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    Hawke's Bay seafood company fined $62K

    A ban from fishing for three years and a fine of $62,000 is the result of a former Hawke's Bay seafood company's failure to report more than 200 kilograms of crayfish.

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    Māori Fisheries Conference 2019 announced

    The Māori Fisheries Conference is in its eighth consecutive year and has become the pre-eminent hui in fisheries for Iwi and Māori fishing interests.

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    Commercial fishery fined more than $1mil

    A Napier commercial fishing company, its directors and general manager have been fined a total of more than $1mil for the sustained under-reporting of bluenose.

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    Checking crayfish pots to ensure sustainable fishing

    Fisheries officers are encouraging people who fish to check the regulations for crayfish pots.  MPI chief fisheries officer in Te Tairāwhiti, Richard Ratapu says they confiscate 10 crayfish pots a month on average because they aren't in line with regulations.

  5. Video for Fisheries Officers are urging seafood gatherers not to be greedy
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    Fisheries Officers are urging seafood gatherers not to be greedy

    Don't go over the limit, that's the message from Fisheries New Zealand who are encouraging those diving for seafood in the middle of summer to follow regulations and ensure stocks aren't depleted.

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    Educational sea life sanctuary sends warning to poachers

    Tairāwhiti Chief Fisheries Officer at the Ministry for Primary Industries, Richard Ratapu is sending out a firm warning to seafood poachers ahead of summer following multiple prosecutions of those caught taking product from the Rongokako Marine Reserve on the East Coast.

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    Ngāti Porou soars with Air NZ partnership

    From this December produce sourced from Ngāti Porou will be served on board Air New Zealand flights, one of the many results of the partnership between the national carrier and the East Coast Iwi.

  8. Video for Hoki fishing quota reduced
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    Hoki fishing quota reduced

    The fishing industry has reduced the West Coast hoki quota by 22 percent after skippers of hoki trawlers in the area have been reporting reduced catches of the fish.

  9. Video for New addition to Rotorua nature park to protect endangered kōkopu
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    New addition to Rotorua nature park to protect endangered kōkopu

    Up to 2000 giant kōkopu will be released at Rainbow Springs Nature Park in Rotorua tomorrow, in a bid to keep up the breeding population of whitebait.

  10. Video for Iwi collective grows fisheries assets for future generations
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    Iwi collective grows fisheries assets for future generations

    In the mid-1800s, Māori commercial trading and fishing flourished throughout the country.  Their centuries old right to customary fishing gave them access to abundant kai moana which they traded with Pākehā settlers.

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