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12 May 2020

My top 5 at 5 St Clair beach Dunedin , NZ

Favorite things to do before, after and during a surf at St Clair beach in Dunedin, NZ,  mostly revolving around food .

Nothing is more comforting on a cold day than a hot drink and a belly full of doughy goodness...

1) Grab a hot cinnamon brioche at Starfish cafe , with butter. The outside...

13 Aug 2019

Olympic-level aquasports park looks to Kaiapoi location.

A group previously proposing a world-leading aquasports park for the Christchurch residential red zone is turning its sights to Kaiapoi due to the efforts of Enterprise North Canterbury.

The WHoW Charitable Trust is looking to co-locate whitewater, surf and cable wakeboard p...

29 May 2019

WHEN AND WHY DID YOU FIRST START SURFING? I started surfing when I was 5 or 6 because we live right near the beach and my Dad has always been a keen surfer so

11 Apr 2019

The Seventh Wave Canterbury Surf champs presented by Southern Wahine is on this weekend, south side of the New Brighton Pier.

As an ole salty sea gal who competes in the senior  woman’s division, I find it quite refreshing to be part of competition that is solely run for females by females, with a little help from some awesome gu...

9 Apr 2019

Born in 1964 Jodie Cooper is a former champion surfer with a list of titles a mile long.

These include winning 13 international surf events.

Before her retirement from the professional circuit, Jodie was ranked among the top 5 female surfers in the world.

There is even an award named after Jodie.The Western Australian Female surfer...

28 Mar 2019

The stage is set at the Christchurch seaside town of Sumner.

Scarborough beach will host the "Single Fin Mingle" traditional longboarding event showcasing local and international talent...

The event organizers describe it as " an ever growing organism"  This year we are psyched to announce the addition of The @rhythm Classic Groov...

27 Mar 2019

For those of you who don’t know her I would like to introduce Ocean Ramsey…

Marine Biologist, stuntwoman, model, business owner, conservationist and advocate for shark well being across the globe.

Ocean Ramsey sure knows a lot about sharks and how they interact with humans. She has a master’s degree in it!

She saw her first shark a...

19 May 2018

Get the low down on one of CURL's Fave surfers... Laura Enever

How old are you and where are you from?

14 and I am originally from Hamilton, NZ but I am now living in Raglan.

What is your home break like?

I have many home breaks that are all amazing long left handers.

How did you start surfing and where has it taken you?

I started surfing with an after school surf group when I was 10, it has tak...

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