Frustrating day for Kiwi sailors

It was a frustrating day for the New Zealand sailors competing at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, as they tried to get to grips with the treacherous conditions... Read More

Sailability Tauranga helping disabled sailor

For 43-year-old Dennis Young, living with Left Hemiparesis can have its challenges. “I am paralysed down the left-hand side of my body; it affects... Read More

BOP iwi and NZ scientists sign marine agreement

A Bay of Plenty iwi collective is working with five national research institutes to collectively develop a large scale $20 million multi-year funding... Read More

Orca calf Toa dies after deteriorating rapidly

Toa, the orca calf separated from its pod, has died. He was thought to be between two and six months old. Whale Rescue posted on social media on Friday... Read More

Tauranga yacht‘s sinking prompts safety reminder

The tragic sinking of the Tauranga yacht Essence has safety lessons for all international sailing vessels, says Maritime NZ. Essence foundered in heavy... Read More

Lockdown: when the ocean went quiet

As New Zealand’s first Covid-19 lockdown began on March 26, 2020, the country’s busiest coastal waterway, the Hauraki Gulf, became devoid... Read More

Supply chain causing Port congestion at Tauranga

  Continuing issues in the international supply chain and reduced capacity in Auckland is the reason for a build-up of marine cargo traffic waiting... Read More

Feedback sought on tarakihi catch limits

Fisheries New Zealand is inviting people to have their say on proposed changes to catch limits and settings for tarakihi stocks on New Zealand’s... Read More

New weapon in fight against invasive aquatic weeds

A combination of artificial intelligence and scientific ingenuity looks set to be the next step forward in protecting Aotearoa New Zealand’s lakes... Read More

Wild weather lashing NZ

MetService have issued a rare Red Warning for Buller as heavy rain continues to lash parts of the South Island. The wild weather... Read More

Fears scallop beds will not last in Coromandel

The Government’s decision to “drag the ball and chain” on a two-year rāhui application has created friction in an eastern Coromandel... Read More

Biosecurity protection bolstered on Te Arawa Lakes

  Protection from biosecurity threats on the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes has been boosted, with Te Arawa Lakes Trust’s - TALT-  Biosecurity... Read More

Unions clash with Port over safety concerns

The Port of Tauranga is disputing claims from workers and the Maritime Union of New Zealand that safety is not a priority at the port. The allegations... Read More

Council to survey Tauranga marine facilities

People are being invited to have their say on marine facilities around the city such as boat ramps, jetties, wharves and pontoons. Tauranga City Council... Read More

Research to take guesswork out of whitebaiting

New research into whitebait fishing will address whether whitebait are in decline and assess the impact of commercial and recreational whitebaiting on... Read More