Sanford’s sale potentially affecting Tauranga jobs

New Zealand seafood company Sanford has announced it now has an unconditional agreement to sell its Tauranga based pelagic business to local company Pelco NZ Ltd. The assets included are three purse seine fishing vessels, processing equipment and pelagic...... Read More

Tracking seabirds in the Hauraki Gulf

A collaboration between the fishing industry, government, iwi, and environmental groups has announced that a trial using on-board cameras to monitor accidental capture of seabirds by fishers in the Hauraki Gulf would be extended for a third year. The...... Read More

Drop-in days for feedback on Marine Park proposal

People interested in the future use of an area of land at Marine Park, are being asked for their thoughts and invited to attend two community drop-in sessions at Sulphur Point. The two drop-in sessions with Tauranga City Council and University of Waikato...... Read More

Sanford planning to sell Tauranga business

New Zealand seafood company Sanford has announced it has a conditional agreement to sell its Tauranga based pelagic business to local company Pelco NZ Ltd. The assets included are three purse seine fishing vessels, processing equipment and pelagic...... Read More

Tauranga woman full of spirit

For Tauranga’s Andrea Haines, the job of first mate on board Spirit of New Zealand is more than just second in command on a traditionally-rigged youth sail training tall ship. It’s about observing, contributing to and enjoying the personal...... Read More

Yacht club upbeat about TCC Marine Park moves

Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club are 'generally supportive' of council moves to free up land at Sulphur Point's Marine Park for the University of Waikato's proposed marine research centre, says club Commodore Andy Knowles, but still have...... Read More

TCC proposing to revoke Marine Park status

Tauranga City Council is seeking feedback on its proposal to revoke recreation reserve status from an area of land at Marine Park. This is to enable a potential long-term lease of the land to the University of Waikato in order to establish a new marine...... Read More

The history of the TYPC

An episode in the not so recent history of the Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club. There were 9 of us then: Bill Mitchinson, Owen Mackay, Jack Williams, Trevor Doherty, Binky Manson, Peter Luxmore, Ian Strachan, Dyson Gilliver and Michael Batchelor....... Read More

Brain trust behind Boat Show

Lawrence Daly is a fanatical fisherman. He owns a boat and is an ideas man - an entrepreneur who, above all else, was looking for something to do. And so the 2018 Tauranga Fishing and Boat Show was born. Lawrence is the one-man brains trust behind...... Read More

Sustainable fishing for Tauranga fishers

Tauranga fishers will be able to experience New Zealand’s only free recreational fishing app, Fish4All, at its showcase this weekend during the Tauranga Fishing and Boat Show. Developed by recreational fishers, for recreational fishers, Fish4All...... Read More




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