Legal Challenge - Mark your diaries!
for the Wellington Appeal Court hearing are 26th and 27th February
MFish applies for a stay - business as usual. [more]
Court decision - An historic win for all New Zealanders
and our fisheries. [more]
Appeal - We need at least $80,000!
YOU to everyone who has contributed to the Challenge
to those who had problems with the last Update, we assure
you the technical difficulties have been ironed out.
team defending the kahawai judgment are adamant they wont
give up and need your help to raise $80,000 to cover costs.
Please contribute as much as you can.
0900 KAHAWAI (0900 52 42 92) to contribute $20 via your phone account.
online donation facility here
Cheques to ‘Kahawai Challenge Fund', c/o New Zealand Fishing News,
PO Box 12-965, Penrose, Auckland.
McEwan’s letter is an example of the support the team is receiving.
Keep it coming! [more]
rights are not up for grabs, negotiation or sale. Nor now,
not ever. [more]
read - The People's Submission on the MFish Shared Fisheries
industry pays small price for consistently abusing quota
fishing groups support combating overfishing and
offer an effective solution. [more]
on deemed values including an alternative strategy
to have more fish in the water. [more]
your family along to enjoy the ninth Hokianga Accord hui
on August 16th and 17th. [more]
you want advance notice of the next hui email your details. [more]
Classification and Protection Standard document
your say on the process that is likely to determine future use and
access to your marine environment. [more]
Dolphin Threat Management
petition has been launched to ban the use of set nets nationwide.
Make sure you have your say when DoC and MFish release the Hector's
Dolphin Threat Management plan in early August. Ministerial decisions
will be finalised before summer 2008.
meetings were held over the past month to discuss the managment
implications for the Manukau Harbour. Around 40 people attended
the Titirangi meeting and over 200 endorsed the Counties Sports
Fishing Club's statement made at the Waiuku meeting.
is broken. Nothing needs fixing! [more]
Thank you for your support and willingness to stay informed.