Water Safety NZ data collated since 2011 clearly demonstrates 60% of all fatalities in divers, spearfishermen, and snorkelers occur in the over 40 age bracket. Poor heart health and inadequate general fitness are known to be significant causes of these diver deaths.Read More
On Tuesday the 14th of November, Jeff Strang represented NZ Underwater's interests at the second of two regional consultation sessions, hosted in Thames by the Ministry of Primary Industries.
Several meetings to discuss the state of the crayfish stock in CRA 2 (the area between Pakiri and East Cape on the North Island) are underway in anticipation of a management review in early 2018...Read More
Many New Zealanders are concerned that declining fish stocks are threatening the future of recreational fishing, a hallmark of Kiwi life. The New Zealand Initiative shares this concern and has conducted research both in New Zealand and overseas to find better ways of managing the fish stocks important to recreational fishers.Read More
FishCare promotes best practice techniques to help recreational fishers reduce their impact on our inshore fisheries.Read More