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Fishing Report- March 2018

Autumn provides some of the best fishing you will see, especially for snapper so do not put your boat away yet! While my favourite time to fish the west coast for snapper is spring, autumn generally has more consistent weather and there are far more options regarding localities and species. For example the coast has some great snapper and gurnard […]

Hudsons beach suffers brunt of storm

The heavy weather front that hit the northern part of the North Island on the night of 4-5 January caused chaos at some Manukau peninsula beaches. Hudsons Beach bore the brunt with most of the seawall demolished by the heavy waves and roaring wind that reached 83.3km/hr according to peninsular weather expert Brian Hamilton. He also recorded a rainfall over […]

Beachcare for Awhitu?

Would the Awhitu Peninsula benefit from a beachcare group? This is the question being raised and the Awhitu community are encouraged to join in the conversation. Karen Opie, founder of the Port Waikato Beach Care group, is giving an illustrated talk on the successes their group has achieved. Local resident, Anna McNaughton, advises, “The Port Waikato group connected with DOC, […]


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