News in Brief: May 2020

News in Brief: May 2020

No rod? No problem A Tauranga man caught a 20kg kingfish with his bare hands while on a stroll. Logan Reid was walking his dog at Miles Lane Reserve when he spotted the kingfish lying on its side. “It looked like a shark swimming in the distance,” he was quoted as...
State of Manukau Harbour ‘disheartening’

State of Manukau Harbour ‘disheartening’

The amount of wastewater going into the Manukau Harbour is having a direct effect on its water quality, causing a dramatic decrease in shellfish numbers and changing the way people use the harbour. According to Jim Jackson, chairman of the Manukau Harbour Restoration...