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New dedicated fisheries entity announced

A new fisheries-dedicated unit has been announced by the Government. The Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) functions are being reset, with four new portfolio-based entities announced, including Fisheries New Zealand, Forestry New Zealand, Biosecurity New Zealand and New Zealand Food Safety. Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash said the change would improve…

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A decade delivering sustainability

Deepwater Group (DWG) celebrated more than ten years delivering healthy fisheries at their recent annual general meeting. Established in 2005, DWG was a merger of the hoki, squid and orange roughy management companies, with a mandate for delivering the best-managed deepwater fisheries in the world through progressive management and robust…

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Public perception of fisheries management at odds with international reputation – TNC

New Zealand fisheries’ Quota Management System (QMS) is being presented as an international example by a prominent US-based conservation group.  The long established The Nature Conservancy (TNC), one of the world’s largest conservation organisations and a leader in coastal and marine management, last night released an extensive report on the…

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