Our plan to save New Zealand’s fish and New Zealand jobs

2019-06-25T00:44:59+00:00June 25th, 2019|

25 June 2019 Tarakihi is the fish of New Zealand, with more than 90% of our catch being sold within Aotearoa. It is the fish that supports local markets, recreational interests, employment, communities and most importantly – dinner tables of families nationwide. As kiwis, we love our fish. We’re an island nation with a deep connection to our coastlines. More than 80% of us eat fish at least once a month and around 12% [...]

Eastern Tarakihi Management Strategy and Rebuild Plan

2019-06-21T00:19:00+00:00June 21st, 2019|

Te Ohu Kaimoana, Fisheries Inshore New Zealand and Southern Inshore Fisheries present to Iwi our Eastern Tarakihi Management Strategy and Rebuild Plan. Building on last year, this plan outlines the pathway to rebuilding and maintaining East Coast tarakihi. The contents of the rebuild plan is included in Fisheries New Zealand's (FNZ) consultation document as an official option for consideration. FNZ is hosting regional tarakihi engagement hui in early July, for more information or to register, see further details below. [...]

Ecosystem protection from the bottom-up

2019-07-04T03:22:56+00:00June 20th, 2019|

Why is ecosystem protection top-down when fisheries conservation successes have been bottom-up? The question, posed by University of California Santa Barbara economist Gary Libecap to attendees at a Law and Economics Association event last week, stuck with me. Professor Libecap is something of a god in economics. In a prior life, I would tell my undergraduate students about the Pantheon of the Econ Gods. Libecap’s work in environmental economics easily put him in the [...]

Māori fisheries leading through action for Māui and Hector’s

2019-06-06T21:38:27+00:00June 6th, 2019|

Moana New Zealand and Te Ohu Kaimoana support today’s announcement by Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Fisheries Hon Stuart Nash, on the implementation of cameras on vessels in the known Maui dolphin habitat on the West Coast of the North Island. Māori are well versed in the responsibilities and duties required to fulfil their obligations as kaitiaki for the betterment of Tangaroa, and while the last recorded fatality of a [...]

Notice of Special General Meeting – 3 July 2019

2019-06-28T01:23:45+00:00June 4th, 2019|

Te Ohu Kai Moana Trustee Limited will hold a Special General Meeting (SGM) on Wednesday 3 July 2019, from 10:00am at the Novotel, Auckland International Airport. Agenda (subject to amendment) 10.00am Mihimihi/introduction 10.05am - Presentation from Te Ohu Kaimoana CE (Dion Tuuta) on Distribution of Moana NZ’s Annual Dividend to Mandated Iwi Organisations 10.30am - Questions and voting on any resolutions proposed 11:00am - General update from Te Ohu Kaimoana CE 11.30am - Questions on [...]

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