spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.