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AQUACULTURE


Aquaculture

 

Aquaculture and fin fish farming have major impacts on the marine environment. The high export returns of this activity means there is increasing pressure on local and regional councils to allow more areas to be farmed. A review is currently underway to determine how and where farms are established. The following information has been collated for your information.

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AQUACULTURE
Latest News  

Re-Starting Aquaculture TAG Report 2009

A Technical Advisory Group (TAG) report recommends measures that will dramatically increase aquaculture in our marine environment. Reaction has been varied with strong opposition from non-commercial environmental and fishing interest groups. Read their views..............

Dec 2009

 

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News 2005  
Article on discussions between Chinese and Maori representatives relating to onshore fish farming.

2 May 05

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Kingfish farming in the Firth of Thames? Read more here......

27 Apr 05

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Diary these dates and be there - meetings to discuss Aquaculture Management Areas (AMAs) in the Western Firth of Thames.

Apr 2005

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Latest news from the Marine Farm Action Committee. These people are doing a great job protecting our interests in the marine environment around the Firth of Thames.

Apr 2005

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Meeting Reports  

Auckland Regional Council liaison with recreational fishers to discuss the proposed AMA in Western Firth of Thames (WFT) area.


June 2004

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Plenty of heat on a cold day in Kawakawa Bay to discuss aquaculture management areas with the Auckland Regional Council in the Firth of Thames area.


May 2004

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Sea cage fish farming presentation at the RNZYS club held on 26th September 2003.

Sep 2003

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Issues

You can help to preserve Port Fitzroy, Great Barrier Island, from being overrun by mussel farms.

May 2004

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Reference Material  

The fastest growth sector of the world's food economy.

Keynote paper by Don Staniford " Closing the net on sea cage fish farming".

Aug 2003

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Protect Peach Cove website featuring news and information about aquaculture and fish farming, particularly in Northland.

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Articles and Letters

A letter from the Peach Cove Fish Farm Action Group to NZRFC with comprehensive information and answers to frequently asked questions.

Aug 2003

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