Friday, 30 October 2020


The Lost Spring in Whitianga provided the setting for the most recent social event of a group of Mercury Bay Area School students, teachers and families who were treated to an evening in the pools, along with drinks and hot chips.

Several Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club members made the journey south to Waihou Bay last weekend in search of southern bluefin tuna. They aren’t returning empty handed. Congratulations to Nicholas McEntee and Norm Smyth, fishing off Cova Rose, and Rata Denton, fishing off Whitiangler, on catching some very good fish.

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