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VidClip: Westside Kick Push

And while we hype up the East Coast, yesterday out west was pretty good too, if you had the right stuff.  School Teacher and Maori Bay legend Mike Phillips gets the school hold off to a great start, garra’s he’ll be going East in the next few days though! 

Earth.nullschool frame grab of the low off shore of NZ.

East Coast Swell Alert – Tuesday night update.

East Coast Swell Alert – Tuesday night update. By Paul ‘Greeny’ Greenland.  Ok, so we have some confirmations via satellite and buoy data, as well as ground observations this evening. The Coro is picking up solidly this arvo with a good 3-5ft on the exposed beaches. Buoy data at the Mount and on Auckland’s East […]

The area of wave activity in question. PhotoCPL

Locals: Northern Queen Surf Comp

Ahhh Shippies… a place of lore and one warm to every New Zealand surfers’ heart. Did you know that in the 1950′s the local Butcher Bob Atherton was making boards for himself and his wife Joan to surf the peelers of the Bay? In recent years swell forcasting has got so good that the Northern […]

It's a wink, win the reward of sharing the stoke means volunteers walk away just as amped as the participants. PhotoCPL

DSA: Disabled Surfers Fundraiser

Disabled Surfers NZ do an amazing job of introducing the disabled to the surf.  The DSA of New Zealand caters for all disabled people wanting to experience the surf in a safe, happy environment. It is a not-for-profit association relying on volunteers and donations from the community. The association started off in Australia over twenty years […]

GFS based, WW3 models are suggesting a tight band of 22-28ft seas within a hundred nautical miles of the Upper N.I East Coast, and even closer for the East Cape region. This will result in heavy storm surf of for beaches exposed to East Swell through late Tuesday into Wednesday arvo.

East Coast Swell Alert – Bombing Spring Low.

East Coast Swell Alert – Bombing Spring Low.  By Paul ‘Greeny’ Greenland.  So most of you will have been frothing on the models over the past few days and rightly so. A rather unseasonal tropical low is currently to the NE of NZ and is forecast to undergo explosive intensification overnight as it encounters a […]

Zhana part of NZ's rich surfing tapestry. Photo Jwan Milek

SNZ: Second Generation at Scholastics

The 2014 National Scholastic Surfing Championships are set for action in Taranaki next week (29th September – 3rd October) with the event now starting to usher in a second generation of contestants that are progressing through the scholastic pathway. Dating back to 1989 when the first event was held at Raglan, regional teams of surfers from throughout […]

The infamous Piha Bar, will it rear it's head next January? PhotoCPL

SNZ: 2015 Billabong Nationals Confirmed for Piha

The 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships have been confirmed for Piha this January with the seven day event scheduled to take place from the 11th – 17th.  Regarded as New Zealand’s most prestigious surfing event, the competition attracts the best surfers the country has to offer and 2015 will be no different with all of the […]

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VidClip: All Groms, Take Note!

10 year old Hurley grom Bronson Meidy surfing Nias