Disclaimer

Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) gives no warranty as to the correctness of the information or the data provided as it is supplied to WSNZ by third parties not under its control. While WSNZ is satisfied as to its accuracy for the purposes for which it is supplied to it, WSNZ shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from the use of any data supplied. All reported statistics are provisional.

DrownBase

DrownBase was developed in 1994 and contains records of all drowning fatalities that have occurred in New Zealand since 1980 and all hospitalisations requiring a stay of 24 hours or more due to a drowning incident since 2003. 

Data spanning 2009-2016 has been uploaded into the online DrownBase search tool, accessible by the search function above.

DrownBase is a vital tool for the water safety sector. It allows analysis of drowning data to provide targeted programmes and initiatives to achieve our Aspirational Goal: No one drowns.

 

Disclaimer

Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) gives no warranty as to the correctness of the information or the data provided as it is supplied to WSNZ by third parties not under its control. While WSNZ is satisfied as to its accuracy for the purposes for which it is supplied to it, WSNZ shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from the use of any data supplied. All reported statistics are provisional.