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Cap-and-trade to sustainable freshwater management

Press Release – The New Zealand Initiative

Wellington (Tuesday, 7 May 2019): The New Zealand Initiative today released its latest report, Refreshing Water: Valuing the priceless . We believe it provides the best way of achieving the goals set in Minister Parker’s Essential Freshwater programme. Read more »

Oil spill exercise at Raglan

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

There will be more than the usual action at Raglan Wharf next week, with Waikato Regional Council staff to be engaged in a five-hour marine oil spill exercise. Read more »

Fisheries workers had enough of floating on minimum wage

Press Release – FIRST Union

Workers at Moana New Zealand have until now, watched in frustration as the parent company they work for brings in millions while they try to live off wages that barely float above the minimum. Read more »

Environment report a clear picture of change: NIWA

Press Release – NIWA

The latest state of the environment report released today provides New Zealanders with clear evidence that our climate, freshwater and marine systems are changing, says NIWA. Read more »

Recreational bag limit in the southern bluefin tuna fishery

Press Release – Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has today announced the introduction of a daily bag limit in the recreational southern bluefin tuna fishery. Read more »

Environment Report highlights seafood industry’s improvement

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

The seafood sector welcomes the Environment Aotearoa Report 2019 which shows most markers are improving for the environmental performance of New Zealands seafood industry. Read more »

OMV eyes up to 10 wells for GSB programme

Article – BusinessDesk

April 10 (BusinessDesk) – OMV says early success in its planned drilling campaign in the Great South Basin could require as many as 10 wells to be drilled. Read more »

Man fined for impersonating fishery officer, extorting money

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A Kaikoura man has been fined for pretending to be a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) fishery officer and extorting money from tourists who he told had caught undersized fish. Read more »

Waikawa Marina Extension Progresses to Next Stage

Press Release – Port Marlborough New Zealand Limited

The Waikawa Marina extension progressed to the next stage this month, with the Port Marlborough Board giving approval for the project to proceed. The marina extension to the north-west of the existing marina will provide an additional 252 berths ranging … Read more »

Sealord and iwi join forces to create opportunities

Press Release – Sealord

Sealord and iwi join forces to create opportunities for growth in sustainable fisheries Embargoed until 6pm, 26 March 2019 Read more »

Freshwater fish swim their all for science

Press Release – NIWA

In a secret training location on the outskirts of Hamilton, a squad of whitebait is being put through its paces by fish scientists. Read more »

Changes to catch limits for rock lobster and sea cucumber

Press Release – Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has today announced changes to catch limits for sea cucumber and rock lobster (crayfish) fish stocks in three areas across New Zealand. Read more »

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