A review is now underway.
Avid ocean goer encounters a large pod of orca whales on his regular swim around Mount Maunganui.
Sophie Pascoe is New Zealand's most decorated para-athlete.
"It doesn't matter what we do - if we get enough rainfall, you'll get red high-risk beaches."
Auckland Council says there is a "high risk of illness" from swimming at the locations.
But the city council says its cost can no longer be justified.
The 21-year-old has now qualified for two Olympic events.
The 21-year-old beat his own mark by more than two seconds.
150 people were rushed out of the facility.
"We want everyone to leave the beach with nothing but happy memories."
The man failed to return from his swim last Sunday.
A terrifying photo has shown how a child can disappear in an instant.
World champions bronze medallist Lewis Clareburt has already tasted competition under COVID-19 conditions.
Every year around 700 people are rescued from rip currents on New Zealand beaches
Residents have been advised to avoid the area and remain calm.
In a video recorded by witnesses, she can be seen being dragged and pulled towards the company's marquee.
Bacteria has been flushed out to sea due to overwhelmed wastewater systems.
"When lifeguards are engaging with jet ski operators who are not abiding by the rules it takes lifeguards away from their core work."
Wastewater systems have been overwhelmed by heavy rain.
Water Safety New Zealand expects beaches to be inundated this summer.