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Piha Deep Sea Fishing Club

c/- Piha RSA, Beach Valley Road President Rodger Curtice 8128 633 Secretary Janet Smith Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at RSA Recognises heaviest fish in a particular category each month Swaps fishy tales

Dr Finlay’s Boatshed

Back in the 1940s, Dr Colin Finlay, an Auckland dentist, built a brick house at the extreme southern end of Marine Parade South. He was not a good sailor, but he teamed up with the surf club members and they used his boat to go fishing. The Hazel Irene, named after his wife, was the  [ Read More ]

Rock fishing safety project success

An evaluation of the three-year West Coast Rock Fishing Safety Pilot Project – a collaboration of Auckland Regional Council, Watersafe Auckland, Safe Waitakere and Surf Life Saving Northern Region – shows significant improvements in rock fishers understanding of the risks and behavioural change. Over a three-year period rock fishing safety advisers, employed by the ARC,  [ Read More ]