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Staying Warm in Winter

June 2022

Steve Dickinson spoke to a range of cold weather experts – fishermen, search and rescue, alpine guides and ski patrol – and shares their input on...
Voluntary HFO Work Can Lead to a New Career

June 2022

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ national network of Honorary Fishery Officers (HFOs) are among the thousands of volunteers being honoured as part of National Volunteers Week...

Bow Vs. Kingi

June 2022

"It all started 10 years ago. I was taking a casual walk around Pandora Pond when I spotted some big kingfish swimming around below the walkway....

Vanuatu: The Real Fishing Deal

June 2022

“If I were to die and go to fishing heaven, I think I would suddenly find myself in Vanuatu” writes Grant Dixon, who has enjoyed many...

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Rotorua Fishing Report - June 17th, 2022

Lake Rotoma fish in good nick Lake Rotoma has begun to fire up over the... Read More >

Turangi-Taupo Report - June 17th, 2022

Tongariro gets the big flush out The winter fishing has kicked off, and so has... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - June 17th, 2022

In close at Te Arai fishing well There is not a great deal to report... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - June 17th, 2022

It’s fair to say that the weather in the past period has been terrible! The... Read More >

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Boaties Sharing Mapping data via New App

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The collective efforts of the boating public worldwide in contributing information to existing C-Map cartography will be available via mapping data called Genesis...
Tell Yamaha Why You Need an Outboard Repower - and Win It!

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Kaikoura Residents Upset with Paua Take

20 June 2022

Some Kaikoura residents, including commercial fishers and members of the Kaikoura marine watchdog groups Te Korowai o Te Ti o Marokura and Kaikoura Marine Guardians, are...