i see that Niwa have closed access to the Cam-era wher eu could get views each hour of the pier for the surfconditions.
they now have a log in page.
double bugger i say as it saved alot of driving when conditions were no good you could juts check it online to see the surf.
on the topic of the crab catchers,there is a guy called david selling them online on trademe at the moment , $45 for one pot.
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Sports/Fishing … 504180.htm