Ministers welcome new Māui initiatives

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry have welcomed initiatives by the seafood industry to further protect Mui dolphins. Read more »

Small step to save dolphins – what about Talleys and Govt?

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 15 December 2016: Greenpeace welcomes Sanford and Moanas new commitment to reducing set net fishing in some of the habitat of the critically endangered Maui dolphin – it is a small step in the right direction. But why wont the other fishing … Read more »

Sanford moves to restrict foreign shareholders

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Sanford, the fishing company which counts the Goodfellow family as a cornerstone investor, has asked shareholders to vote for a constitutional change so it can restrict the level of foreign ownership to 22.5 percent to avoid … Read more »

Moana New Zealand & Sanford Launch Maui Protection Plan

Press Release – Moana and Sanford

Fishing companies, Moana New Zealand and Sanford are working with WWF-New Zealand to help ensure Maui-safe fishing in the rare dolphins habitat along the west coast of the North Island. Read more »

Fishers make extraordinary move to save Māui dolphins

Press Release – WWF-New Zealand

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand today hailed the commitment on Mui dolphin protection led by two New Zealand commercial fishing companies as ground breaking. Today, Moana New Zealand and Sanford Limited announced their commitment … Read more »

Labour acknowledges leadership to protect Māui dolphins

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Fishing companies such as Sanfords and Moana NZ are stepping up to meet the challenge of protecting Mui dolphins, says Labours Conservation Spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta. Read more »

Read the wrap up of Tuna Commission

Press Release – Parties to the Nauru Agreement

Read all the latest news and comment from the tuna market, Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission, United Nations and breaking news from Nauru, Samoa and Tokelau. Read more »

Stable economic outlook across the primary sector

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says the outlook across the primary sector is stable for the current year, as the dairy industry begins to rebound and growth continues for the horticulture and forestry sectors. This is offset by a forecast … Read more »

Is whitebaiting sustainable?

Article – Science Media Centre

As the whitebait season drew to a close around much of the country last week, some regions were reporting ‘lacklustre’ catch. Read more »

NZ Orange Roughy Gets Top International Sustainability Tick

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

New Zealands three largest orange roughy fisheries have been certified as meeting the international gold standard for sustainable fishing by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ( MSC release ). Read more »

Orange roughy fisheries certified as sustainable

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed certification of several orange roughy fisheries by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Read more »

Solomon Islands earthquake – take care on the water today

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Auckland Civil Defence is standing down following the cancellation of a tsunami threat this morning. Read more »

Potential Marine and Beach Threat CANCELLED

Press Release – Otago Civil Defence

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has cancelledthe Tsunami Potential Threat advisory issued earlier this morning. Read more »

National Advisory: Potential Tsunami Threat CANCELLED

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Issued 08:30 9 December 2017 TheMinistry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has cancelled the Tsunami Potential Threat advisory issued eralier this morning. Read more »

Solomons earthquake – no Auckland evacuations required

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

For immediate release 9 December 2016 7.45am #1 Solomon Islands earthquake no Auckland evacuations required Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management is monitoring the effect of a 7.7 magnitude earthquake which struck south east of … Read more »

Potential Tsunami Threat for Marine and Beach Areas

Press Release – Dunedin Civil Defence Emergency Management

No:01 Issued 07:45 hours, 9 December 2016 TheMinistry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a Tsunami Potential Threat advisory inall New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 7.7 earthquake near the Solomon … Read more »

Potential Tsunami Threat for marine and beach areas

Press Release – Civil Defence Emergency Management

Potential TsunamiThreat for marine and beach areas This is an official request for the broadcast of an Emergency Announcement in accordance with the Memoranda of Understanding between the Ministry of Civil Defence& Emergency Management and … Read more »

Season Ends: Is whitebaiting sustainable?

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The whitebait season closed around most of the country last week, with several regions reporting ‘lacklustre’ catch this year. Read more »

Greens call for end to harmful fishing techniques

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the Government to end bottom trawling, dredging, purse seining and other destructive fishing methods in Tikapa Moana/the Hauraki Gulf, which damage the ecosystem and put livelihoods at risk. Read more »

New plan outlines path forward for Hauraki Gulf

Press Release – Sea Change

An innovative new marine spatial plan for the Hauraki Gulf/Tikapa Moana, outlining a comprehensive range of suggested measures to boost its health, has been unveiled today. Read more »

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