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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Swimming articles  Swimming
    Summer safety guide to hot weather, water hazards, and common holiday accidents
     18 January 2020
    Going swimming? Having a barbeque? Heading outdoors? There are some health hazards unique to summer — here's what to look out for.
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    A wastewater spill has closed a popular swimming spot on Lake Taupo
    31 Dec 2019: A wastewater spill has closed a popular swimming spot on Lake Taupo... more
    Canterbury swimmers are urged to beware - with toxic blue-green algae found in the Selwyn River
    27 Dec 2019: Canterbury swimmers are urged to beware - with toxic blue-green algae found in the Selwyn River... more
    Cantabrians are being reminded to forgo swimming for 48 hours after heavy rainfall
    23 Dec 2019: Cantabrians are being reminded to forgo swimming for 48 hours after heavy rainfall... more
    Christchurch residents are being warned against taking a dip in two popular swimming spots
    22 Dec 2019: Christchurch residents are being warned against taking a dip in two popular swimming spots... more
    Popular Otago swimming spots will be monitored from today - to keep an eye out for dodgy bacteria
    13 Dec 2019: Popular Otago swimming spots will be monitored from today - to keep an eye out for dodgy bacteria... more
    A west Auckland beach that's been off limits for swimming and other water activities for three years can be used again
    29 Nov 2019: A west Auckland beach that's been off limits for swimming and other water activities for three years can be used again... more
    A popular Wanaka bay is out of bounds to swimmers - following a wastewater spill
    28 Nov 2019: A popular Wanaka bay is out of bounds to swimmers - following a wastewater spill... more
    A man's died while swimming in the Riwaka River, in the Tasman District
    3 Nov 2019: A man's died while swimming in the Riwaka River, in the Tasman District... more
    A swimming alert has been issued for Auckland's St Mary's Bay, as Watercare monitors the discharge from the Sky City fire
    25 Oct 2019: A swimming alert has been issued for Auckland's St Mary's Bay, as Watercare monitors the discharge from the Sky City fire... more

     Most Popular Recent Swimming News
     27 Dec: Canterbury swimmers are urged to beware - with toxic blue-green algae found in the Selwyn River ++++
     31 Dec: A wastewater spill has closed a popular swimming spot on Lake Taupo +++
     18 Jan: Summer safety guide to hot weather, water hazards, and common holiday accidents +++

     Swimming NewsLinks
      24 Jan: Six people rescued in five minutes at one auckland beach (NZ Herald)
      23 Jan: Police looking for missing swimmer at st clair beach, dunedin (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Jan: Waitara river study to assess health risks for swimmers set to start (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Jan: A taste of...croatia with jess daniell from jess' underground kitchen (NZ Herald)
      19 Jan: Large shark seen swimming in the shallows at pāpāmoa beach (NZ Herald)
      17 Jan: Nzers warned to check water quality before swimming (RadioNZ)
      15 Jan: Police still not in a position to name woman who died at a taranaki beach on monday (Stuff.co.nz)
      15 Jan: Priscott and pugh place on the snz team to 2020 oceania swimming championships (voxy.co.nz)
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    Anton Cooper wants Cycling New Zealand to offer more clarity around mountain biking's Olympic qualification process 8:27

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