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Wednesday 06 July 2022

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Parker to attend second UN Ocean Conference in Portugal 27th June 2022

Parker to attend second UN Ocean Conference in Portugal

Oceans and Fisheries Minister David Parker will represent Aotearoa New Zealand at the second United Nations (UN) Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, which runs from 27 June to 1 July.


Scallops off the menu in Northland, Coromandel 29th March 2022 /

Scallops off the menu in Northland, Coromandel

Depleted scallop fisheries at Northland, Hauraki Gulf and Coromandel will close on 1 April.


Pāua season complete in Kaikōura 1st March 2022 /

Pāua season complete in Kaikōura

Pāua gathering will no longer be allowed on the Kaikōura coastline as the harvest season has now finished.


NIWA trials autonomous fish-counting vessel 22nd February 2022 /

NIWA trials autonomous fish-counting vessel

NIWA scientists have completed a first successful deep water test run in the Cook Strait of a six-metre-long autonomous vessel to help them count fish.


Waiheke scallop, mussel, lobster, pāua fisheries to close 29th November 2021 /

Waiheke scallop, mussel, lobster, pāua fisheries to close

The Waiheke Island scallop, mussel, rock lobster and pāua fisheries will close for a period of two years from 1 December, says the Ministry For Primary Industries.


Pāua fishery to reopen after earthquake closure 6th October 2021 /

Pāua fishery to reopen after earthquake closure

Kaikōura’s pāua fishery, which has been closed since the November 2016 earthquakes disrupted local seabeds, is to reopen.


Covid exposes NZ fisheries’ dependence on foreign labour – govt 4th June 2021

Covid exposes NZ fisheries’ dependence on foreign labour – govt

Covid-19 has highlighted the dependence of parts of the fishing sector on foreign workers, says the government.