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The Rheem Big 6 Challenge

Richard’s two trout were the first fish he ever caught. Richard grew up in the small settlement of Waimana on the edge of the Ureweras. “As a youngster, I would hold the spotlight for my brothers, but it has been a long time since I shot a deer,” he told...
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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...
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Winner’s Trip to the Wild South

So, with the borders closed and the usual destination (Niue) off limits, Rheem and Plumbing World rightly decided to send the winners of their summer promotion to the deep south for a week of diving, fishing and hunting. On January 31, these five lucky winners, along with the four extras...
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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...
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How to fix a rubbish week

Steve Dickinson writes that sometimes the best thing you can do is invoke the '10-knot clause' and go fishing, even if it is Friday. You know, it does not matter what you do as a job – digging holes, plumbing pipes or selling advertising. No matter what you do, you...
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Rheem On Board in Niue group enjoying a sunset catchup

Rheem On Board in Niue

What happens when Rheem take 10 plumbers, fly them to a Pacific island for a week, and set them up with fishing gear and expert local skippers? A literal ton of fishing. This year’s winners of the Wahoo Fishing Competition netted a whopping 1.06 tonnes of catch during their all-expenses-paid...
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Three Chippies and a Boat

Sharing a boat can have its pitfalls, but three good fishing buddies have got it sussed. Grant Dixon talks to the three chippies, Brad Bowden, Mark Lindsay and James Marcinowicz, and finds out what makes their boating ménage a trois work… James with a personal best 11.88kg snapper. Holidaying together...
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Diving with the Summer Crowds

Dive smart, stay safe and keep only what you need this summer, writes Ian 'Griz' Miller. With summer in full swing, for many of us our attention turns towards time at the beach with family and friends. Seafood smorgasbord coming up! For those of us with a love for sub-aquatic...
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Time out with the kids

Why not take the kids fishing this summer ? You don’t need a boat, writes Craig Worthington: if you do things right, kids can have heaps of fun fishing from the wharf. Although we know taking kids fishing is a very serious business, a wharf during the schoolholidays provides plenty...
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