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Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Drownings up and female drownings doubled in 2017

Drownings up and female drownings doubled in 2017
- Water Safety New Zealand says Māori are still over-represented, and men are the biggest group. Jonty Mills, Water Safety NZ CEO, said: "About 85% of all preventable drownings are male, and it really is that kind of Kiwi 'she'll be right' attitude. We tend to overestimate our abilities and underestimate the ...