NZ Navy supports Fiji in illegal fishing sting

A 10-personnel Royal New Zealand Navy contingent has completed a six-week deployment supporting the Fiji Ministry of Fisheries to counter illegal, unreported... Read More

Enchanter survivors recount moments of chaos

Multiple survivors have recalled the trauma of watching friends drifting off into darkness, clinging to debris, nursing wounds and confronting the reality... Read More

Following family footsteps into defence career

With both her mum and dad coming from military backgrounds, life in the Defence Force isn't an alien concept for Kiwi student Grace Fale, but she's now had the... Read More

Fish dealer fined over inaccurate sales records

A fish dealer who failed to provide accurate sales records for the pāua he was purchasing has been fined $2000 and ordered to do 40 hours community work. The... Read More

Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary plan halted

The Ocean Sanctuary will not go ahead, with Cabinet deciding to stop work on the proposed reserve and remove the Bill that would have established it from Parliament's... Read More

Super snapper for economic growth

A new project to breed ‘super' snapper that are more resistant to disease, grow faster, and can thrive in warmer water could help drive more economic growth... Read More

NZCT funds Te Waiariki Purea for waka ama

New Zealand Community Trust has granted Te Waiariki Purea Trust $43,660 towards the costs of hosting the Secondary School Waka Ama National Championships which... Read More

Ingenuity provides eels with safe sea pathway

New Zealand's first home-grown fish-friendly flood pump, commissioned by Waikato Regional Council, has successfully passed a 1.2-metre-long shortfin eel. The... Read More

Boaties leaving cars in lakes:"You will be towed"

Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Te Arawa Lakes Trust are strongly urgng boaties not to leave their cars parked in the lakes while out in their boats, and... Read More

Red Sea situation highlights need for NZ shipping

The Maritime Union says the conflict in the Red Sea highlights the need to build up New Zealand crewed and flagged shipping to overcome supply chain disruptions. Yemen-based... Read More

Rotoiti top fishing lake - new study shows

Lake Rotoiti is the most popular Fish & Game managed freshwater fishing lake in the country, according to new Fish & Game research. The 2021-2022 National... Read More

New toxic algae signage at Rotorua lakes

The temperature outside is increasing and so is the likelihood of algal blooms in local lakes. That's why Rotorua Lakes Council, in partnership... Read More