Invitation To Important Online Hui Regarding The Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill

2024-05-27T20:51:38+00:00May 27th, 2024|

The Board of Te Ohu Kaimoana invite Mandated and Recognised Iwi Organisations, and their Asset Holding Companies under the Māori Fisheries Act 2004 to an important online hui, to be held this Wednesday 29 May 2024 at 4:00pm regarding developments in the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill (the Bill). We apologise for the short notice. Late last week Te Ohu Kaimoana was made aware of decisions by the Minister for Oceans and Fisheries (pertaining to [...]

Second Reading of the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill

2024-05-02T18:57:29+00:00May 2nd, 2024|

On the evening of 30 April 2024, the House concluded its second reading of the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill. Over the course of the second reading, the House heard from members of various parties including National, Labour, ACT and Green. All were in support of the Bill. Common themes that arose in the speeches were:  The aim to provide iwi more direct control over fisheries assets, decision making, and provide operational efficiency; The time [...]

Urchinomics Appoints Maru Samuels as its New In-Country Lead for New Zealand

2024-05-01T01:39:57+00:00May 1st, 2024|

Published by Urchinomics -Friday 26 April 2024 Urchinomics, the pioneering venture in urchin ranching and kelp restoration, is delighted to announce the appointment of Maru Samuels as its new in-country lead for New Zealand. In this newly established role, Maru will spearhead the development of Urchin Ranching operations using Urchinomics proprietary system, to address the growing issue of kina (urchin) barrens in New Zealand. With a wealth of experience spanning over 20 years working [...]

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