Marine

Interislander ferry successfully refloated

The Interislander Ferry Aratere has successfully been refloated almost 24 hours after it ran aground in Picton Harbour, stranding nearly 50 people on the vessel... Read More

Interislander ferry Aratere aground near Picton

Authorities have abandoned plans to attempt to refloat the stricken Interislander ferry Aratere at 9am as they instead send down divers to gather more information... Read More

New marine research hub for Marine Park site

A state-of-the-art marine research and education facility will be established at Sulphur Point in Tauranga after years of controversy surrounding the future... Read More

Boat captain needed for shorebird count

A Tauranga bird expert needs a boat owner and skipper with a couple of hours to spare, around high tide on June 29, to help with the June shorebird count in... Read More

Moana Dogs take on world's toughest row challenge

As challenges go, they don't get much bigger than rowing across thousands of kilometres of the Pacific Ocean - and Detective Joe Konlechner can't wait to get... Read More

Celebrating 30 years of Coast Care

Volunteers are enjoying great weather today for the 30th anniversary of a project that has reportedly saved the Bay of Plenty coastal sand dunes. 'Couldn't... Read More

Two new Whakatāne Harbour cameras installed

For boaties, making the decision about whether to enter or exit the Whakatāne Harbour just got easier. Coastguard Whakatāne has installed two new live-feed... Read More

Poseidon crew monitors Pacific fishing activities

A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-8A Poseidon surveillance crew has clocked up around 9000 nautical miles monitoring fishing activities in the exclusive economic... Read More

Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island

Volcanic unrest continues at Whakaari/White Island, says Duty Volcanologist Paul Jarvis, in the latest volcanic activity bulletin published by GeoNet. As... Read More

Government bill to create marine farm certainty

The Coalition Government is delivering New Zealand's aquaculture industry the confidence and security it needs to grow, says Oceans and Fisheries Minister Shane... Read More

Port of Tauranga announces new director

Former Port of Tauranga Director Sir Robert McLeod KNZM is re-joining the Board of Directors following the retirement of Alastair Lawrence. The Port of Tauranga... Read More

Tauranga City Council sells Marine Precinct

Tauranga City Council has announced the sale of the Marine Precinct at Sulphur Point, guaranteeing its future in bringing significant economic benefit to the... Read More