Iwi and industry exercise kaitiakitanga for hoki

2018-09-27T04:43:46+00:00September 27th, 2018|

Te Ohu Kaimoana tautoko the decision by fishing industry quota owners to voluntarily reduce the amount of hoki they catch in the new fishing year, beginning 1 October 2018. The industry is proactively responding to observations from fishers that fewer hoki on Aotearoa’s West Coast have been observed (one of five fisheries areas for hoki). Hoki is Aotearoa’s largest fishery, and collectively Iwi, Moana New Zealand and Sealord own 40% of hoki quota. Hoki [...]

Te Ohu Kaimoana supports the Minister’s decision and approach to tarakihi

2019-02-08T03:49:14+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Last week the Minister of Fisheries Hon Stuart Nash released his decisions regarding the management of 32 different fish stocks in Aotearoa for the 1 October 2018 fishing year. Te Ohu Kaimoana worked with Iwi to provide Fisheries New Zealand (FNZ) with recommendations to the Minister regarding all 32 stocks. One of the more topical stocks reviewed was east coat tarakihi. The Minister has chosen to reduce the Total Allowable Commerical Catch (TACC) of tarakihi by 20% [...]

Third Quarter Report 2018

2019-02-08T03:48:01+00:00September 23rd, 2018|

Report for Third Quarter 2018 released Te Ohu Kaimoana has released its third quarter report for Iwi against the 2017/18 Annual Plan, covering from 1 April 2018 through to 30 June 2018. The report has been developed to give more regular insight into the work that the organisation undertakes on behalf of Mandated Iwi Organisations. Of particular note for the third quarter report: We’ve made some great steps forward to strengthen our relationships and develop [...]

Want to spend a year in Japan? Get your application in quick for the 2018 Global Fisheries Scholarship!

2018-09-07T02:42:16+00:00September 6th, 2018|

Are you Māori? Have studied or worked in fisheries or business? Interested in a career in the seafood industry? Want to spend a year in Japan? If you answered "Āe!", or know someone in your whānau that would, then let them know that the Global Fisheries Scholarship is open for applications. The scholarship is a joint initiative between Te Ohu Kaimoana and Japanese seafood company Nippon Suisan Kaisha Limited (Nissui) and allows for one [...]

Te Ohu Kaimoana committed to protecting and representing Māori interests at the United Nations

2018-09-05T21:27:10+00:00September 5th, 2018|

Te Ohu Kaimoana Chairman Jamie Tuuta travelled to New York on Monday (3 September 2018) as a member of the New Zealand delegation that will participate in discussions on a new international agreement on Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ). The international community is discussing ways in which marine biodiversity in international waters should be managed in the future. Te Ohu Kaimoana considers that mātauranga Māori and ensuring that Māori rights are protected will [...]

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