Wharf contractors get cracking

Less than a week after receiving their latest assignment, the contractors responsible for the remediation of the Whakatane Wharf are on site and ready... Read More

Mount lifeguard Fergus Rieger – leader for life

Mt Maunganui lifeguard Fergus Rieger is one of 15 surf lifeguards from around New Zealand who have been selected for the prestigious BP Leaders for Life... Read More

National weather update

WeatherWatch advised that a low pressure system will bring unsettled conditions to most of New Zealand today. “Parts of the West Coast and central... Read More

New protections being put in place for dolphins

Extensive new protections are being put in place as part of an updated plan to look after New Zealand’s native Hector’s and Māui dolphins. “Hector’s... Read More

Raw mussels food poisoning warning

New Zealand Food Safety is urging people to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly, after an increase in cases of food poisoning associated with commercially... Read More

A whale of a boat gives access to all

  The giant 18-metre Project Noah boat will rival super yachts for its sheer size but this boat has a difference.   It is built to provide... Read More

Rain easing up for a mostly sunny Monday

WeatherWatch advise that the weather will be mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand on Monday, with an area of low pressure to the northeast directing a... Read More

SLSNZ and BP Developing Leaders For Life

Two Bay of Plenty surf life savers have been selected for a distinguished leadership development programme. Maddie Scown from Waihi Beach Lifeguard... Read More

Covid-19 border weakness fears in Tauranga

There are fears that crews from foreign ships mingling with Kiwis could be a major weakness in the strategy to keep Covid-19 out of NZ. Health authorities... Read More

Nicky Sinden’s life on water

  A childhood spent fishing on Motiti Island inspired Nicky Sinden’s career.   She started Australasia’s first female-hosted... Read More

Giant squid caught in the BOP a rare find

  When the crew of the Margaret Philippa hauled in their fishing nets, they weren’t expecting to see a huge jelly mass amongst their catch... Read More

Fresh renovations for Tauranga Sport Fishing Club

Tauranga Sport Fishing Club members are “over the moon” with their fresh clubroom renovations, sending praise to the hardworking volunteers... Read More

More Tauranga Marina Society upgrades on the way

The on-water component of Tauranga Marina Society’s renovation is set to take place in the second half of this year, it has been confirmed. The... Read More

Anticyclone over most of NZ today

WeatherWatch advises that an anticyclone covers most of New Zealand today. “However a front is stalling over the upper North Island delivering... Read More

Tauranga came so close to hosting Covid-19 ship

We'll never know how much worse New Zealand's Covid-19 outbreak could have been had the Ruby Princess made it to Tauranga as planned, but emails... Read More