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option4 Update #98 - 7th February 2008




Welcome to the 98th option4 Update and some good news stories.


Brighter prospects for fisheries management

At last, commercial and non-commercial fishing representatives are working together to resolve outstanding issues.........[more]

Barrier (Aotea) marine reserve and a clever online fish ID system.........[more]


Hokianga Accord

A promising start in 2008 for the Hokianga Accord, the mid north iwi fisheries forum, and MFish .........[more]

Environmental issues and marine reserves are hot topics for the Accord.............[more]

Email us your details if you want advance notice of the Accord's April 2008 hui.


Kahawai Legal Challenge

What would a 50 percent increase in commercial kahawai landings do for your catch rates?...[more]

Day of reckoning near. The Challenge team are gearing up to be in the Appeal Court later this month.……… [more]

Please support the legal challenge and buy a Kahawai tee-shirt or try the three-shirt special for $50…..[more]


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