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Koru the Kiwi Mascot

Koru is our friendly kiwi mascot who travels around the country spreading our water safety, survival and swimming messages.

Koru is the start of new beginnings and life. For children taking part in the Kiwi Swim Safe programme, swimming, water safety and beach safety skills allows them to grow, strengthen, increase their knowledge, and to value and respect the water.