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Episode Guide

Series 3 Episode Guide

Episode 001

Series 3 · Episode 001

The maritime police go after three men suspected of stealing an outboard motor on the Waitemata harbour, and serving a summons turns ugly for fishery officers in Gisborne.

Episode 002

Series 3 · Episode 002

Fishery officers bust paua poachers in Tolaga Bay, maritime police search a container ship for a dangerous fugitive, and a crazy day's cockle-gathering at an Auckland beach.

Episode 003

Series 3 · Episode 003

Fishery officers uncover thousands of excess cockles, the Coastguard goes to the rescue of a sinking yacht, and the maritime police search for a missing fisherman.

Episode 004

Series 3 · Episode 004

Fishery officers carry out surveillance on suspected paua poachers, M-Fish and the Navy join forces to investigate the activities of hoki trawlers, and the Coastguard goes to the rescue of a yacht with engine failure and sick crew.

Episode 5

Series 3 · Episode 5

Poachers and criminals are more treacherous to the nation of New Zealand than the storm-ravaged seas of sub-Antarctic in which they operate and the COASTWATCH crew have to deal with both.

Episode 6

Series 3 · Episode 6

Poachers and criminals are more treacherous to the nation of New Zealand than the storm-ravaged seas of sub-Antarctic in which they operate and the COASTWATCH crew have to deal with both.

Episode 7

Series 3 · Episode 7

A look back at Coastwatch’s most memorable moments, including an angry confrontation over illegal snapper, paua poachers in a high-speed quad-bike chase and a desperate attempt to save a stranded fishing boat.

Episode 8

Series 3 · Episode 8

The Maritime Police are called to rescue a fisherman who has fallen down a cliff and MFish are involved in a tense stand off on the Manukau Harbour.

Episode 9

Series 3 · Episode 9

Busting a Port Waikato fish-poaching ring, scuba divers hunt for smuggled cocaine and the Coastguard attempt to rescue an injured girl.

Episode 10

Series 3 · Episode 10

The big Auckland Anniversary Day boat seizure; and fishery enforcement American-style.

Episode 11

Series 3 · Episode 11

The Maritime Police battle a ferocious Cook Strait storm to reach a stranded yacht, and an unbelievable fishy story leads to a huge haul of illegal snapper.

Episode 012

Series 3 · Episode 012

Tonight, a NZ Navy warship hunts for a suspicious deep-sea trawler; and Northland Fishery officers stake out a notorious paua-poaching spot.

Episode 013

Series 3 · Episode 013

Panic stations on Wellington Harbour, and who gets the booby prize for tiny fish at a Manukau roadblock?

Episode 014

Series 3 · Episode 014

Navy and Fishery officers target Northland crayfish poachers. A Fiordland skipper is nabbed red-handed, and something fishy in a takeaway freezer

Episode 015

Series 3 · Episode 015

Poachers and criminals are more treacherous to the nation of New Zealand than the storm-ravaged seas of sub-Antarctic in which they operate and the COASTWATCH crew have to deal with both.