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Christmas Opening hours

Friday 23rd December 8am - 12 noon

Saturday 24th - Tuesday 27th December  CLOSED 

Wednesday 28th December 8am - 4.30pm

Thursday 29th December 8am - 4.30pm

Friday 30th Decmber 8am - 12noon

Saturday 31st December - Tuesday 3rd January CLOSED

Wednesday 4th January 2017 Back to normal hours of Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm

Omaha Demo
31 July 2015

We have our next Seahorse S30 demo at Omaha Beach at 2pm on Saturday 8th August. From the surf club car park at the end of Broadland Drive....

Seahorse Kontiki's USA
31 July 2015

Seahorse Kontiki's USA After 18 months of hard work, including a trip to Florida to investigate the Florida beaches (it's hard work,...

Squid n Dine
Squid n Dine
6 July 2015

While waiting for our seahorse kontiki to do its work over weekend we saw what we thought was a seal swimming towards us and shore .  This is...

Second Papamoa Demo
29 June 2015

SECOND PAPAMOA DEMONSTRATIONS Last Saturday, the weather was absolutely horrid. Wind and rain and big surf, and still the demo went ahead as...

Dropper Rig on the GPS 46
29 June 2015

DROPPER RIG WITH THE SEAHORSE GPS 46 KONTIKI We have also been successfully testing the Autofeed Traceboard as a dropper rig with both...

National Torpedo Tournament
29 June 2015

NATIONAL TORPEDO TOURNAMENT We will be providing a new Seahorse S30 kontiki as the major prize for the National Torpedo Tournament. We...

The new Seahorse S30
29 June 2015

THE NEW SEAHORSE S30 KONTIKI AND BRAID WINCH We now have photos of the S30 on the website, so you can check it out and see how good it...

Demos
Demos
21 May 2015

We have two demos this weekend. This first is for the GPS 46 and the second is for the new S30. The first is at Muriwai on Saturday 23rd May,...

Winter is Coming
20 May 2015

WINTER IS COMING As they say on Games of Thrones, “Winter is coming”. While some of us will head to the winterless north to...

Seahorse on TV
20 May 2015

ITM FISHING SHOW Matt Watson launched his new series with a land based fishing episode featuring the Seahorse GPS 46 Kontiki. They showed how...

New Seahorse S30 Kontiki system
12 May 2015

We will be launching the new Seahorse™ S30 kontiki fishing system at the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show. Come and see what we have...

Kontiki Fishing Aussie Style
10 May 2015

Seahorse Kontiki fishing - Aussie style. Great to see our ANZAC friends having success, and catching a...

West Coast Style
10 May 2015

The Lloyds having a great day fishing with their 30lb'er on the West Coast, On the beach north of Dargaville. Two productive sets provided...

Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show
10 May 2015

We will be at The Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show at ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland 14th - 17th May 2015. On stand 574 hall 5. Come along and see...

The new Seahorse S30 and Braid Winch
4 May 2015

THE NEW SEAHORSE S30 KONTIKI AND BRAID WINCH The new Seahorse S30 Kontiki, Braid Winch, and Autofeed Traceboard was launched at the Hutchwilco...

The Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show
28 April 2015

Come along and see us at stand 574 in Hall 5 at the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show. Located at the ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland, 14...

National Torpedo Tournament
28 April 2015

National Torpedo Tournament to be held at Ninety Mile Beach 9th - 11th July. This competition was formally known as the Karikari kontiki...

Testing Batteries
29 March 2015

Testing batteries Batteries only have a limited life in a Kontiki unit. The reason for this is the kontiki “rips the guts” out of...

The secret
29 March 2015

The secret to catching fish The Oracle has spoken and the secret is out. Mrs Seahorse is a fountain of knowledge on all things fishing....

Otaki Demo
26 November 2014

Otaki Demonstration On Saturday, we had a beach demonstration at Otaki Beach, in co-junction with Hunting and Fishing Otaki. All week the...

Otaki Demo Thanks
17 November 2014

Tracey and I would like to thanks to the 80 or more hardy souls who came to the Otaki Demo and braved the very windy conditions. While things...

Demo at Otaki Beach
14 November 2014

We have our Otaki Beach demonstration booked for this Saturday, the 15th November. We will be at the Marine Parade carpark off the end of...

Open Day
10 October 2014

On Saturday, the 1st November 2014, We are having our first ever open day at the Seahorse Factory. We will be open from 10:00 to 2:00pm. We...

Facebook
10 October 2014

Joint us on facebook (search for Seahorse Kontiki's). We post all the latest news there along with other useful bits of...

Napier Demo
10 October 2014

Mikki (our Production Manager) will be doing our annual Napier Demo on Friday 24th October, He will be at Bay View, The corner of Franklin...

Otaki Demo
10 October 2014

Tracey and I will be doing the Demo at Otaki Beach, with Charlie from Hunting and Fishing Otaki. We will hold the demo near the car park on Marine...

Reggae Shark
10 October 2014

A funny...

Red Gurnard on Toast
10 October 2014

Time for a funny looking fish: my first red gurnard recipe! This cutie was granted the ’Fish of the Year’ label here in Belgium in...

