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Kayaker’s king catch

When Warren Eade went out kayak fishing early Sunday morning he couldn’t have realised he was about to catch the best fish of his...

Another whopper gets away

The credibility of efforts to police commercial fishing activity in the Hauraki Gulf has taken another blow after Greenpeace released a leaked Ministry of...

Island could lose say over ocean

Waiheke leaders are fighting to keep a local voice on the Hauraki Gulf Forum which is making plans for the future of the gulf. Waitemata...

Marine reserve plans for gulf create waves

Keep Our Beaches is renewing its fight over plans for marine reserves on the northern coast of Waiheke. Group representative Deb Cox, from Sandy Bay,...

Bold plan for new marine reserves

Plans for 12 potential new marine reserves in the waters of the Waiheke Local Board area have been sent to the government. The local board’s...

Local groups condemn fishing park plan

The government’s plans for a recreational fishing park in the Hauraki Gulf are “reckless”, says Friends of the Hauraki Gulf. “The crisis facing the gulf...

Fishing park plan questioned

A recreational fishing park in the Hauraki Gulf would not provide adequate protection for marine life, the Hauraki Gulf Forum states. In its submission on...

Local board plans marine reserves

Marine reserves have become a hot topic as the government develops new legislation on marine protection. Several Waiheke groups made submissions calling for better...