Tiaki launch new technology to replace trawl nets

Taroi Black

He hangarau hou kua hangaia hei whakakapi i ngā kupenga ika, mo tētahi kirihou, e ora tonu ai te ika mai i te whitu tekau orau. I whakapaua a Precision Seafood Harvesting te whā tekau mā waru miriona tāra i roto i tētahi kaupapa kua ono tau e hāere ana, hei whakapai i ngā mahi hī ika i Aotearoa nei.  

He hangarau hou e whakawhanake ana i te mahi hii ika ki Aotearoa.

“When it's inflated to water which is basically a big tube. So these sections here have these round holes in it that will allow our small fish escape.”

“I tenei po ka whakarewa a Tiaki i tetahi momo kaimoana ake nō Aotearoa nei, he mea hao me te hangaru hōu a Precision Seafood Harvesting. He tikanga pai mo te ika.”

“So when we lift the fish net and bring it on board, they're contained in this cot end of water. So when you get them up on the gantry they're swimming around in the water where a conventional cot end will be squashed up and brought on board. 

Ko te kupenga hao o mua he āhua tūkino kē. Engari mā te hangarau hou nei ka tūpono ora te tāmure e iwa tekau orau. Mo ngā kupenga o mua, he 20 orau noa.

Ka whakarewa hoki a Tiaki i tētahi huarahi hou ki te hoko ika i ngā mākete. Ma te whakamahi i to waea pūkoro, e mōhio ai koe, no te hea te wāhi te ika.

Mā te pūmanwa tautono e mārama ake ai ngā mahi hopu i raro i te mana o Tiaki Fish.  He āhuatanga nui tēna mō te haumarutanga o te kai.

Kei te Punaha Hopunga Ika me te Mana Whakahaere kai Moana mo te whakapumautanga ngā mahi hao ā-kupenga e arongia ana. Heoi e kokiri ana nga kamupene nunui a Sealord, Sanford me Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd i tenei kaupapa hou hei huarahi hou i te ahu hi ika.