Ngati Hei

The wave of anger and concern caused by the recent sperm whale beaching at Wharekaho (Simpsons Beach) in Mercury Bay, may have subsided with Friday’s burying of the 40-tonne mammal. The only signs evident yesterday were a couple of strops used by diggers to hide the remains of the whale carcass. Local residents are still […]

High-spec addition to Coastguard Whitianga fleet made possible by unique partnership with Lotto NZ and Emirates Team NZ. Crew from Coastguard Whitianga have set sail this morning from Auckland, bringing home a brand-new Coastguard Rescue Vessel (CRV) that will play a vital role in keeping boaties safe along the Coromandel’s eastern coastline. Named Takareto, Whitianga’s […]

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