Kōrero: Lifesaving and surfing

An early lifesaving team

An early lifesaving team

Pictured are members of one of New Zealand’s first lifesaving clubs, formed at New Brighton, Christchurch, in 1910. By providing a voluntary service, the clubs acquired respectability, and made people more confident about swimming in the sea.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Canterbury Museum, Lyttelton Times Collection
Reference: 1979.91.26

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Lifesaving and surfing - Origins of surf lifesaving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7358/an-early-lifesaving-team (accessed 18 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006