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Responsible Fisheries Programme reaches third phase

Press Release – Moana NZ

Responsible Fisheries Programme reaches third phase as fishers gear up to trial Electronic Reporting (ER) systems Read more »

Ahuriri Harbour Clear of Unwanted Marine Pests

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

A dive survey of the Ahuriri Inner Harbour recently has given an all clear on marine pests that we dont want to see in Hawkes Bay coastal waters. Read more »

Māori Fisheries Conference 2019

Press Release – Te Ohu Kaimoana

The breath of Tangaroa sustains us Read more »

Chatham Islands showcasing a fresh approach to fisheries

Press Release – PauaMAC4

The pua industry on the Chatham Islands are celebrating the recent approval by Minister of Fisheries Stuart Nash of the Chatham Islands Pua (PAU4) Fisheries Plan. The plan was prepared by industry organisation PauaMAC4 on behalf of pua quota … Read more »

Chatham Islands pāua plan approved

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Efforts to reverse the decline in the Chatham Islands pua fishery are the focus of a new plan jointly agreed between government, the local community and industry. Read more »

Have your say on proposed changes to blue cod fishing rules

Press Release – Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is over halfway through the consultation period on proposed changes to the blue cod fishing regulations. Consultation will run until 5pm on 26 March 2019 and we encourage anyone with an interest in the fishery to take part. Read more »

QLD Fisheries Bill falls short for sharks

Press Release – Humane Society International

The Queensland Parliament has passed the Fisheries (Sustainable Fisheries) Amendment Bill 2018. Some of the changes the Bill provides are welcomed by Humane Society International (HSI) , however other amendments fall well short of providing transparency for sustainability … Read more »

Applications for the Wai Ora Fund 2019 are now open

Press Release – Te Wai Maori Trust

Te Wai Mori Trust is now accepting applications for the Wai Ora Fund for 2019. The purpose of the Wai Ora Fund is to enable Iwi and Mori to obtain funding to promote and advance freshwater fisheries development, research and education. This … Read more »

Hauraki Gulf celebrated as SeaWeek kicks off

Press Release – New Zealand Government

SeaWeek kicked off today with the launch of a new interactive display on the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park at SEALIFE Kelly Tarltons Aquarium. Read more »

Select Committee Making Mockery of Democracy

Press Release – NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and river advocacy organisation is concerned at a growing trend with Parliamentary select committees of severely restricting the time for public submissions. Read more »

Napier fishing company, directors fined $1.4m

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 25 (BusinessDesk) – A Napier fishing company and its directors have been fined more than $1.4 million for sustained under-reporting of its bluenose catch. Read more »

We are positive and confident about our fisheries

Press Release – Ngati Kahungunu

In early 2014 the iwi started negotiations to purchase a controlling interest in Hawkes Bay Seafoods, but these negotiations were suspended because of the multi-agency government raid in September that year. Read more »

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