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Ruapehu Alpine Lifts unveils $7.5m tourism investment

Published on April 23rd, 2016 | by pacificmedia

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL), operator of Whakapapa and Turoa skifields is investing approximately $7.5m in a new chairlift, making it their biggest investment in lift infrastructure since the installation of the High Noon Express at Turoa ... Read More



Cabin fever is spreading on Ponsonby Road

Published on April 7th, 2016 | by pacificmedia

It’s been quite some time since Ponsonby Road has had a core surf shop, but that has recently changed, with the arrival of environmentally responsible, Canadian made clothing and surf brand Sitka.   Sitka partnered up ... Read More


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Petition: End WSL judging “corruption”!

Published on October 2nd, 2015 | by pacificmedia

Petition: End WSL judging “corruption”! By Derek Rielly It used to be tough to be an activist. You’d helicopter yourself into Newfoundland or wherever, string yourself up next to a Russian ice-breaker as it attempted to ... Read More


Deep inside the Mentawais

Deep within the Mentawai’s with Maz Quinn.

Published on September 8th, 2015 | by pacificmedia

Our greatest surfer of all time Maz Quinn is currently sunning it up in the tropics helping out as a guide for Wavepark Mentawai Resort, which pretty much means Maz has to attend to all the ... Read More



From the Channel #awayteam

Published on August 20th, 2015 | by pacificmedia

Blog – Tuesday 18th August Soccer Mums vs Surfing Dads. Tipping the scales So much of our youth is branded by the vision of the iconic satanic soccer mum, the one screaming the loudest on the ... Read More

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