Motiti Protection Area rules signed off

New rules involving fishing and seafood gathering around Motiti Island are expected to be in place next summer. This announcement follows the green... Read More

New design aims to reduce mussel float runaways

A Tasman-based company has begun a one-year research trial aimed at reducing the number of mussel floats that get lost at sea each year. Aquaculture... Read More

Drone project to aid protection of Maui dolphin

The Government is backing a new project to use drone technology to transform our understanding and protection of the Maui dolphin, New Zealand’s... Read More

Man‘s 14 hour sea survival described

  More details are emerging regarding the remarkable survival of a man who fell overboard from a boat that departed Tauranga.   Vidam Perevetilov,... Read More

Coromandel sea search used as warning to boaties

The skipper of a yacht who put out a mayday call last week failed to cancel it after reaching calmer seas, but Maritime New Zealand won't take action... Read More

YWAM Koha leaving port on Monday for final push

The YWAM KOHA will be leaving Tauranga harbour tomorrow afternoon for a two-week check-over in Lyttleton, before then heading on a port tour of New Zealand. “After... Read More

Missing vessel found near Bream Bay

A yacht reported missing off the Coromandel coast on Wednesday was located 150km from where it made its mayday call. Sinking yacht Tribe broadcast a... Read More

Longline tuna fisher fined $15,000

A Whitianga longline tuna fisher has had his vessel forfeited to the Crown and been fined $15,000 in Tauranga District Court. The Ministry of Primary... Read More

Yacht reported missing off Coromandel coast found

The yacht missing off the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula has been found. Maritime New Zealand is reporting that both people on board are believed... Read More

Search for missing yacht continues off Coromandel

UPDATE8.20AM: The search for a yacht missing off the Coromandel coast is continuing this morning. The Royal New Zealand Navy's HMNZS Te Kaha is... Read More

Scientists uncover secret to healthy estuaries

University of Waikato marine scientists are researching the declining health of New Zealand estuaries. The group of 15 PHD students hope their findings... Read More

Call for help from yacht in Tauranga harbour

Emergency services are racing to the aid of a person needing medical assistance on board a yacht near the Tauranga harbour entrance. A team from St.... Read More

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli takes the day with 2 wins

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS TEAM UK squared off yesterday to determine the winner of the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series and the right... Read More

What‘s on - Omokoroa dash, kartsport, wildlife

Good morning and welcome to Sunday and Valentine's Day. Kia ora. Kia ngahau me o whanau me o hoa. There's plenty to do today with your Valentine,... Read More

One person has died at Pilot Bay

Update, 3.50pm: One person has died following a water incident in Mount Maunganui this afternoon. Emergency services were called to Pilot Bay about... Read More