Man saved from drowning in Pilot Bay

A man was saved from drowning in Pilot Bay this evening. A faint call for help offshore brought members of the public down to the water's edge about... Read More

Bluefin tuna recreational catch limit imposed

For the first time, catch limits are being introduced for recreational fishers targeting southern bluefin tuna. The recreational catch for the tuna... Read More

Enjoying more of the Easter moonlight

On Easter Friday night, the moon above the Bay of Plenty provided a stunning display of golden luminescence. Kerri-Anne Fraser made use of the opportunity... Read More

Two medals won in 49er at Genoa World Cup

New Zealand sailors collected two medals last night (NZ time) and have a chance of winning another tonight as the Hempel World Cup Series regatta in... Read More

Wahine on the Water

Surf lifeguards from around the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel areas made waves at one of the first Wahine on Water Events, held at Whangamata Beach over... Read More

Easter moon delights locals

When the full moon appeared at dusk on Friday evening, many stopped to drink in the stunning sight. Kerri-Anne Fraser and her daughter Lexie Schollum,... Read More

NZ sailors see the light at Genoa World Cup Series

Light winds once again plagued the Hempel World Cup Series regatta in Genoa but there was just enough action for Isaac McHardie and William McKenzie... Read More

Water warning for boaties this Easter

  A few simple checks before hitting the water this Easter weekend could save boaties from a raft of problems, says the Coastguard.   The... Read More

Frustrating day at Genoa World Cup Series

It was a day of delays and deferrals as light winds plagued the second day of racing at the Hempel World Series regatta in Genoa. Alex Maloney and Tauranga's... Read More

Ninety jet skis circle Matakana

Action Sports Direct hosted a social jetski lap around Matakana Island on Sunday. Jet ski owners met on Sunday morning at the Sulphur Point boat ramp... Read More

Company fined $62k, with three year fishing ban

A commercial fishing company formerly owned by the Hawke's Bay D'Esposito family has been banned from fishing for three years and fined $62,000... Read More

White Island Tours welcomes new vessel

  White Island Tours in the Bay of Plenty has welcome a new vessel.   Te Puia Whakaari, a new boat for Ngāti Awa tourism business, is a... Read More

New Zealand Finn sailors to the fore in Palma

Andy Maloney and Josh Junior are aiming for a one-two finish at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma and the Kiwi pair have made a strong start after... Read More

‘Plankton to poo’ whales stick to favourite foods

Genetic analysis of the poo of a population of Bryde’s whales that live year-round in the Hauraki Gulf shows the mammals are not very flexible... Read More

NZ sailors make good start in Palma

The New Zealand contingent at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma made a good start, with four crews inside the top four of their classes, but no racing... Read More