Monday, September 26, 2016
What was believed to be a whale washed ashore on the Thames coastline has turned out to be a stranded sunfish. The Department of Conservation and police received a report from concerned Thames locals of a whale stranding near Ash Street at the northern end... read more...
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It’s hard to know who would be more chuffed. The noted ornithologist, who gave his name to a cute but very pongy grey fluff ball in a burrow on Mauao, or the fluff ball itself.
‘Hugh’ the grey petrel is named after the late bird man Hugh Clifford,... read more...
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City councillors this week agreed to pay up $300,000 it has shortchanged the Environmental Mitigation & Enhancement Fund, in recognition of the fact that a Fund review was not conducted as required by the resource consent. The fund is part of the resource consent... read more...
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A Tauranga diver’s criticism of the Ministry of Primary Industries’ draft snapper management plan and the Ministry’s consultation process has provoked a reply from the MPI’s director of fisheries management Dave Turner.
Tauranga diver and... read more...
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Latest Marine News
UPDATED: The 22-foot yacht Luna reported missing on the East Coast has been located this afternoon...Read Full Story
The Whitianga Ferry service will be shut down for three days while work to replace the 9m floating...Read Full Story
Papamoa lifeguards Tuesday training turned into a rescue mission for a stranded bottlenose...Read Full Story
The biggest ship to enter the Port of Tauranga is expected alongside Sulphur Point on October...Read Full Story
Maria Ferrario was having lunch with friends when they saw a man floating in the water past...Read Full Story
If you thought there was less rain than usual last month – you’d be right. According...Read Full Story
A man has been pulled from the water at Sulphur Point Marina this afternoon.
Emergency services...Read Full Story
Four Bay of Plenty import facilities may be affected by the Ministry of Primary Industries...Read Full Story
A Bay of Plenty woman has been sentenced to 75 hours community work for illegally selling minced...Read Full Story
Small marine businesses hit hard by the global financial crisis are beginning to bounce back,...Read Full Story
Videos, Reviews & Opinions
Bay of Plenty residents have reported being woken by the 7.1 earthquake that struck 130km north-east...Read Full Story
Last Monday he watched a pod of Orcas cruise by.
Then today Papamoa fisherman John Howlett...Read Full Story
A man who’s boat was left going round in circles in Tauranga Harbour while he struggled...Read Full Story
The vessel that caught fire with 60 people on board near Whakatane is now on the ocean floor.
All...Read Full Story
Ever looked up at one of the cruise ships that dominate the Mount Maunganui skyline over the...Read Full Story
Bay of Plenty residents are being warned to expect beaches to turn green over the coming months,...Read Full Story
About a month ago, my partner Karina and I had the pleasure of walking a stunning coastal track...Read Full Story
Allan Birt was nursing a broken arm after falling off the roof. But when presented with the...Read Full Story
A year after poachers decimated a tributary of Lake Rotoiti, Fish & Game staff have returned...Read Full Story
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Following my ’Tauranga Moana...Read Full Story
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