Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) has launched a new initiative in a bid to reduce the high Maori drowning toll.
Two-time Olympian Hayley Palmer has put missing the world swimming championship behind her and is looking ahead to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
High-profile British coach David Lyles has been named head coach for Swimming New Zealand (SNZ).
About 6500 people took part in the Ocean Swim Series, about 20 percent growth on last year.
Australians Melissa Gorman and Ky Hurst sped away with the loot by winning the lucrative King of the Bays ocean swim race titles off Auckland.
Lance Armstrong is looking to make a splash with a return to competition.
Swimming bosses have praised the performances of elite New Zealand athletes at the national championships in Auckland this week.
Lauren Boyle recorded the fastest 800m freestyle time in the world this year to secure a fourth qualifying time for the world swimming championships on her way to another national title in Auckland.
Paralympics gold medallist Mary Fisher set her third world record at the national swimming championships in Auckland on Wednesday.
She was the golden girl of the London Paralympics and Sophie Pascoe showed her home fans her record breaking form, not once but twice after taking more than a third of a second off her 50 metre butterfly world record in the heats.
Paralympics stars Sophie Pascoe and Mary Fisher set world records on the third morning of the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland this morning.
Lauren Boyle's adding to her schedule at July's swimming world championships with another impressive performance at the National
Four swimmers, including Olympic finalist Lauren Boyle, booked their places at July's world championships in Spain after the first day of the national champs in Auckland.
Top-ranked New Zealand swimmers Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyders both posted world championship qualifying times on the opening day of the national championships in Auckland.
World short course 800m champion Lauren Boyle is keen to see how three weeks' altitude training will benefit her times at the national swimming championships beginning in Auckland.
Two-time Olympian Melissa Ingram has retired from elite swimming after 10 years on the international scene.
Michael Phelps took time to visit a sports complex for children in the Rocinha shanty town.
The bodies of two men have been found at Piha Beach while a third man is in a serious condition after they got into trouble while swimming.
The Australian swimming team is once again in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Australia's biggest fish James Magnussen will break his silence on Friday, amid claims he and members of the 4x100m swim team abused prescription drugs in the lead-up to the London Games.
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