Saturday, August 11, 2018

Motukaraka Island.

A visit to Motukaraka Island is a first for me and I'm keen to get going so I'm on my way...……………….

Sunday, August 5, 2018

East Coast Beaches



A cold Southwesterly persistent wind lowered the temperature considerably and was not good for wading across streams and rivers. . We completed our visit to three beaches to check traps and re-bait.


We looked forward to summer visits when crossing streams would be a pleasant opportunity to cool off.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

EPA

The Environment Protection Authority were holding a  workshop in the Maritime room at the Maritime museum and a friend had been invited  so I went along yesterday and found the really helpful staff outlined for me how the EPA works and its role in protecting the EEZ ( the Exclusive Economic Zone), the waters surrounding New Zealand from 12 Nautical miles out to sea.

More to follow