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Maritime authorities launch TV campaign to promote VHF radios for Kiwi boaties

Around 1.5 million kiwis get out on the water in a boat each summer resulting on average in about 20 deaths.

This weekend for the first time, maritime authorities are launching a TV campaign promoting the use of vhf radios to keep recreational boaties safe alongside the annual message to wear lifejackets.

Watch as 1 NEWS reporter Paul Hobbs finds out more about the lifesaving campaign in the video above.

It comes along with the annual reminder to wear lifejackets on the water this summer. Source: 1 NEWS


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