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  • Just 1% think bottom trawling should continue

    Just 1% think bottom trawling should continue

    Just 1% of New Zealanders think bottom trawling of the country's inshore fisheries should be allowed to continue. But while some 58% of adults thinking bottom trawling is not allowed inshore - it is. When told it is allowed, 57%...

  • 70% want bigger cuts in tarakihi quota

    70% want bigger cuts in tarakihi quota

    Seventy percent of New Zealanders want the commercial fishing quota for tarakihi cut dramatically to help the country’s fish and chips favourite to recover, a new survey has revealed.   The survey conducted by Horizon Research for...

  • 70% want fisheries management inquiry

    70% want fisheries management inquiry

    New Zealanders are growing more concerned about the way our fisheries are being managed. Far from having a “world leading” fisheries management system, nearly 70% of those surveyed in a new nationwide study...

  • Recreational sea fishing - $1 billion industry

    Recreational sea fishing - $1 billion industry

    The value of recreational fishing has been established at nearly $1 billion a year. ...