The small bays and beaches along Māhia East Coast Road provide all types of fishing.
With the right conditions, you will find out why it earned its nickname Snapper Rock. Fish close to the rock as this is far more productive. Snapper, kahawai and kingfish can be taken. Live baiting with mid-size kahawai is the most productive method. This is also a very good spot for those with diving gear.
When the surface is wet it becomes very slippery, so be careful.
From Wairoa, take State Highway 2 towards Gisborne. At Nūhaka, continue straight ahead towards Māhia. At Māhia follow Ormond Drive and then continue straight onto Māhia East Coast Road. Follow Māhia East Coast Road for about 9.5kms until you see big flat rock formations on your left hand side - Snapper Rock.
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