Advocate 12/15

Ian Rodger of NZFFA found this quote by Henry David Thoreau: “Many go fishing all their lives without realising that its not about the fish.” I have just finished reading Vice Admiral Harold Hickling‘s 1965 book. Sailor at Sea, about his service life in the Royal Navy including the two World Wars. He refers to […]


We have had heavy rain overnight judging by the ” lake” that has formed on my property in Turangi. An email from Bay of Plenty Civil Defence advises of heavy rain forecast for Waikato and western Bay of Plenty today. I think it is of little account for Turangi but this could be a dangerous […]