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Paua Industry Dismayed with DOC Permits

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 12:20 pm | PauaMac5

The paua industry is dismayed that the Department of Conservation has granted permits for two Great White Shark Cage Diving Operators (GWSCDOs) to operate in the waters around Stewart Island. More >>

Pauamac5 Supports Locals’ Plea

Monday, 8 December 2014, 3:15 pm | PauaMac5

Pauamac5 Supports Locals’ Plea PauaMac5 completely understands the concern of the Steward Island community and supports the sentiments expressed in the letter sent to the Minister for Conservation. Over 130 Stewart Island residents have sent a formal ... More >>

Paua Industry Calls for Delay in Shark Cage Dive Operations

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:10 pm | PauaMac5

The paua industry is calling for a moratorium on great white shark cage dive operations in order to avoid risks to paua divers and local communities. The Department of Conservation is currently considering applications for permits for great white shark cage dive ... More >>

Paua Industry Accepts Decision on Southern Paua Beds

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 6:45 pm | PauaMac5

Commercial paua divers in Otago and Southland say they can live with the Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy’s decision to retain the status quo in regard to the proposed lifting of restrictions on commercial harvest for paua areas currently ... More >>

Industry Happy to Talk About Sharing Otago-Southland Paua

Friday, 14 June 2013, 3:43 pm | PauaMac5

The Otago Southland paua industry says it wants to make the most of the next few months to try to reach agreement with recreational and customary paua divers over shared access for areas of the coastline. More >>