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Royal Life Saving Society

The Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) has been saving lives for over 125 years. Today, the RLSS encompasses thousands of volunteers and millions of lifesavers in 33 Member Branches, including The Royal Life Saving Society New Zealand (RLSSNZ), working to eliminate drowning among the Commonwealth’s 2.2 billion people.

The RLSS is a global leader and partner in the delivery of water safety education and water rescue and resuscitation training.

The Society provides expertise in the development of community-based drowning prevention strategies, the design of lifesaving education programmes, and the establishment of aquatic safety standards.




Become a life saver

You Can Help

There are many ways you can become involved as a lifesaver. This can range from learning new skills which you could use to save a life, becoming a member and participating in a wide range of exciting and rewarding activities, getting a recognised qualification or you can make a donation to help us provide lifesaving information and training for young and old alike.




National Office

Royal Life Saving Society, New Zealand

Marie Baker ONZM
71 Raine Street, East Wanganui, Wanganui 4500
Ph   (06)343 2677




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