Advocate 22/7

Floods As I start my third attempt for this blog the river has come down from its peak of 615 cm/3 and now is at 290cm/3. 615 cm/3 is a 1 in 5 year flood and is the largest we have had for some time (possibly 5 years). We should all be indebted to the […]

Advocate 22/5

Passing of Jock McNab                                                         It is with sadness that I  record Jock’s death on 4 July 2022, peacefully, at Taupo Hospital. I wrote about Jock in Advocate […]

Advocate 22/4

The AGM The AGM was held Saturday 21 May as advised in our Annual Report. We were pleased to have George Asher as co-chair of Ngati Tuwharetoa and Mike Fransham of the National Trout Centre (NTC)  and a member of AFTR, Thanks for apologies received. We had a frank discussion with George seeking a better […]

Advocate 22/3

Anglers want rain In the last 3 months the Genesis website shows Turangi  recorded as having only 199.6 mm of rain (roughly 8 inches) which is a very dry spell. The rain has fallen in 4 events of uneven size. The river-flow graph shows the largest flow of 130 m3/sec  back in February with 1 […]