Record tumbles in Matakana Classic

  A new record has been set in the annual Matakana Classic, with the winning team shaving 15 minutes off the previous best time.   The yearly... Read More

Creating new memories after Rena loss

Craig Fellows and his family lost a life time of memories and treasures when the Rena hit Astrolabe Reef 10 years ago. The ship famously ran aground... Read More

Peter Burling claims SailGP race win

New Zealand gained a rare race win on a day of carnage at the SailGP regatta in Spain. Winds reaching 25 knots hit the second day of racing action in... Read More

Input sought on daily recreational fishing limits

Fisheries New Zealand is inviting people to have their say on proposed changes to the recreational daily bag limits for all finfish. More than 1000... Read More

Input wanted on changes to high seas fishing rules

The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking feedback on proposals to improve New Zealand's rules for fishing in international waters outside of... Read More

Seafood company fined $1.5m for illegal operation

A seafood company owner has been fined heavily fined for a commercial scam responsible for almost $1 million worth of black market pāua and crayfish... Read More

Rena: overfishing on delicate reef systems

Today marks 10 years since the Rena, New Zealand’s worst ecological marine disaster, and while monitoring has shown the amazing capacity of the... Read More

Rena photo exhibition launches

An exhibition marking the 10th anniversary of the grounding of the Rena has opened in Tauranga ten years to the day since the vessel hit Astrolabe Reef. A... Read More

Lockdown race looming: calls for early entries

Take the plunge and get your entries in, say organisers of the PIC Coastal Classic, the world-famous Auckland to Russell yacht race that traditionally... Read More

The unsung heroes of Rotorua trout fishing season

Even before the sun rises this Saturday, keen anglers will be donning their waders, checking their boats and readying their fishing rods for the Opening... Read More

Study into bringing back rock oyster industry

A project is under way to determine whether Aotearoa New Zealand’s long defunct rock oyster industry can be revived. NIWA scientists and the Northland-based... Read More

Jumping dolphins delight at Pilot Bay

A pod of dolphins have been putting on a show for lucky bystanders at Pilot Bay this week. The cetaceans were seen hopping out of the water on Tuesday... Read More

Orca put on show in Tauranga Harbour

Orca swimming along the shore of Mount Maunganui have been putting on a show for residents. Around 5pm on Sunday, Steve Morris, from the Seamen Ocean... Read More

Anglers gear up for new trout season

With the new trout fishing season just around the corner, anglers all around the country are busy preparing for a big day out. Boats and all manner... Read More

Changes to fisheries rules for sustainability

Fishing rules for 15 fish stocks around the country have been updated as part of a twice-yearly review. The Minister for Oceans and Fisheries, David... Read More