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Concerns Rise as Preventable Drownings Claim 90 Lives in New Zealand

Concerns Rise as Preventable Drownings Claim 90 Lives in New Zealand

Water Safety New Zealand has reported that 90 people lost their lives in preventable drownings in 2023, a figure still alarmingly above the 10-year a

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Water Safety New Zealand has reported that 90 people lost their lives in preventable drownings in 2023, a figure still alarmingly above the 10-year average. The majority of victims were men over the age of 45. The organization notes a worrying increase in drownings among children under five. While some improvements are seen, particularly in powered craft-related incidents, the overall number remains a cause for concern. Water Safety NZ emphasizes the need for targeted campaigns, especially for men, and increased resources to promote water safety. The organization calls for collective efforts and government prioritization of preventable drowning, similar to road safety.

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