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BOP Regional Coastal Environment Plan - Marine Spatial Planning

Friday, 1 May 2020, 3:30 pm | New Zealand Sport Fishing

Bay of Plenty residents and recreational fishers in particular are raising strong objections to the pending closure of the three largest reef structures surrounding Motiti Island. Bob Gutsell, President of the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council, says ... More >>

Recreational fishing Manifesto released

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9:15 am | New Zealand Sport Fishing

A new approach to managing New Zealand’s fisheries is needed urgently The New Zealand Sport Fishing Council has released its Manifesto and calls on New Zealand’s political parties to consider a new approach to setting policy. The Council has consulted with ... More >>

Public robbed of crayfish through unfair practices

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Sport Fishing

Recent Ministerial decisions allocating more of Gisborne’s crayfish quota to commercial interests have outraged both the community and New Zealand Sport Fishing Council. The decisions apply from 1 April this year. More >>

LegaSea looking to a bright future

Thursday, 9 February 2012, 12:27 pm | New Zealand Sport Fishing

LegaSea is a new initiative with the vision of achieving more fish in the water and a healthy marine environment as a legacy for ourchildren. A well established organisation is taking the lead. The New Zealand Sport Fishing Council and its partners are expecting ... More >>

Tuna bycatch a problem

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Sport Fishing

The western Pacific Ocean has experienced an unprecedented expansion in tuna fishing over the last 30 years. More >>

Plunder of the Pacific

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Sport Fishing

Over 3 million tonnes of tuna are caught in the Pacific Ocean each year. An ever increasing amount is caught by purse seine vessels in the western and central Pacific. More >>

Kahawai For All New Zealanders

Monday, 5 July 2010, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Sport Fishing

Recreational and customary fishers have battled for years to ensure fisheries managers leave more kahawai in the water and make sufficient allowance for non-commercial fishing interests. More >>