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Serial offender to face charges over pāua poaching

22nd June 2021 By Staff Reporter | news@foodticker.co.nz | @foodtickernz

A serial offender will face serious charges under the Fisheries Act after thousands of empty pāua shells were discovered at his home during a search warrant executed by fishery officers.

Police on patrol in Eastbourne, Lower Hutt, near Wellington, stopped the man and discovered 95 pāua in his car.

Working with police, fishery officers undertook a search warrant at his house and found 30 kilograms of pāua meat at the house as well as shells.

 

 


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