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“E hara taku toa, he toa takitahi, engari he toa taki mano”. It’s not the strength of one that counts, it’s the strength of many.

The purpose of Surf Life Saving is To protect our community in the water and at Waipu Cove we have been doing just that for over 93 years. Over time the club has developed and thrived within our community and Waipū Cove Surf Life Saving Club have developed these values to reflect the priorities of our club and what we’re about. 

“Building Leaders”
“Celebrating Service” 
“Connecting Communities”
“Family, Friends & Teamwork”
“Promoting an active lifestyle”

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Proud of our very own Waipu Cove Surf Life Saving Club Inc Life Member Ian Godfrey for over 50 years of service to our club, who was recognised in the Kings Birthday Honours for Services to Surf Life Saving and Water Safety Education. Congratulations Ian, and thank you for your ongoing commitment to the club and the Surf Life Saving New Zealand Movement. #InItForLife #kingsbirthdayhonours #savinglivesseriousfun #nooffswitchHuge congratulations to Life Member Ian Godfrey of Waipu Cove on his Kings Birthday Honour. Ian received an MNZM in this year's Kings Birthday Honours for services to surf lifesaving and water safety education. ... See MoreSee Less

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Proud of our very own Waipu Cove Surf Life Saving Club Inc Life Member Ian Godfrey for over 50 years of service to our club, who was recognised in the Kings Birthday Honours for Services to Surf Life Saving and Water Safety Education. Congratulations Ian, and thank you for your ongoing commitment to the club and the Surf Life Saving Movement. #initforlife #kingsbirthdayhonours #savinglivesseriousfun #nooffswitch

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Well deserved Ian. I can remember the day you quietly came and helped me get our Zego out of rough surf. Just a quiet serving man of great integrity. Celebrate well.

So well deserved! When I saw this announcement I couldn’t think of a better recipient! Congrats Ian Godfrey!

Absolute legend Ian ! Congratulations 😁☀️

Hi Ian ,Congratulations, Great to here and well deserved.

Congratulations Ian.

What a wonderful man he is! So deserving.. congrats Ian! Waipu Cove 4 Life 💙

This is awesome!! As is Ian!! Well deserved for all you time and never ending smiles and care

Congratulations Ian . 😊😊😊

Congratulations , well done.

Congratulations Ian.

Big congratulations Ian. 💜

Congratulations Ian.

Such a legend of a human being! You make everyone feel seen and appreciated while tirelessly making the hard jobs look easy. Respect 🎉

Wow congrats Ian - you do an amazing job - all the best xx😁😁

Wow!! awesome to hear this much deserved recognition to a lovely man. Remember him (and others) 40 odd years ago looking after my kids in the surf. Congradulations Sir Ian Godfrey you are appreciated ❤

Congrats Ian

Congrats on receiving the Acknowledgement you deserve.. So many years even more memories x

Congrats Ian.

Well done Ian

Well deserved.

Awesome longevity Ian, you still have that cheeky grin!

Massive respect

Nice work Ian.

Nice one Ian!!

Legend….!!!!

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The 10th anniversary of bp Leaders for Life will see a record number of participants attend Surf Life Saving New Zealand's premier leadership development programme.

77 applications were received, 18 of which, made the final intake for 2024/2025.

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Thanks to Carleen Still for this great fundraiser - get your tickets for a fun night out!It’s that time of the year again, where I do my bit for the Waipu community and hold an annual fundraiser and this year the money is going to the Waipu Cove Surf Life Saving Club Inc and I have the amazing Marian Burns joining me - so give me a call or head to the Waipu Citizens & Services Club to book your tickets -$15 each. This will be an awesome night 🥳🍾🥂please feel free to share this post 🙏🙏 ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to Carleen Still for this great fundraiser - get your tickets for a fun night out!
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