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Greens Commit To Ensuring Strong Oceans Protection This Term

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party will work with Labour this term to ensure better protections for our oceans, Green MP Eugenie Sage said today. Eugenie Sage is today accepting a 60,000 signature petition from the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition calling for an end to … Read more »

50,000-strong Petition Calls For An End To Bottom Trawling On Seamounts

Press Release – Greenpeace

A coalition of environmental groups delivered a 50,000 strong petition to Parliament today, calling on the Government to ban bottom trawling on seamounts. Members of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC), Environment and Conservation Organisations … Read more »

Final Battle To Prevent South Taranaki Bight Seabed Mine Hits Supreme Court

Press Release – Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

Kiwis Against Seabed Mining (KASM) and Greenpeace will be in the Supreme Court today for the last battle in a long fight to oppose a seabed mine in the South Taranaki Bight. The groups are appearing, alongside iwi, other environmental groups and fishing … Read more »

50,000 Salmon Smolt Released Into Lake Tekapo

Press Release – Mt Cook Alpine Salmon

Mt Cook Alpine Salmon and Central South Island Fish & Game Council released 50,000 smolt into the crystal clear waters of Lake Tekapo last week. The young salmon, which are about two years old, were raised at the nearby Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Ohau … Read more »

Kaikoura Poaching Offence Highlights Need To Rein Fishing Corporates In – CORANZ

Press Release – CORANZ

It is well past time corporate fishing companies were reined in says the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations (CORANZ). CORANZ chairman Andi Cockrofts comment was in response to recent court cases in which Talley Fisheries were found guilty … Read more »

Amaltal Found Guilty Of Fishing In A Protected Marine Reserve

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A fishing company has been found guilty of illegally operating in a restricted area in a reserved decision at the Nelson District Court. Amaltal Fishing Co Limited, owned by Talleys Group, pleaded not guilty to charges related to fishing in a … Read more »

Successful Prosecution Of Talley’s Deep-water Fishing Division Shows Need For More Marine Protected Areas

Press Release – Green Party

Todays ruling that Talleys deep-water fishing division, Amaltal, is guilty of bottom trawling in the Hikurangi Marine Reserve demonstrates the need for increased fisheries enforcement and strong marine protected areas off our coasts, Green MP … Read more »

Talley’s Guilty Of Illegal Trawls In World’s “most Biologically Rich Ocean Habitat”

Press Release – Greenpeace

Talleys deepwater fishing division, Amaltal, has today been found guilty of illegally bottom trawling in the Hikurangi Marine Reserve off Kaikura. This comes eight months after the vessels skipper was found guilty of the same offence. Jessica Desmond, … Read more »

A Lack Of Data Is Obscuring Serious Failings Of Fisheries Management

Press Release – LegaSea

Recreational marine fishing groups including LegaSea and the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council are calling on the newly elected government to address serious issues such as fish dumping, environmental damage from bottom trawling, and the need to restore … Read more »

Wellington And Wairarapa Butchers Scoop Medals In New Zealand’s Top Sausage Competition

Press Release – Retail Meat New Zealand

Butchers in the Wellington and Wairarapa region have scooped a haul of medals in this years Great New Zealand Sausage Competition. The medal winning sausages were announced last night at a virtual awards ceremony which was watched by industry big-hitters … Read more »

Ngāpuhi Challenge Proposed Method Of Distributing Surplus Funds By Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Ltd

Press Release – Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhi

Statement from Te Rnanga–Iwi–Ngpuhi (TRAION) Chair, Mere Mangu, and Ngpuhi Asset Holding Company Limited (NAHC) Chair, Jason Witehira. The official position of the Ngpuhi Rnanga Group is as follows: A proposed amendment to the Mori … Read more »

Ridiculous Costings For Freshwater Compliance

Press Release – Primary Land Users Group

The Ministry for the Environments Action for Healthy Waterways report predicts that some councils will face higher costs than others, particularly Canterbury, Southland and Waikato. The predictions are that meeting new freshwater regulations will cost … Read more »

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