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Operating from Wakatere Boating Club, Narrow Neck, Devonport. Schools operating from the centre: Bayswater Primary Belmont Primary Devonport Primary Hauraki Primary St Leo’s Primary Stanley Bay Primary Vauxhall Primary Contacts: Chairperson: Chair@devonportwaterwise.co.nz Secretary: Secretary@devonportwaterwise.co.nz Treasurer: Treasurer@devonportwaterwise.co.nz Web address: devonportwaterwise.co.nz (includes all schools contact…(Read More)

Based at French Bay. Schools operating from the centre: Titirangi Chairperson: Alan Gordon, also training officer. Ph. 021 2062160 Treasurer: Jody Kelly. Ph. 027 677 3429 We have an agreement with the FBYC (French Bay Yacht Club ) and share many resources including 10 Optimist yachts, rescue/instruction RIBs and space in the boatshed. &nbsp…(Read More)

Operating from Great Barrier Island Brief Profile: The Sea Education Aotea Trust (S.E.A) was established in 2004 to educate children and adult volunteers about safety on, in & around the water via water sports such as sailing, kayaking, swimming and waka ama with visits from Surf Lifesaving, Waterwise & Drowning Prevention. We operate…(Read More)

Schools operating from the centre: Cocklebay School Pointview School Chairperson: Stuart Mudford Email: howickschoolswaterwise@gmail.com Brief Profile Howick Schools Waterwise started operating in 1998. Originally we were based at Bucklands Beach but it was felt that Howick beach would be a safer area as there is far less traffic and no ferries to contend…(Read More)

Location: Auckland Sailing Club, The Landing, Okahu Bay, Tamaki Drive Schools operating from the centre: Parnell School Meadowbank Primary School St Heliers School Chairperson: Jim Walker Training Officer: Paul Collier Secretary: Suzanne Parkinson Brief Profile Waterwise Okahu Bay has been operating for the last 35 years out of the Landing at Okahu Bay, Tamaki Drive…(Read More)

Schools operating from the centre: Milford Primary Campbells Bay Primary Forrest Hill Primary Carmel College St. Joseph’s Primary Chairperson:  John Marwick – jmarwick@forresthill.school.nz   Brief Profile Pupuke Waterwise is the original centre for Waterwise in New Zealand. A dedicated team of helpers built the facility, largely relying on donations from businesses. The Centre…(Read More)

Operating from Stillwater Boat Club, Stillwater. Main contact: Izelle Toerien E-mail address:  toerienizelle@gmail.com          Web  http://swbc.co.nz/ Trainers: Izelle Toerien is our main trainer who takes the courses. An additional 2 or 3 instructors  will assist at various sessions throughout the duration of the course. Sessions are run on Sundays during…(Read More)

Run out of Waiake Beach. Schools involved are: Torbay Primary School, Long Bay Primary School, Glamorgan School, Browns Bay School. Chairperson – Mark Wallace (Long Bay Primary School) Vice Chairperson: Sam Coyle   (Torbay Primary School) Your contact for Torbay is Mark Wallace markw@longbayprimary.ac.nz &nbsp…(Read More)