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Coastguard’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade is a nationwide campaign encouraging kiwis to bring in any old, damaged or worn lifejackets and upgrade them for brand new, fit- for-purpose Hutchwilco lifejackets at a heavily discounted price.

The purpose of the Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign is to keep as many New Zealanders as possible safe while out on the water.

Now in its seventh year, the Old4New van travels around the country stopping at boat ramps and community hubs. The programme is a core pillar of Coastguard’s mission of ‘Saving Lives at Sea’. Since the programme started over 15,000 old lifejackets have been traded in and taken out of
circulation.

This year’s campaign will run from December 12th 2020 to January 17th 2021.

Check out www.old4new.nz or find us on Facebook @CoastguardOld4New for the latest news and locations. We look forward to seeing you on the road!