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GFS modeling suggests the low will develop into a marginal Cat 1 into the end of the week. Source: Stormsurf

Tropical Outlook: The first Cyclone of the season?

Tropical Outlook: The first Cyclone of the season? By Paul ‘Greeny’ Greenland. Well, after a long, horrible equinox for NZ with a very wintry pattern extending almost all the way to the Summer Solstice and the start of the solar summer (Dec 21/22), things are finally starting to change into a more settled, summery pattern. […]


EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: Social Sundays, NZ Surfing and beyond through the eyes of Instagram

To get featured here, tag your photos with #gosurfnz or @gosurfnz.
Here are our favourite shots of the week from Instagram:

Ric, back in the day on his way to winning his first NZ Open Title. PhotoCPL

SNZ: Ric Christie Confirmed For World Surfing League After an Anxious 16 Days

    Richard Christie (Gisborne) has today (Saturday 20th December) been confirmed as a starter for the 2015 World Surfing League – previously known as the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour. After a long day of waiting while the best surfers in the world competed at the Billabong Pipeline Masters, it was Australian Adrian […]

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VidClip: The Now – Ricardo Christie

A Californian legend by the name of Dylan Gordon came and stayed at Ricardo’s house in Gisborne for a week to sample some kiwi goodness, he filmed this clip for Surfer Mag and it tells Ricardo’s story.

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VidClip: Konichiwaves

Welcome to Konichiwaves. Join the gang as they journey South, down the eastern beaches of Shikoku, Japan, via smoky Karaoke bars and small fishing villages. Plus a hop, skip, jump and five flights further South. WITH / Sean Kettle, Buck Woods, Dune Kennings, Keone Campbell FILM & EDIT / Cam Neate PHOTOGRAPHY / Rambo Estrada […]

Nick Shearman sporting the Stealth Shorts.

Kiwi Ingenuity: KIWI SURFER DEVELOPS Reef Skin

  With the ever swelling numbers of surfers  traveling, hardcore surfers are finding their perfect wave in some of the world’s most exotic locations, although the adventure trail may have gotten a little more well trodden, the intrepid surfer can still score uncrowded waves, and have the trip of a lifetime surfing tropical reefs. As […]

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VidClip: Shacks And Shakaz

Drone footage, cliff top footage and water footage…Devo and the Pixies…well Guy hasn’t put a step wrong with his latest instalment of his, Divey and Tim Thompson’s epic 6 month Euro mission.    Shacks and Shakaz Episode three takes place in the Northwest Atlantic ocean. Alex leaves France to cross the Celtic Sea and put […]

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Exclusive: The Easterly Clause by CPL

There’s a running joke amongst West Coast locals, The Easterly Clause, thought to penned by Piha surfer/plumber Steve ‘Roachie’ Davis and certainly avidly adopted by many. The gist of it is, if there is a patch of Easterlies [offshores] on the horizon, either get your work done beforehand and/or if there are Offshores tools down […]