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Voluntary Work Can Lead To New Career As Fishery Officer

Monday, 20 June 2022, 9:42 am | Fisheries New Zealand

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ national network of Honorary Fishery Officers (HFOs) are among the thousands of volunteers being honoured as part of National Volunteers Week , which is this week. HFOs were first introduced in Auckland in 1967 as a way ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Changes To Fisheries Settings For Sustainability

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 1:18 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback on proposed changes to catch limits and other settings across a range of fisheries as part of its twice-yearly sustainability review. "This is our regular review cycle for the fishing year beginning 1 October ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Proposed Catch Limits And Settings For East Coast Tarakihi

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 1:32 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is inviting people to have their say on proposed changes to catch limits and settings for New Zealand’s East Coast tarakihi stocks. "Tarakihi is a popular fish and a favourite for many New Zealanders. The proposed reductions ... More >>

Survey Results Confirm Pāua A Popular Catch At Kaikōura

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 5:00 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Results of a new survey show the popularity of pāua amongst the recreational fishers at Kaikōura’s coastline over the summer. The Kaikōura coastline opened to pāua fishing for a limited season from 1 December to 28 February, after being closed for ... More >>

Kaikōura Pāua Season Comes To A Close

Monday, 28 February 2022, 11:06 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Pāua gathering will no longer be allowed on the Kaikōura coastline from midnight tonight, Monday 28 February, as Kaikoura’s three-month pāua gathering season ends. The fishery reopened on 1 December for a limited season after having been closed ... More >>

Fisheries New Zealand Reminding Fishers To Download The NZ Fishing Rules App

Monday, 21 December 2020, 10:40 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is kicking off a campaign to encourage fishers to know, and follow, the rules in their area this summer. Acting National Manager Fisheries Compliance, Garreth Jay says his team is expecting an influx of fishers over the coming months ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Rock Lobster (crayfish) Catch Limits For 2021

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 2:27 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is inviting people to have their say on proposals to ensure the sustainability of rock lobster populations across a number of New Zealand’s fisheries. The proposals were developed by National Rock Lobster Management Group, ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Fisheries Sustainability Measures

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 2:23 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to catch limits and other measures across a range of fisheries as part of the 2021 April sustainability round. Director Fisheries Management Emma Taylor says the consultation is part of ... More >>

Improving Outcomes For Seabirds Through Automated Reporting

Friday, 19 June 2020, 1:36 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

EARS solution gets buy-in from Fisheries New Zealand With an average wing-span of over 3m, the Antipodean Albatross is one of the world’s most spectacular, but critically endangered birds. One of the main catalysts for their waning population is by-catch ... More >>

Teaming up to feed a Kiwi icon

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 3:37 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is teaming up with Sealord and the Wildlife Hospital Trust to get fish to hungry hoiho (yellow-eyed penguins) during the Alert Level 4 restrictions. More >>

Rock Lobster Fishing Quota Feedback Sought

Friday, 14 February 2020, 4:13 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand is seeking public feedback on proposals to allow rock lobster fishers to carry forward some or all of their uncaught Annual Catch Entitlement (ACE) into the following fishing year, which begins in April 2020. The consultation is ... More >>

Changes to Sea lion protections in Auckland Islands

Friday, 22 November 2019, 11:36 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fishing rule changes to reduce threats to sea lions in the subantarctic Auckland Islands squid fishery have been decided. More >>

Plan to transform and improve inshore finfish fisheries

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 10:50 am | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand has begun public consultation on a new Draft National Inshore Finfish Fisheries Plan, which will guide the management of these important fisheries for the next five years. More >>

Have your say on draft Marlborough Sounds Scallop Strategy

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 5:01 pm | Fisheries New Zealand

Fisheries New Zealand invites people to have their say on a draft strategy for the long-term sustainability of the Marlborough Sounds scallop fishery. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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