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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...

People often believe that to improve your surfing all you have to do is surf. A lot. While this rings many elements of truth, what many people fail to remember is that if you want to keep surfing more and more to improve your performance, you need to have the proper sustained energy to do so. If you push your body beyond its lim...

Surfing in the cold is hard work. Not only does cold water surfing bring physical challenges, but is also strains us mentally. It can be really difficult to motivate yourself to jump into freezing waters, but as we all know, the feeling after a surf is always worth it. These tips aim to make surfing in the cold far less daunting...

Now, first and foremost I am going to start this article off by clearing something up. 


In surfing, every split of a second counts. Wether you are paddling into a wedgey shorey, or jumping up onto a fat two ft wave, without a quick and confident pop up, the potential of each wave i...

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