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Saving New Zealand

Surf wave and sunset at night in NZ. photography Rambo Estrada.

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) says it is urgently having its sunscreen re-tested after Consumer NZ said it had failed to meet claims made on the label. Surf Life Saving New Zealand branded sunscreen products. Source: Supplied Testing undertaken by Consumer NZ this year indicated that several sunscreens failed to meet the SPF or […]

Reports on surfing-related injuries.


Over the last few years, surfing has increased in popularity, with about 2.6 million recreational surfers in the United States. Efforts are under way to include competitive surfing in the Olympics. However, the number of reports on surfing-related injuries is limited and does not mirror the trend in popularity, according to researchers at Hospital for […]