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Nathan Pettigrew: orcas

Our marine educator columnist spends a day with an orca and her calf off the Bay of Plenty coast. PHOTOS NATHAN PETTIGREW The killer whale. Its...

Nathan Pettigrew: Mangō

Our marine educator columnist Nathan Pettigrew spends a day with sharks off the Bay of Plenty coast. WORDS + PHOTOS NATHAN PETTIGREW Within Tauranga Harbour...

Nathan Pettigrew – Niue

Our marine man visits Niue, one of the few places in the world where you can swim with whales. WORDS / PHOTOS NATHAN PETTIGREW I’d heard...

Nathan Pettigrew

Poseidon of the Bay, Nathan Pettigrew, talks stingrays. Rain or shine. Winter or summer. There's always one creature I see while I'm out venturing in...

Nathan Pettigrew – A Day Trip To Whangamata

Just over an hour’s drive from Tauranga, there’s a launch spot that makes me so excited about the prospect of a paddle. And the epic right-hand break, thrown up by the beach and swell, is a hit with local and international surfers alike. I’m talking, of course, about Whangamata.

Nathan Pettigrew – A Day At McLaren Falls

Our marine kayaker takes his paddles a few miles inland and explores the freshwater of McLaren Falls.

Nathan Pettigrew – How to become a marine kayaker

THE OCEAN is my go-to place for clearing thoughts, working out, and allowing the positive ions to completely saturate me and enhance my general wellbeing.

Nathan Pettigrew kayaks from Auckland to Tauranga in four days

This summer I met BRENT BOURGEOIS, a well known Mount local. He had an idea to SUP from AUCKLAND to TAURANGA and asked if I wanted to come as support crew.

Nathan Pettigrew – A southern right whale in the Tauranga Harbour

It was a wintery July afternoon when I decided to get the kayak in the water for a quick session of exercise before the sun faded. Paddling out from PILOT BAY, I passed through the shipping channel....

Nathan Pettigrew – Kayaking In The Marlborough Sounds

It was time for an adventure. My partner Karina, her mother (visiting from the States) and I packed every hatch of our two kayaks with sleeping bags, mats, tents, food, the whole shooting match, and headed to the South Island...

Nathan Pettigrew – Whales in Tonga

Many of us dream of seeing a whale’s tail break the surface. I have seen it lots and never get jaded by it

Nathan Pettigrew – A Very Special Guest

This summer Nathan kayaked with bronze whalers, dolphins, rays and a very special guest.

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