Drones wanted in fight to protect Māui dolphins

Two fishing companies and WWF want drones, new rules, and support for out-of-work fishers as part of a package to protect Māui dolphins. The government's... Read More

Burling and Tuke -early lead at Olympic test event

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke had never raced at the Olympic venue before yesterday but they looked right at home as they took an early lead at the Olympic... Read More

Cruise ship numbers and spend swelling

The number of cruise ships visiting New Zealand, and the amount of spending by cruise ship passengers has continued to rise significantly. Auckland... Read More

Snow, frosts and a cold Sunday ahead

The Metservice has issued a snowfall warning for the Desert Road. Snow is forecast to affect the road tonight and early Sunday morning. Between 7pm... Read More

Mediterranean fanworm infestation in Tauranga

More than 700 Mediterranean fanworm have been discovered in Tauranga Harbour in the last week. Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff believe they’ve... Read More

Get ready for a severe thunderstorm and gales

1.08pm update: A severe thunderstorm watch remains in place for much of the upper North Island on Sunday afternoon. The MetService has reported that... Read More

49er FX sailors ready for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test

Rio 2016 silver medallists Molly Meech and Alex Maloney have touched down in Japan and begun training ahead of their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test Event. The... Read More

Men‘s 470 finish world championships on a high

Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox took advantage of the drama that unfolded around them at the 470 world championships in Japan yesterday to finish second... Read More

Tauranga swimmers making a big splash

The merging of three Tauranga swimming clubs to form Evolution Aquatics Tauranga last October is proving to be a master stroke. With high intensity... Read More

New rescue vessel for the Hauraki Gulf

After two years of dedicated effort and community fundraising as well as generous contributions from major funders, Coastguard has welcomed its latest... Read More

Watch out for snow across central North Island

Snow to low levels is expected in many parts of the South Island and central North Island, also west to southwest gales for the lower North Island and... Read More

Kurtis Imrie leads the way in Romania

In hot, muggy conditions and testing headwinds, New Zealand successfully advanced four out of five boats to the semi-finals on day three of the ICF Junior... Read More

Fatal crash in Opotiki

One person has died following a crash overnight near Opotiki. Emergency services were called to the site of the crash at 2.25am on Sunday morning. One... Read More

Warm fuzzies about deep deep cold

At a time when New Zealand heroes exclusively wore rugby boots, Tauranga’s Peter Otway was in awe of men of snow and ice, men of the Antarctic... Read More

Imrie and K4 women lead Kiwi charge

A pair of A Finals provided the highlight of the New Zealand challenge on a jam-packed second day of competition at the 2019 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe... Read More