Outcome of online Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill hui

2024-06-11T03:51:16+00:00June 11th, 2024|

We would like to thank those who were able to attend our recent online hui regarding the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill (the Bill), and update those who were unable to attend on the outcome of the hui. We had 57 online attendees, comprised of members from our Mandated (MIOs) and Recognised (RIOs) Iwi Organisations, Asset Holding Companies (AHCs), Representative Māori Organisations (RMOs), Te Kāwai Taumata (TKT) and Te Kāhui o Te Ohu Kaimoana (Te [...]

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 [...]

Our response to the Māori Affairs Select Committee on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill

2023-04-17T03:48:54+00:00April 17th, 2023|

Our response to the Māori Affairs Select Committee on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill 17/04/2023 Ka nui te mihi ki a koutou e ngā iwi for the feedback we received to help draft our final response to the Māori Affairs Select Committee on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill. A big thank you also to those that were able to attend the MFA Bill webinar on 30 March 2023. We are very grateful for your [...]

Draft response to the Māori Affairs Select Committee on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill (MFA Bill)

2023-03-29T22:00:32+00:00March 24th, 2023|

Draft response to the Māori Affairs Select Committee on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill (MFA Bill) 24 Poutū-te-rangi 2023 As mentioned in last week’s pānui, below you can find our draft response to the Select Committee on the MFA Bill with an accompanying cover letter. We welcome your feedback before Wednesday 5 April 2023. This will provide our kaimahi with the time to implement your feedback into our final response, which is due to [...]

Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill – Identification of Key Points

2023-03-29T21:38:58+00:00March 17th, 2023|

Update on Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill - Key Points   This pānui provides you with an update on Te Ohu Kaimoana’s response to the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill. In our last pānui, which can be found here, we provided an update on the Bill and information to support iwi in preparation for engagement with the Māori Affairs Select Committee. Te Ohu Kaimoana’s response to the Select Committee Te Ohu Kaimoana will be providing a response [...]

Update on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill

2023-03-29T21:34:35+00:00March 9th, 2023|

Update on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill 9 Poutū-te-rangi 2023 This afternoon the Māori Affairs Select Committee has opened for submissions on the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill. The window for responses will close on 13 April 2023. More information is available below. Refresher on the purpose of the Māori Fisheries Amendment Bill (MFA Bill) and the process to date The MFA Bill is progressing through the process of becoming legislation. The MFA Bill makes [...]

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