Sunday, 28 February 2021


An elaborate vision that would completely transform Tairua’s Pepe Reserve, including reclaiming a section of land from the estuary, has failed to sway a decision around the construction of a skatepark at Cory Park Domain, the town’s only active recreation reserve.

The Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club Tristram Marine Open tournament started on Saturday last week. The tournament is fished in conjunction with the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council (NZSFC) Open over an eight-day period finishing this Saturday (27 February).

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