Category Archives: New Zealand

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#VIDEO: Orca encounter while surfing at Te Arai #nature #aloha #NewZealand #viral #surf #environment

    http://youtu.be/QQaTSA__Hwg Wackedcat: “A few days ago Myself and a small group of surfers were privileged to share an encounter with a pod of New Zealand’s small population of Orca “Killer Whale” it is estimated that there may only be 115 Orca in New Zealand waters. The Orca in New Zealand seem to specialize … Continue reading #VIDEO: Orca encounter while surfing at Te Arai #nature #aloha #NewZealand #viral #surf #environment

The attack happened at Porpoise Bay, which is near Curio Bay on the Southland coast.

#NewZealand: Surfer in serious condition after mauling by shark – #NZ #SurfReport

VIA – NZ HERALD   By Vaimoana Tapaleao 11:04 AM Saturday Feb 8, 2014 A surfer was flown to hospital last night in a serious condition after being mauled by a shark off the Southland coast. The man was bitten three times, reportedly by a great white, while he was surfing at Porpoise Bay, near … Continue reading #NewZealand: Surfer in serious condition after mauling by shark – #NZ #SurfReport

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Dr. James Grant Fights Shark With Knife, Patches Wounds, Then Has A Well-Earned Beer #Dive #SurfReport

VIA – The Huffington Post  |  Posted: 01/27/2014 11:21 am EST  |  Updated: 01/27/2014 11:59 am EST The moral of this story: Always swim with your knife. New Zealand doctor James Grant had a close call on Saturday with what conservation officials surmise was a sevengill shark. The 24-year-old man was spearfishing with some friends in the … Continue reading Dr. James Grant Fights Shark With Knife, Patches Wounds, Then Has A Well-Earned Beer #Dive #SurfReport

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Bizarre see-through fish plucked from New Zealand waters – #fishing #nature

VIA – YAHOO NEWS   YAHOO!7 NEWSJanuary 22, 2014, 10:42 am A New Zealand fisherman has been left baffled after reeling in a completely see-through creature just off the North Island’s coast. Stewart Fraser was fishing around 70km off the Karikari Peninsula with his two sons when he spotted what he though was a translucent … Continue reading Bizarre see-through fish plucked from New Zealand waters – #fishing #nature

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Surfer rescued in bizarre incident – #Fishing #NZ #SurfReport #Aloha

VIA – NEWS TALK ZB   By: Jacqui Stanford, | New Zealand News | Saturday December 21 2013 19:46 A surfer has been rescued in a bizarre incident near Gisborne, where he was hooked up in a contiki line and towed more than 500 metres offshore. The 25-year-old Frenchman was surfing at Wainui Beach around … Continue reading Surfer rescued in bizarre incident – #Fishing #NZ #SurfReport #Aloha

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Shaping Legend, Al Byrne In Coma

wishing the best for AB and his family…   VIA – SURFING LIFE Monday, 05 August 2013   Al Byrne, legendary surfer/shaper of the six-channel, is in hospital in Bali after suffering a motorbike accident near Jimbaran in Friday night. AB is reported to have suffered a severe skull fracture among other injuries and is … Continue reading Shaping Legend, Al Byrne In Coma