Baked Massaman Snapper
12 September 2014

Fresh baked Snapper in a massaman...

Snapper and Fennel Pie
12 September 2014

Here is a great recipe for a Snapper and Fennel Pie. http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/21851/snapper+and+fennel+pie Nice and tasty, perfect...

Ohope Demo
8 September 2014

Saturday 20th September Ohope, Car park off North End Road, Mahy Reserve 2 -...

The Big Snapper are back.
8 September 2014

The Big Snapper are back, and now is the time to get after them.  Waitarere Beach looks like the place to be. Also Napier and the Hawkes...

Taranaki Demo this Saturday 29th March
25 March 2014

Seahorse Kontiki Demonstration   with Hunting and Fishing Taranaki   Being held at Mokau, Taranaki Camping...

Closure for stock take
21 March 2014

The Seahorse factory and showroom will be closed for the annual stock take. We will be closed from 8am - 12 noon on 1st April We will be...

Auckland Boat Show
11 March 2014

We are going to the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show again this year. We are on a new stand, number 524. This is in one of the big tents, and...

Snapper Bonanza Demo
10 March 2014

We are doing a demonstration duringthe Captian Morgan 90 Mile Beach Snapper Bonanza, on thrusday 20th March 2014 between 1:00pm and 4:00pm,...

Matarangi Fishing Competition - Followup
10 March 2014

The Seahorse team decided to visit Matarangi on the opening day of the annual Kontiki Fishing Competition, where the Seahorse Kontiki Trophy is up...

Papamoa Demo 28th June 2014
10 March 2014

Our next Demo in Papamoa will be on the Saturday 28th June 2014, between 2:00pm and 3:00pm at the usual place of Harrison's...

Taranaki Demo 29th March
10 March 2014

On Saturday 29th March 2014, there will be a Demonstration at Mokau, Taranaki in co-junction with Taranaki Hunting and Fishing. The demo will be...

Gisborne Demo 12th April
10 March 2014

Our first ever demonstration at Gisborne is booked for the 12th April 2014, from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. We will be on the beach in front of the car...

Auckland Demo 24th May
10 March 2014

The Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show is being held in Auckland on the 15th to 18th May 2014. We are holding our Auckland demo on the following...

Kari Kari Kontiki Klassic - July 2014
10 March 2014

The Kari Kari Kontiki Klassic in happening in July 2014. Details can be found at www.whatuwhiwhi.co.nz/kontiki, and accommodation can be booked at...

Seahorse Demo at Matarangai
20 January 2014

Seahorse will be doing a Kontiki Demo during the Mataranga Boat and Fishing Club Konitki Fishing Competition. We will hold it at Ocean Close,...

We are back
10 January 2014

We are back after the Christmas break Wishing you all a happy and safe new year and lots of good fishing. We are busy making Seahorses and...

Christmas opening hours
27 November 2013

Christmas Opening Hours PLEASE NOTE, NO FREIGHT WILL BE DISPATCHED FROM TUESDAY 24TH DECMBER UNTIL THURSDAY 30TH DECEMBER Closing Tuesday...

Tauranga Boat Expo
6 November 2013

The Tauranga Boat Show is on this weekend. We are on Stand 42, in the main Marquee. Adults are only $5 and kids get in for...

Future for Commercial Fishing
21 October 2013

New trawling technology - billed as "the future of sustainable fishing" - has been unveiled to the New Zealand seafood industry at its...

Filming a new DVD
16 October 2013

We are filming a new instructional DVD for the Seahorse Kontiki's and want to include new photos in the "gallery of catches" If...

New Snapper Quota for Snapper One
16 October 2013

The Snapper One decision has been released and the daily limit has been reduced to 7 snapper per person activity involved in...

Tracy Pepper
16 October 2013

Seahorse has been happy to support Tracy Pepper and her Expedition of Hope.  Her aim is to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for ovarian...

Napier Demo
9 October 2013

Our next demo is at Bay View in Napier on Friday 25th October, being the Friday before Labour Weekend. We will be on the beach at the end of...

Kontiti Competition
9 October 2013

Guns and Tackle Hunting and Fishing of Napier is organising a Kontiki Fishing Competition over Labour Weekend. Contact Wooly or Kane at Guns...

Demo Greymouth
Demo Greymouth
2 August 2013

We have a demo booked for Greymouth at 10:00am on Saturday 17th August, at Jacks Road. See attached map. come along and see the GPS...

Demo Christchurch
Demo Christchurch
2 August 2013

We are doing our first ever demo in Christchurch Sunday 18th August at 10am On the corner of Beach Road and Marine Parade. See you...

Missed Kai Time - Catchup Here
2 August 2013

If you missed the Seahorse Kontiki on KAi Time - DON'T PANIC You can watch it on Maori TV Catch Up - Link...

Sign the Petition
2 August 2013

Bredan Horan MP, has started an online Petition to keep the recreational daily limit for Snapper at 9. Please support this and sign as it...

SOS - Save our Snapper
2 August 2013

LegaSea are having a series of public meetings explaining the facts as to what the proposed changes will mean. This link takes you to a...

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