Holy toredo!

  The multi-award winning Tauranga Bridge Marina has been undergoing a serious maintenance programme, replacing 25 piles.   The reason... Read More

Tauranga’s growth outstrips census data

Winston Peters’ campaign bus rolled into town and with that came election promises. A crowd of around 60 people gathered at Red Square to hear... Read More

Foreign yachties say lives now at risk

Foreign yachties seeking refuge in New Zealand from seasonal Pacific cyclones are baffled by the response not to let them in. The UK based Ocean Cruising... Read More

Operator fined following fatal sinking

Maritime NZ says the prosecution of Ocean Fisheries Limited, operators of the Jubilee, sends a message to vessels’ owners and operators that health... Read More

Guilty pleas in MV Funing case

  The Master and Chief Engineer of the log-carrier MV Funing, have been sentenced and fined after admitting charges relating to the grounding of... Read More

Surf life saving award nominations announced

A Mount Maunganui surf lifeguard, instructor, surf official and coach are among the finalists for the country's surf life saving awards. The Mount... Read More

Sanford announces resignation of CEO

  After seven years leading NZ seafood company Sanford Limited, chief executive Volker Kuntzsch will be stepping down.   Sanford Chair Sir... Read More

New East Coast marine facility

      Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones has today announced the Government is supporting the creation of new marine infrastructure... Read More

Guilty pleas in stranded bulk carrier case

  The master and chief engineer of the MV Funing have pleaded guilty to charges laid against them by Maritime NZ.   The charges were filed... Read More

Countdown to new trout season underway

Excitement builds as anglers are counting down to the opening of the trout season on October 1. Rotorua lakes Okataina, Rotoiti and Tarawera will be... Read More

Funing moves closer to NZ for further ballast work

The bulk carrier Funing has been moved closer towards the New Zealand coast, whilst crew work to ballast the ship down further. A number of people tracking... Read More

Funing still on track to Singapore

People watching bulk carrier Funing depart from New Zealand waters can rest assured it is not returning to port. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline... Read More

Snorkel product being recalled

  The arena Swim Snorkel Pro is being recalled.   Small pieces of material in the snorkel tube may become detached, says a post on www.recalls.govt.nz “Loose... Read More

Funing leaves Tauranga for Singapore

The MV Funing departed Tauranga on the weekend, bound for Singapore. The bulker is under tow by the Skandi Emerald, and left Tauranga at 10am on Sunday... Read More

Pacific 6.2M quake strikes off Vanuatu

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. The US Geological Survey reports that the quake struck at 2.59pm NZ... Read More