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  1. Video for No end in sight for Motiti Islanders
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    No end in sight for Motiti Islanders

    The Motiti Rohe Moana Trust won rulings in the Environment and High Court which gave local councils the power to regulate fishing in order to protect native species.  However three commercial fishing organisations are seeking to overturn the High Court's decision in the court of appeal today.   

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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.

  3. 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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    The world's your oyster

    Seafood operators and a sustainability organisation have brought together students from Kaitaia College, Te Rangi Aniwaniwa and Kaitaia Abundant Life School for an opportunity to earn NCEA credits at Tasty Tio's Oyster Farm in the Parengarenga Harbour.   

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. Video for Public warned of fines up to $20,000 for collecting toheroa at 90 Mile Beach
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    Public warned of fines up to $20,000 for collecting toheroa at 90 Mile Beach

    Fisheries officers are appealing to the public to ensure they are up to speed with the rules around collecting toheroa now that the rare shellfish are making a comeback to 90 Mile Beach.

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    Pacific Fisheries thrown lifeline

    Pacific nations have agreed to move toward more sustainable fisheries in the future at the 46th Pacific Islands Forum in Port Moresby.

  9. Video for Ara Ika creates jobs for Ngāti Kahungunu whānau
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    Ara Ika creates jobs for Ngāti Kahungunu whānau

    A new training programme for workers in the fishing industry is providing permanent employment opportunities for Hawke's Bay locals. "Ara Ika" is filling the void of skilled fishing workers which has seen a decline over the last few years. 

  10. Video for Govt decreases recreational fishing quota
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    Govt decreases recreational fishing quota

    Minister of Primary Industries Nathan Guy announced this afternoon the Government's decision to decrease the recreational fishing quota.  The decrease is hardly significant enough to concern the public, but Mandy Kupenga from LegaSea, a group fighting for recreational fishermen, questions whether the Government's change was even necessary.

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