Fishing is our window into the underwater world of the Porirua Harbour. Recreational fishermen now find their catches are limited and scientists explore the local ecosystem.
How did Ngati Toa share the bounty of the harbour with other iwi?
How do rig locate food?
What do we know about rig's feeding habits in the harbour?
Do dolphins come into the harbour?
How dangerous are stingray?
How many species of fish are there in the harbour?
Creatures Great & Small
The Rural Catchment
Yes, occasionally. See photos taken in November 2011 from this Flickr account.
Historical data is available at www.gopi.org.nz/fish/.
Here are a series of links from fish.govt.nz on fishing rules and regulations:
The PCC website has some interesting historic photos.