Catfish threat

Lucas Macdonald, Biosecurity Officer from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council says the education component is critical, because many boaties visiting... Read More

Reaction to Motiti marine reserves

Apprehension is building in the Bay of Plenty fishing community about whether a number of popular offshore reefs will be permanently closed. A long-running... Read More

Taupo Waka Ama event popular

The Taupo Waka Ama Club partnered  with Tuwharetoa Maori trust Board recently to  host a Waka Ama event on Lake Taupo called  ‘Te... Read More

So you want to catch a kingfish

Here in The Bay of Plenty we are very fortunate  to have one the best fisheries for yellowtail kingfish anywhere in the world. From right up in... Read More

Rare whales due in our waters

It’s the time of the year that we expect the return of one of New Zealand’s rarest whale species, the false killer whale. This little known... Read More

38th Gulf Classic Regatta

The annual Waikato Yacht Squadron Gulf Classic is more than just a sailing race. An event you  can make a weekend of. What does the Gulf Classic... Read More

Power put to the test

With names like ‘The Boss’, ‘Annihilator’ and ‘Rat Attack’ you could think you have stumbled on nicknames of roller... Read More

Optimist opportunity and vision

Omokoroa Boat Club Junior Sailing Project came about through the keenness and vision of  our late Patron Tod Stocker. In 1998 he discovered in... Read More

Get hooked on jet ski fishing

Reeling in a 200kg bronze whaler while sitting on the back of a jet ski proves you don’t need a boat to catch a big fish. Hefty kingfish, snapper,... Read More