Surf Life Saving and long-time sponsor DHL are marking their 10-year partnership with a photography exhibition in Auckland which celebrates surf lifesavers' yellow and red uniforms.
The pictures were taken by New Zealand photographer Chris Sisarich, who travelled the country to capture some of the 17,000 Surf Life Saving members who work to keep Kiwis safe at the beach.
More than 1200 people are rescued from life-threatening situations during an average season. However, last year the figure topped 1600.
Surf Life Saving has 73 clubs throughout New Zealand, and in the past 10 years, those clubs combined have saved more than 15,000 people.
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The exhibition will run for three days at Te Wero Island in Wynyard Quarter from February 14. Entry is a gold coin donation, with all proceeds going to Surf Life Saving New Zealand.