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option4 Update #123 - 14th October 2009

Foreigners not the only scandal in fisheries


Welcome, the option4 team is pleased to provide you with an update of the latest news and information. Click on the links below to read the various reports.

Recent articles

There is something more toxic in our marine environment than the unidentified organism causing havoc around Auckland beaches........[more]

Grasping at international reports that give us a 'green' rating seems to appeal to our Kiwi psyche that craves a pat on the head..........[more]

The Blue Cod fishing ban in the Marlborough Sounds should be lifted as soon as possible and management measures put in place to maintain and enhance the fishery........[more]

Kahawai Legal Challenge

Silver lining of the Kahawai Challenge

Good news for Kahawai Challenge


option4 Updates

Pre-determined 2030 Vision process

2030 strategy - Shared Fisheries in disguise

Learn the new fishing regulations for your area


Challenge tee shirts


Hokianga Accord Updates

Kahawai Legal Challenge T-shirt Make your next fishing contest a special occasion

Buy a Kahawai Legal Challenge tee-shirt to wear at your next fishing contest and make a statement. Twenty dollars each or $50 for the three-shirt special!


Seaweed - latest target for commercialisation

Minister to "fix" skewed Fisheries 2030 proposals


A clear 'hands-off' response to MFish proposals to increase commercial exploitation of beach cast and bladder kelp seaweeds. A vital food chain component.


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