Here is some advance notice of the mid-winter swims in the Wellington Area. These details are from the Free Beaches website.
Wellington: Peka Peka
Beach Sunday 19th Leo-le...@yahoo.com
Meet at 2:30pm Sunday 19th, 200 metres north of the track.
Wellington: Petone Beach (east end) Saturday 25th Linda and
Details: Meet about 4:30-4:45pm,
ready to plunge at 5.00pm - at the east end of Petone Beach, by the Hutt river
mouth. There'll be a meal afterwood.