Temporary fishery closures around Kaikoura

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced a temporary closure of shellfish and seaweed harvesting along the earthquake-affected east coast of the South Island, and a $2 million package to investigate the impact of the earthquakes on these fisheries. Read more »

Public asked to hold fire on paua rescue

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is asking the public to refrain from attempting to rescue paua affected by the Kaikoura earthquake. We understand there are calls for people to take part in a rescue mission to save paua in the newly formed intertidal … Read more »

MPI boosts surveillance around Kaikoura coast

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is increasing surveillance around the Kaikoura coastline after reports that people are continuing to take paua thats been exposed as the result of Mondays earthquake. Read more »

Jack’s Point boat ramp better for boaties

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Weve recently dredged around the Jacks Point boat ramp to remove excess silt and improve boat launching and retrieving. The dredging has been so successful theres now access at the ramp 3 hours either side of high tide. Read more »

NZ public loses faith in the fisheries management

Press Release – LegaSea

Far from having a world leading fisheries management system, nearly 70% of those surveyed in a new nationwide study believe an independent inquiry into the Quota Management System (QMS) is warranted. Only 5% felt it was not. Read more »

Marine biotoxin in shellfish, Eastern Bay of Plenty

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or consume shellfish harvested in Eastern Bay of Plenty between Cape Runaway and Whakatane Heads. The warning includes Ohiwa Harbour. Read more »

Sanford’s Move From Volume to Value Helps Boost Profit 152%

Press Release – Sanford Limited

Sanford Limited (NZX:SAN) has today posted a 152% increase in net profit after tax to $34.7m for the year ended 30 September. Read more »

Marine uplift from Kaikoura earthquake (updated)

Press Release – Science Media Centre

We’re gathering expert commentary on various aspects of yesterday’s magnitude 7.5 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. We’ll send comments through as they become available. Please feel free to use these comments in your … Read more »

MPI gives priority to rebuilding Kaikoura fisheries habitat

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is working closely with the Kaikoura community to support the rebuilding of fisheries that have been impacted after Mondays earthquake. Read more »

Lifejackets, the winner of the day

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Mother nature delivered a timely reminder about the importance of never overloading your boat on Monday when a vessel flipped while collecting crayfish pots off the Whakatane coast. Spotted bobbing in the water next to an overturned boat by the last … Read more »

More Fanworm calls for thorough check of boats

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Three large Mediterranean Fanworm have been removed from the inner harbour by marine biosecurity divers conducting surveillance for the marine pest. Read more »

Seismic Testing Presents Significant Risk To East Coast

Press Release – Te Ikaroa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 14/11/2016 2:35 PM Te Ikaroa Defending Our Waters Press Release Read more »

National Warning #14 13:00 14.11.16: NO CHANGE

Press Release – Civil Defence Emergency Management

TheMinistry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (marine and beach threat) from Wellington to Banks Peninsula. The threat for all other regions has been lifted. All previous threat regions may experience … Read more »

Media Advisory #5: Otago beach and marine threat lifted

Press Release – Otago Civil Defence

Seismic activity is ongoing and civil defence staff will continue to monitor this and update the public if the situation changes. Read more »

Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Beach Areas #13 11.45 14.11.1

Press Release – Civil Defence Emergency Management

Issued 11:50 hours 14 November2016 TheMinistry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (marine and beach threat) from Wellington to Banks Peninsula . Please see the attached map for affected areas. The threat for … Read more »

Warning #5: Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Land Areas

Press Release – Civil Defence Emergency Management

Issued 0318 hours14 November 2016 TheMinistry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (marine and land threat) fromEast Cape to Southland, including Wellington (which also includes the Cook Straight area),Marlborough … Read more »

Tsunami Threat: no evacuation for Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Auckland Civil Defence is monitoring the threat of tsunami waves following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake near Culverden (Canterbury, South Island) just after midnight this morning (14 November). No evacuation is required however a marine threat is … Read more »

Tsunami Warning – Threat to Marine and Land Areas

Press Release – Civil Defence Emergency Management

Issued 0215hoursNZDT14Nov 2016 TheMinistry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning land threat from the East Cape to Southlandin cluding Wellington and the Chatham Islands . There is a beach and … Read more »

National Warning: Tsunami Threat #3 2am 14.11.16

Press Release – Civil Defence Emergency Management

Issued 0200 hoursNZDT 14 Nov2016 TheMinistry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning for all of the eastern coast of the North Island and all of the east coast of the South Island including Chatham … Read more »

Otago Civil Defence – Tsunami Warning [1.44am 14.11.16]

Press Release – Otago Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

The warning has been issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management following this mornings earthquakes, beginning with the magnitude 6.6 earthquake near Hanmer Springs just after midnight, and the subsequent aftershocks. Read more »

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