The Perfect Trip

A holiday is full of impressions. A wonder of nature here, and a historical building there. Or perhaps you’re just enjoying the landscape from a viewpoint? With the CL Family binoculars you can always have a pair of binoculars at hand. Their practicality, well-conceived design, and, of course, their proven optical quality offer you everything you need to enjoy an impressive travel experience.

Some great diving action

Great new app for all you seafaring folk!

Fantastic Spearfishing Video

Check out what’s lurking below the surface around the Tasman Bay coastline

The Perfect Trip

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  • Blue cod on the fly
  • Hogs from the deep


New Zealand’s Great White Sharks

How science is revealing their secrets Alison Balance Published by Potton & Burton RRP $30 Reviewed by Daryl Crimp For many of us, the great white shark was propelled into our consciousness by four letters, JAWS. The 1974 novel, about a rogue killer white shark, propelled Peter Benchley to international acclaim and the great white […]

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Leap of Faith

Jenny Pattrick Black Swan $38 If you’ve not come across Kiwi writer Jenny Pattrick before, you’re missing out. She ‘owns’ the New Zealand historical novel genre. Her best-known works – The Denniston Rose and its sequel Heart of Coal – are set in the coal mining towns of the West Coast. For Leap of Faith, […]

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Into the Water

Paula Hawkins Penguin Random House $38 Reviewed by Lynnaire Johnston I confess to having neither read nor seen The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins’ previous global blockbuster thriller. A crime that, having read Into the Water, I shall redress forthwith because this writer clearly has wonderfully imaginative stories to tell. This one centres on […]

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