Rough weather delays stranded carrier inspection

Rough weather conditions are delaying divers inspecting the Funing, the log carrier that lost power in the Tauranga Harbour on Monday morning.   The... Read More

Log carrier remains in Tauranga waters

The log carrier that lost engine power while navigating the entrance to Tauranga Harbour on Monday morning, remains at safe anchorage outside the harbour. Maritime... Read More

Investigation into stranded carrier launched

    A team of investigators are due to arrive in Tauranga this afternoon after a log carrier lost power in the Tauranga Harbour entrance... Read More

Tie down trampolines as wild weather approaches

Batten down the hatches, also tie down the trampolines: Heavy rain, snow and gale-force winds are on their way. The MetService is warning people to... Read More

Alternative system would change Motiti’s fate

  LegaSea are proposing an overhaul of New Zealand’s fisheries system, which could see the end of ‘no take’ fishing zones.   The... Read More

Come have a go at sailing

  For those who want to try their hand at radio-controlled model yacht racing, the place to be is behind Monterey Key in Papamoa, where Dusty Waddell... Read More

Wharf contractors get cracking

Less than a week after receiving their latest assignment, the contractors responsible for the remediation of the Whakatane Wharf are on site and ready... Read More

Mount lifeguard Fergus Rieger – leader for life

Mt Maunganui lifeguard Fergus Rieger is one of 15 surf lifeguards from around New Zealand who have been selected for the prestigious BP Leaders for Life... Read More

National weather update

WeatherWatch advised that a low pressure system will bring unsettled conditions to most of New Zealand today. “Parts of the West Coast and central... Read More

New protections being put in place for dolphins

Extensive new protections are being put in place as part of an updated plan to look after New Zealand’s native Hector’s and Māui dolphins. “Hector’s... Read More

Raw mussels food poisoning warning

New Zealand Food Safety is urging people to ensure they cook raw mussels thoroughly, after an increase in cases of food poisoning associated with commercially... Read More

A whale of a boat gives access to all

  The giant 18-metre Project Noah boat will rival super yachts for its sheer size but this boat has a difference.   It is built to provide... Read More

Rain easing up for a mostly sunny Monday

WeatherWatch advise that the weather will be mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand on Monday, with an area of low pressure to the northeast directing a... Read More

SLSNZ and BP Developing Leaders For Life

Two Bay of Plenty surf life savers have been selected for a distinguished leadership development programme. Maddie Scown from Waihi Beach Lifeguard... Read More

Covid-19 border weakness fears in Tauranga

There are fears that crews from foreign ships mingling with Kiwis could be a major weakness in the strategy to keep Covid-19 out of NZ. Health authorities... Read More