09 June 2017
News Items Summary

 

Category No. of items
Fishing 5
Aquaculture 2
Marine environment 1

 

Fishing  

MPI camera gear rolled out ‘too quickly’ to stop illegal fishing

Source: Newshub – Latest News
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: fish, fishing

MPI camera gear rolled out ‘too quickly’ to stop illegal fishing

NZ slammed again for lack of protection of Maui dolphins

Source: Radio New Zealand News Headlines
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: dolphins, fishing, fishing industry

New Zealand has again been heavily criticised by international experts for its lack of progress on protecting Maui dolphins.

Strong sense of community explored in Timaru fishing exhibition

Source: Timaru Herald
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: fishing, fishermen

A new exhibition will open at the South Canterbury Museum on Friday night.

Calls to stop dumping by fleets supported by Pacific leaders

Source: Radio New Zealand – All Programmes
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: fish, fishing, fisheries, fishing vessels

SPREP director-general receives support for his call at UN Oceans Conference to end waste dumping by fishing fleets in the region.

Cameras on fishing boats can’t lead to prosecution-Trident

Source: Radio New Zealand – Morning Report
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: fish, fishing

A company involved in a trial of video monitoring of commercial fishing boats says the resulting footage was never meant to be used for prosecution. Jeremy Fleming is the chair of Trident Systems, one of the companies in the trial, and says the cameras were set up to measure the quantity and not…

Aquaculture  

Listen: Bill English defends MPI’s handling of Bluff oyster threat

Source: The Country
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: Bluff oysters

It is 30 years since New Zealand decided to go nuclear-free. Prime Minister Bill English says that at the time this was a controversial decision from National’s point of view as it jeopardised our relationship with the United States.

‘It has to be done today, not tomorrow’ – Bluff oyster fishermen demand faster response to Bonamia outbreak

Source: TVNZ – National
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: seafood, seafood AND new zealand, fishermen

The parasite outbreak was found a fortnight ago in Big Glory Bay.

Marine environment  

Hauraki Maori apply for customary rights

Source: SunLive – News
Date Published: 08/06/2017
Matched on: marine title, fishing

At least five iwi, hapu and whanau groups have recently applied for coastal and marine titles and customary rights in the Hauraki area. The groups put their cases to the government and High Court over the last few weeks in response to a final call for applications under the Marine and Coastal Act 2011…