A historic ‘sail past’ for TYPBC's 100th year

It's a perfectly fine afternoon for members of the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club – TYPBC – as they enjoy a historic ‘Sail... Read More

Blind swimmer competing in Mount ocean swim race

Being blind is no barrier to a Hamilton woman who is swimming in the NZ Ocean Swim Series at Mount Maunganui today. Shannon Cleave, age 42, has been... Read More

Bringing the world’s biggest boats to Tauranga

  The world’s largest sailing catamaran is currently docked at Vessel Works in Tauranga Moana, where it is undergoing a three-week refit.   The... Read More

Tauranga expert to talk about drugs from the sea

World-leading Tauranga marine scientist Professor Chris Battershill will be speaking about the importance of ocean biodiversity and the sustainable management... Read More

Great white caught on camera breaching BOP water

A fisherman reeling in a feed for his 21st off the Bay of Plenty coast has captured something that’ll last much longer than a bin full of fish. Josh... Read More

Fisherman fined $13k for not protecting seabirds

  The former master of a Hawke's Bay fishing vessel has been fined $13,000 for not deploying seabird protection equipment while long-lining... Read More

Bringing the world‘s biggest boats to Tauranga

The world’s largest sailing catamaran is currently docked at Vessel Works in Tauranga Moana where it is undergoing a three-week refit.   The... Read More

Sustainability measures set new fishing limits

Fisheries New Zealand has today announced changes to catch limits for 14 fish stocks and the introduction of a full year-round closure to harvesting... Read More

More testing after Bonamia ostreae find in oysters

Biosecurity New Zealand will begin further testing of oysters from Foveaux Strait, near Stewart Island, after three wild oysters from a small area in... Read More

Orca sighting stuns Mount fisherman

A Mount Maunganui fisherman is stunned after seeing a pod of orca in the harbour. Koos Joubert was heading back to Sulphur Point after a rough morning... Read More

Opotiki Harbour dredging trial explained

The contractor behind the build of the new Opotiki Harbour entrance is reaching out to the public to explain what they are doing. HEB Construction recently... Read More

Raw mussel consumption warning

  A recent spike in Vibrio parahaemolyticus cases is prompting a raw mussel warning from New Zealand Food Safety.   The organisation is... Read More

Iwi seeks temporary closure of Coromandel coast

People are being invited to have their say on the proposed temporary closure of the eastern Coromandel coast to the harvest of scallops. Ngati Hei Trust... Read More

Research finds microplastics in fish muscle tissue

Some of the first research into how microplastics are affecting New Zealand fish species has revealed that microplastic fragments can find their way... Read More

What‘s on - Te Puna bike day, Oropi market, fun

Good morning and welcome to Sunday Kia ora. Kia ngahau me o whanau me o hoa. The MetService is forecasting a partly cloudy day, with southeasterlies... Read More