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The New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships is the pinnacle event of our season. From the Masters (over 30s) through to New Zealand representatives; surf boat crews to beach sprinters; these Championships will see around 1500 athletes compete over four days at Ohope Beach, Whakatane. We look forward to seeing you there!

Welcome to Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s High Performance programme. Home to the 2012 & 2014 World Champion Surf Life Saving Black Fins. This page is where you can catch all the latest action of the Surf Life Saving New Zealand representative teams. Be apart of the ONE family and show your support.

The representative event format has been developed to create a step in the sport pathway towards achieving national representative honours. The 2016 events are the Representative Challenge and Surf Boat Challenge.

They are both based around a comprehensive competition programme conducted over one day of high level racing, with the athletes representing their local area. An overall point score will be maintained for both the Representative Challenge and Surf Boat Challenge with overall winners being declared champions.

Help us share some great moments from the event at Mt Maunganui by uploading and sharing your action photos and videos. Register on this site and upload your photos to see them appear on our story board.

Oceans has a proud history of being not only the largest junior Surf Life Saving event in New Zealand but the most competitive, exciting and fun! At Oceans'16, we celebrate all that is Under 14 in Surf Life Saving as our young members compete with their friends and fellow athletes.

Help us share some great moments from the event at Mt Maunganui by uploading and sharing your action photos, comments and videos.

The BP Surf Rescue series is full of fast and exhilarating racing from some of the best IRB racers in the country. Help us share some great moments from the three championship events this summer including the BP Surf Rescue North Island Championships, BP Surf Rescue South Island Championships and BP Surf Rescue New Zealand Championships by uploading and sharing your action photos, comments and videos.

Follow the Surf Life Saving New Zealand Team at the European pool rescue competitions, the Orange Cup and German Cup.

Join the conversation by using #Euronzteam on twitter or instagram.

The Orange Cup, formally known as the BeNe Cup, will be held from November 14-15 at the Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium in Eindhoven, the official pool venue for the 2016 Lifesaving World Championships.

The German Cup will then be held in Warendorf, Germany from November 20-21.

The team will depart on November 12 with coach Steven Ferguson and team manager Mark Weatherall and return to New Zealand on November 24.

Keep up to date with all the action and also show your support to the team.