Beach goers urged to stay safe this summer

Surf Life Saving New Zealand is urging beach-goers to heed their safety advice this summer, otherwise it could be a tragic Christmas for their families. The... Read More

Will we have a November heat wave this week?

As above normal temperatures continue this week, weather forecasters at WeatherWatch are keeping an eye out to see if some areas may reach 'heatwave'... Read More

Safer boating week kicks off after tragic winter

  New Zealand’s annual Safer Boating Week starts today in the shadow of a record number of recreational boating deaths during the winter... Read More

Navy specialists and Police improving water search

Royal New Zealand Navy - RNZN - hydrographic specialists are conducting a search exercise with Police on Lake Taupo. The team, from Littoral Warfare... Read More

History for teenaged Kiwi canoeist

Tauranga's Jack Egan joined a select group of New Zealand paddlers overnight, finishing ninth in the under-18 C1 final at the ICF junior and U23... Read More

Work on boat ramp nears completion

Work on the Acacia Road boat ramp is nearing completion. Laying the remainder of the boat ramp slabs will run into this coming week, and all work should... Read More

Work progressing on Lake Okareka boat ramp

Work on the Lake Ōkareka  boat ramp continues to progress well. The construction of the new jetty, retaining wall, extension of the existing jetty,... Read More

Weed removed from Lake Okataina

The weed cordon that excluded boats from the Motuwhetero arm of Lake Ōkataina last week has been removed. Two weed cordons were originally erected... Read More

Young Kiwis make strong start to Genoa World Cup

New Zealand has developed a strong 49er fleet meaning there's usually at least one crew near the front of the pack and today it was the turn of Isaac... Read More

Boat stolen in Rotorua

NZ Police report that a boat and trailer were stolen from Rotorua in January.   The boat, a Rayglass, was stolen from Rotorua on January 23,... Read More

Marine pests prompts hull cleaning rule rethink

The Bay of Plenty public are being asked for their views on whether a single set of vessel hull cleaning rules should be developed to help stop the spread... Read More

Marine pests prompt hull cleaning rule rethink

The public is being asked for its views on whether a more consistent regulatory framework is required to help stop the spread of marine pests across... Read More