(07) 533 3934

Welcome to

Pukehina Surf Rescue

We exist to prevent harm, injury and drowning on Pukehina Beach. We are here to protect our community any time of day. Call us on (07) 533 3934 if someone appears to be in trouble, someone is missing, or if you spot any hazards along Pukehina Beach.

Stay safe and remember to swim between the flags.

Patrol Hours

  Voluntary Patrol

Saturday & Sundays 10:00am - 4.30pm 
(until 25th Feb 2024)

  Regional Patrol

Weekdays 10:00am - 6:00pm
19th Dec 2023 - 26th Jan 2024

Remember to always swim between the patrol flags. 

In an emergency, dial 111. 

Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence 2022


Andy McDowell
Service Award


 Pukehina Surf Rescue
BOP Sustainable Action of the Year


Nicole Baker
U19 Emerging Volunteer Lifeguard of the Year


Boyd Harris
BOP Volunteer Lifeguard of the Year


Zoe Riv, Patrol Captain of the Year
Boyd Harris, Examiner of the Year
Luca Delmer, Regional Lifeguard of the Year

What's On

Keen to get involved?


Pukehina Surf Rescue is always interested in hearing from people wanting to volunteer. We welcome all enquiries. Get in touch »

Volunteer Lifeguard

Our volunteer lifeguards are committed to protecting our beach from injury, harm and drowning. We have four rostered patrol teams over summer. More info »

Junior Surf

Our Junior Surf programme for 4-13 year olds builds water confidence, surf safety awareness and technical abilities in the surf. More info »

Club House Build Project

The new build design will enable Pukehina Surf Rescue to better serve the growing number of visitors to Pukehina Beach. 

Support from the local community and businesses is crucial to raise funds for the new build.

Our Community of Sponsors

Thank you. We couldn't do it without your support. 
Our sponsors »

Resilience Fund COVID-19 Relief

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