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Safe to swim? Confusion over swim safety messages

4 hours 40 min ago
Is it safe to swim in our lakes?One agency says yes, another says maybe.New readings of algea counts have come in at Lake Wiritoa just south of Whanganui city and Duddings Lake north of Bulls. Horizons Regional Council say the...
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Best beaches: Opito Bay, gem at the end of the metal road

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 18:00
Rule 1: A great Kiwi beach must have a great ice cream shop.To be picky, today's finalist for New Zealand's Best Beach doesn't have one. Opito Bay, about 30 minutes drive northeast of Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula, doesn't...
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App designed to reduce summer drownings

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 05:53
A former lifeguard is hoping her app design will stop near-miss drownings at swimming pools. Gretchen McAleer developed the concept for her "Watch Me" app as her final-year project at Massey University. It combines teaching parents...
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