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Thursday 17 June 2021

Shellfish

MPI to present oyster parasite test results 9th June 2021 /

MPI to present oyster parasite test results

The Ministry for Primary Industries will present the results of its oyster testing for the Bonamia ostreae parasite in the Foveaux Strait.


Views sought on reopening region to pāua fishing 20th May 2021

Views sought on reopening region to pāua fishing

The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking feedback on a proposal to reopen the Kaikōura Marine Area to pāua fishing later this year.


Bluffies firmly on the menu for sold-out annual oyster festival 19th May 2021

Bluffies firmly on the menu for sold-out annual oyster festival

As seafood lovers head to sold-out Bluff Oyster and Food Festival, MPI widens testing for parasite found in the region.


Year-round shellfish ban begins at Auckland 4th May 2021

Year-round shellfish ban begins at Auckland

The gathering shellfish is no longer permitted at east Auckland’s Cockle Bay/Tuwakamana beach.


No scallops for popular scallop festival 21st April 2021 /

No scallops for popular scallop festival

There will be no scallops at this year’s Whitianga Scallop Festival due to a rahui on the collection of the shellfish.


Repeat pāua poachers banned from fishing for three years 7th April 2021

Repeat pāua poachers banned from fishing for three years

A Lower Hutt man and a Napier man have each received three-year fishing bans.


Iwi requests closure of Coromandel coast to scallop harvesting 24th March 2021

Iwi requests closure of Coromandel coast to scallop harvesting

Ngāti Hei Trust has asked the government to close parts of the eastern Coromandel coast for two years.


PGF invests $400k to re-open oyster farm 9th November 2020 /

PGF invests $400k to re-open oyster farm

The money will help clean up the oyster beds and rebuild the farm.