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Proposed fishing catch limits released for public feedback

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 10:05 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand wants public feedback on proposals to change catch limits for 20 fish stocks around the country. The proposals are part of a rolling set of annual reviews to ensure sustainability for current and future generations, says Fisheries ... More >>

Regulatory approval of new innovative trawl technology

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 10:03 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Regulatory approval of new innovative trawl technology for inshore fisheries More >>

New fisheries research projects planned for 2019 - 20

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 10:45 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has announced its fisheries research proposals for the coming year. More >>

Latest science says most fish stocks in good shape

Friday, 10 May 2019, 10:51 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has recently published its annual Status of New Zealand’s Fisheries Report, which shows that most New Zealand fish stocks are sustainable. More >>

Recreational bag limit in the southern bluefin tuna fishery

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:12 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has today announced the introduction of a daily bag limit in the recreational southern bluefin tuna fishery. More >>

Changes to catch limits for rock lobster and sea cucumber

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10:34 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has today announced changes to catch limits for sea cucumber and rock lobster (crayfish) fish stocks in three areas across New Zealand. More >>

Have your say on proposed changes to blue cod fishing rules

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 10:47 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is over halfway through the consultation period on proposed changes to the blue cod fishing regulations. Consultation will run until 5pm on 26 March 2019 and we encourage anyone with an interest in the fishery to take part. More >>

Sea lion captures in the southern squid fishery

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 1:48 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Five New Zealand sea lions have been captured so far this season in the squid fishery around the Auckland Islands. The season runs from the end of December to May-June. More >>

Hector’s dolphin captures reported by commercial fishers

Monday, 11 February 2019, 11:52 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has received two reports from commercial fishers of Hector’s dolphins caught during trawl fishing off the East Coast of the South Island this summer. There was one event where one dolphin was caught and another where three ... More >>

Consultation on proposed changes to blue cod regulations

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 1:50 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand invites people to have their say on a number of proposed changes to the blue cod fishing regulations. These changes were identified as a priority through the development of the National Blue Cod Strategy, which was endorsed by ... More >>

National Blue Cod Strategy released

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:16 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has today released the National Blue Cod Strategy, which takes a proactive approach to the management of the blue cod fishery. More >>

2018 Consultation open on fisheries sustainability measures

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 3:22 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand starts consultation today on proposed changes to commercial catch settings for four fish stocks for the new fishing year beginning 1 April 2019. More >>

 

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