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Launch of national Community Water Safety Programme

NKOA President Lara Collins attending the Launch of the new National Community Water Safety Programme at parliament buildings in Wellington on Thursday

Prime Minister John Key, Dr Michael Cullen (Chairman of the Board NZ Post), Rick Ellis (CEO TVNZ), Matt Claridge (Gen Manager Water Safety NZ) and Speaker of the House Dr The Rt Hon Lockwood Smith were just a few of the dignatories at the event.

Waka Ama had strong representation at the event with several of the NKOA committee members, and local Hoe Tonga representatives also in attendance.

New Zealand Post is pleased to be the national sponsor of Waka Ama, one of New Zealand's fastest growing sports. New Zealand Post will work with Water Safety New Zealand and Waka Ama to promote the Water Safety message to New Zealanders and their communities regionally, while growing the numbers taking part across all ages.

For more information see
http://tvnz.co.nz/content/4288900

Water Safety NZ
http://www.watersafety.org.nz

Updated: Jul 7, 2011

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