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    Pōneke pāua poachers pinched

    Four Wellington divers are facing charges that attract a maximum penalty of a $250,000 fine and five years imprisonment for gathering excess pāua and offering to sell it on the black market.

  2. Video for Marching for endangered Māui and Hectors Dolphins.
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    Marching for endangered Māui and Hectors Dolphins.

    Protestors marched in Auckland today, calling for stronger protections for endangered Māui and Hector dolphins and to change to selective, sustainable fishing methods that don't catch dolphins - in areas where NZ dolphins and other vulnerable species are found

  3. Video for MPI urges seafood gatherers to know their limits
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    MPI urges seafood gatherers to know their limits

    For many Māori families, seafood takes center place on the Christmas menu and are preparing to gather the delicacy for the celebration meal. However, the Ministry of Primary Industries is urging everyone to only fish and gather shellfish within the legal limits.

  4. Video for Two Gisborne men fined for crayfish offences
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    Two Gisborne men fined for crayfish offences

    Two men from Gisborne have been fined over $10,000 for multiple crayfish offences.

  5. Video for Illegal operation poached pāua worth over $17,000
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    Illegal operation poached pāua worth over $17,000

    Pāua to the value of more than $17,000 was illegally taken by three main offenders in a black market operation called The Paua Corporation.

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    Ngāpuhi descendants call for commercial fishing ban in Hokianga Harbour

    Ngāpuhi descendants are proposing a fishing ban after commercial fishing practices have sparked apprehension for sustainability in the Hokianga. The focus of the ban is marine conservation and sustainability for generations to come.

  7. Video for Māori fishing strategy proposal has been welcomed by Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki.
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    Māori fishing strategy proposal has been welcomed by Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki.

    One of three principal iwi in Gisborne, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, wants full control over their fishing rights. Lead negotiator Willie Te Aho says the new proposed Māori fishing strategy looks set to support their wishes.

  8. Video for Auckland resident hunts eels during floods
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    Auckland resident hunts eels during floods

    Communities across South East Auckland and the Coromandel have been battling floods since last night.  But one Ramarama resident made the most of the heavy rain and flooding by gathering a popular Māori delicacy.

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    Native marine birds and mammals are threatened with extinction- Report

    New Zealand’s oceans, coasts, and marine wildlife are under serious and growing pressure, according to the first national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand about the marine environment.  Most of New Zealand’s marine bird species are threatened with or at risk of extinction, including species of albatrosses, penguins, and herons.  More than one-quarter of marine mammal species are threatened with extinction, including the New Zealand sea lion and species of dolphins and whales. 

  10. Video for Māori Party challenged to leave government over Kermadecs
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    Māori Party challenged to leave government over Kermadecs

    The Māori Party is being challenged to walk away from the government over the divide between Māori and the government regarding the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary. In an announcement today, Te Ohu Kaimoana will continue taking the government to court over Māori rights to the Kermadecs.

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