New programme aimed at helping those in the deaf community learn to swim

Summer's almost here and so too are the reminders about keeping safe around water.

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Drowning is New Zealand’s third highest cause of accidental death. Source: 1 NEWS

Drowning is New Zealand's third highest cause of accidental death, with children particularly vulnerable.

But what about those children who can't learn to swim the way most do?

1 NEWS reporter Kim Savage checks out a new programme aimed at including the deaf community in the video above.