Drop-in days for feedback on Marine Park proposal

People interested in the future use of an area of land at Marine Park, are being asked for their thoughts and invited to attend two community drop-in sessions at Sulphur Point. The two drop-in sessions with Tauranga City Council and University of Waikato...... Read More

Sanford planning to sell Tauranga business

New Zealand seafood company Sanford has announced it has a conditional agreement to sell its Tauranga based pelagic business to local company Pelco NZ Ltd. The assets included are three purse seine fishing vessels, processing equipment and pelagic...... Read More

Tauranga woman full of spirit

For Tauranga’s Andrea Haines, the job of first mate on board Spirit of New Zealand is more than just second in command on a traditionally-rigged youth sail training tall ship. It’s about observing, contributing to and enjoying the personal...... Read More

Yacht club upbeat about TCC Marine Park moves

Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club are 'generally supportive' of council moves to free up land at Sulphur Point's Marine Park for the University of Waikato's proposed marine research centre, says club Commodore Andy Knowles, but still have...... Read More

TCC proposing to revoke Marine Park status

Tauranga City Council is seeking feedback on its proposal to revoke recreation reserve status from an area of land at Marine Park. This is to enable a potential long-term lease of the land to the University of Waikato in order to establish a new marine...... Read More

The history of the TYPC

An episode in the not so recent history of the Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club. There were 9 of us then: Bill Mitchinson, Owen Mackay, Jack Williams, Trevor Doherty, Binky Manson, Peter Luxmore, Ian Strachan, Dyson Gilliver and Michael Batchelor....... Read More

Brain trust behind Boat Show

Lawrence Daly is a fanatical fisherman. He owns a boat and is an ideas man - an entrepreneur who, above all else, was looking for something to do. And so the 2018 Tauranga Fishing and Boat Show was born. Lawrence is the one-man brains trust behind...... Read More

Sustainable fishing for Tauranga fishers

Tauranga fishers will be able to experience New Zealand’s only free recreational fishing app, Fish4All, at its showcase this weekend during the Tauranga Fishing and Boat Show. Developed by recreational fishers, for recreational fishers, Fish4All...... Read More

Unmanned vessel mistaken for submarine

The mysteries of the deep – or at least Tauranga Harbour – have been revealed. A red submarine looking vessel spotted in the harbour on Monday has sparked a lot of intrigue from the public. The craft has been identified as not a submarine,...... Read More

Coastguard swamped with demand

Every year, nearly 7000 New Zealanders – 19 a day on average – are brought home safely from New Zealand seas, lakes and rivers after an emergency. This prevents 18,000 children from losing their mum or dad, 11,000 grandparents from losing...... Read More




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