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Motutapu Fishin’ Mission!

Overlooking the camp in Administration Bay – www.motutapucamp.org.nz Earlier this year, over 100 plumbers and gasfitters gathered at Motutapu Island with their sleeping bags and fishing gear in tow. For 21 years, Rheem, RMC, Marley and Englefield have been hosting a fishing competition for the trade, and as 2020 was

Boating with children

Taking children boating is a great responsibility because in an emergency they will be almost totally dependent on the accompanying adults. Here are some guidelines to help you and your children have a safe, fun time while boating. First things first: Swimming ability Adults accompanying children should be able to

Tips & Tricks for sharing a boat

Many of us have entertained the idea of sharing a boat with mates. The idea of pooling resources together to buy and maintain a better vessel is certainly appealing, but it’s not hard to foresee a few potential fishhooks. The Bunting brothers -Kirk and Mitch, builders at Bunting Brothers Construction,

Carl Scott – An Inventive Mind

Grant Dixon meets Auckland builder Carl Scott, a keen fisher, diver, surfer and hunter who is also an author and inventor. The garage beneath Carl Scott’s house in Birkenhead on Aucland’s North Shore has produced a number of great fishing-related products. When I arrived to interview Carl, he had taken