fishing industry continue their ‘scorched earth' approach in challenging
the historic High Court kahawai win [more]
it's off to the Appeal Court as industry file notice of
appeal. The fishing councils have cross appealed [more]
time to celebrate the High Court win that has upheld all New Zealander's
common law right to fish for kahawai and other important
Sweet success in High Court's recognition that people's
wellbeing is a mandatory consideration when managing fisheries
finds the wellbeing of the people is the priority in the landmark
Kahawai Legal Challenge [more]
need at least $80,000!
help us to protect this High Court win. We cannot falter after winning
such an outright victory. Become part of the winning team by contributing
as much as you can.
0900 KAHAWAI (0900 52 42 92) to contribute $20 via your phone account
Cheques to ‘Kahawai Challenge Fund', c/o New Zealand Fishing News,
PO Box 12-965, Penrose, Auckland.
People's Submission on the Ministry of Fisheries Shared Fisheries
proposals for more fish in the water [more]
MFish continue with its blinkered implementation of Shared
Fisheries proposals the outcome could be catastrophic [more]
get real; the people of this island nation deserve abundant
fisheries and healthy marine systems [more]
get on with giving effect to the Fisheries Act and don't tell us
to give up our right to fish. It is not for sale!
Release – Mid north iwi fisheries forum opposes Maori
Fisheries Trust on Fisheries Amendment Bill [more]
successful Hokianga Accord hui was held in mid - April. If you want
advance notice of the next hui email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Great Barrier Island) Marine Reserve
Ngatiwai Trust Board is conducting a series of hui to assist MFish
in their consultation process regarding the marine reserve application.
Two hui have concluded another three are scheduled before the end
Dolphin Threat Management
petition has been launched by a number of organisations to ban the
use of set nets nationally. MFish have agreed to discuss the Hector's
Dolphin Threat Management plan with Manukau Harbour residents and
fishers. Get along to Titirangi RSA, South Titirangi Rd, Titirangi,
on Monday 28th May at 7pm to hear more. Phone Dave (RSA) on 09 8176415.
Thank you for your support and willingness to stay informed.