Earlier this month we read about an octopus off the South Coast that mugged an innocent diver and took his valuable new camera. The news flashed around the world and everyone had a bit of a chuckle at the diver's expense.
Not so fast, laughing boys (and girls).
It turns out that this is but the latest episode in a long history of criminal behaviour by the city's cephalopod citizenry.
We've all heard the stories about how there was a tank at Wellington Airport with an octopus in it and another tank with fishes in it, and the fish started disappearing and no one knew why until one night security cameras filmed the octopus climbing out of its tank and into the fish tank and eating the fish.
Player of the Tournament Timoci Serawalu scores in the corner for the Whanganui Fijians in the first match of the morning against the New Zealand national squad. The two teams also met in the last game of the day almost 12 hours later in the Cup Final. The Ignite NZ Sevens team, also known as...
HHi, everyone! Welcome back. The Wellington Runners and Walkers club returns for another year! A new year has commenced. Wellington’s beautiful bush tracks and blah pavements won’t pound themselves, y’know. Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty. Shoelaces must … Continue reading →
Suitable for yellowbeards and redbeards. When: 8th May – 12th May 2022 Where: Moana Pool, Dunedin Entries open Tuesday 15 March 20222 and close Tuesday 12 April 2022. See event page for more information. Date Start Time Venue 8th May – 12th May 2022 Moana Pool, Dunedin
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Suitable for blackbeards. When: 20th April – 24th April 2022 Where: WRAC, Wellington Entries open Tuesday 8 February 2022 and close Tuesday 29 March 2022. See event page for more information. Date Start Time Venue 20th April – 24th April 2022 Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre
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Our Autumn edition of Squash Innerclub starts on Thursday the 17th February to 31st March. This is a social squash event that runs for 7 weeks on Thursday nights. You enter as an individual player, but we arrange everyone into teams – and each week you get to play someone of a similar level from … Read more Squash Innerclub– Autumn 2022