Maritime NZ issues boat check warning

Boaties are being urged to check their vessels and equipment before hitting the water this winter. “Undertaking these simple checks will help... Read More

Feedback sought on marine protected areas

An email sent out this week by Waikato Regional Council is inviting people to feed back on a survey about the marine protected biodiversity areas in... Read More

Sailathon to float dreams

: Competing in regattas across New Zealand is the reason behind a sailing fundraiser held in Tauranga on Saturday. Members of the Sailability Tauranga... Read More

TECT comes to coastguard’s rescue

  Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard is getting busier and busier, with rescue numbers almost doubling in the last four years and international travel... Read More

Whakatāne boat harbour: Resource consent granted

Excitement is growing for the future of Whakatāne as resource consent is granted for the proposed $29 million boat harbour, Te Rāhui Herenga Waka Whakatāne. The... Read More

From volunteer work to career fishery officer

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ national network of Honorary Fishery Officers are among the thousands of volunteers being honoured as part... Read More

Ocean health: Burling and Tuke to front UN

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have enlisted the support of international sporting superstars as they get set to front the United Nations in Portugal on... Read More

Volunteering for Tauranga Coastguard

Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard processes more than 30,000 radio calls throughout the year with its radio room in operation from 6.45am-6pm, seven days... Read More

PIC Coastal Classic to celebrate 40 years

With 125 days to go, the New Zealand Multihull Yacht Club  is announcing the 40th PIC Coastal Classic Yacht Race from Auckland to Russell in... Read More

Coastal shipping rebound offers a ‘bright future’

The Maritime Union says supply chain problems will soon be relieved by the rapid scaling up of New Zealand’s coastal shipping capability. Pacifica... Read More

Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard: new rescue vessel

Construction will soon be underway on a new, purpose-built rescue vessel for Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard. This vessel will enhance the ability of... Read More

Ōmokoroa winter sailing to ‘start again’ in June

Ōmokoroa Boat Club’s Winter Season Sailing competition has got off to an uneventful start – in a literal sense. The season’s competition... Read More

Feedback sought on changes to fisheries settings

Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on proposed changes to catch limits and other settings across a range of fisheries as part of its twice-yearly... Read More

A new way to treat invasive termites

Biosecurity New Zealand has successfully trialled a new method of treating invasive termites on an imported yacht. Non-native termites and other... Read More

Recreational river users affected by boat traffic

  Conflicts with existing river users, including waka ama, kayak paddlers and rowers are among the concerns expressed by Whakatāne Yacht Club... Read More