Super sailor makes final voyage

Tauranga lost a renowned sailor and community identity with the recent passing of Mike McCormick. It was fitting that Mike was farewelled by family... Read More

Raft up at the point

The year end event for the Mount Maunganui Yacht Club was the Christmas Raft Up.  It was one of the spring days expected close to Christmas –... Read More

Seaweed delicacy

Kiwis have done it before. Used ingenuity and entrepreneurial talents to create profitable industries from unwanted pests including feral deer, goats... Read More

Beau Geste is exceptionally fast

Beau Geste, a Mod 70 trimaran, is one of the speediest boats in the Southern Hemisphere. And after a full refit at Tauranga’s Vessel Works, she’s... Read More

Fish In Focus - Gemfish

Gemfish, named makataharaki in Maori, are found in depths of 50 – 550 metres around the coastal waters of mainland New Zealand. The species is... Read More

Combating crayfish poaching

Poaching of fish is not new, it goes back centuries. In old England, landlords refused to allow starving peasants to fish in the rivers and streams... Read More

Sights on alpine podium

A team of Bay of Plenty dragon boaters is proving age is no barrier by competing in the 12th IDBF Dragon Boat Club Crew Word Championships 2020 in August. The... Read More

Nasty nipper numbers on the rise

Underwater trapping across the Bay of Plenty coastline this summer by Bay of Plenty Regional Council confirmed that the aggressive Asian paddle crab... Read More




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