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AquaSafe New Zealand was formed in 2006, with the primary objective of aquatic safety research and event lifeguarding services. In time, the company's focus has broadened to include the supply of water rescue equipment, oxygen-resuscitation kits, defibrillators, and providing specialist services to the aquatic safety sector.
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The managing director of AquaSafe New Zealand, Jonathon Webber is an Advanced Qualified Surf Lifeguard with over 25 years experience at Piha Beach on Auckland’s West Coast. He is the Senior Advisor in Lifesaving to Pakistan Aquatic Life Saving and Life Member of the Piha Surf Life Saving Club.
 
For Surf Life Saving Northern Region, Jonathon has held the roles of Director of Regional Services, Director of Lifesaving, Duty Operations Officer and currently chairs the regional Operations Committee. He is a member of the Surf Life Saving New Zealand Medical Advisory Group, International Life Saving Federation Medical Committee, and foundation member of the International Drowning Research Alliance. Jonathon also sits on the executive committee of the New Zealand Resuscitation Council.
 
Jonathon has authored, co-authored and reviewed several journal articles, reference texts and national surf life saving policies. He has presented and published work on drowning detection and response, lifeguard perception and performance of CPR, leisure-related injuries at NZ beaches, and airway management, first aid training and resuscitation in the aquatic environment.

AquaSafe New Zealand's other team members are engaged on a project-by-project basis, depending on the need for specific skills and expertise. All of our team are highly experienced and qualified, and we have access to local and international published experts in the fields of drowning prevention, risk management, accident investigation, event safety, lifeguarding, occupational health and safety, drowning detection, aquatic resuscitation and emergency care. Our team are all active practitioners in their fields, thus ensuring they bring a real-world, evidence based approach to the projects we employ them on.

 

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