What are 28N rights?

2021-09-15T05:06:16+00:00September 15th, 2021|

The dilemma of 28N rights is a hangover from the introduction of the Quota Management System. They have cost iwi approximately $14 million over the last 30 years. It's an issue of contention for Te Ohu Kaimoana, who are working with Fisheries New Zealand on a solution that protects the value of the Māori Fisheries Settlement. Policy analyst, Tamar Wells, explains the origin of 28N rights how they impact fisheries at present and [...]

Taking part in the Pacific Ocean Alliance

2019-11-29T00:44:12+00:00November 29th, 2019|

In October, Kirsty Woods (Tai Moana/Senior Policy Analyst) attended the Pacific Ocean Alliance Forum in Fiji. The purpose of the hui was to encourage a collective approach to managing the Pacific Ocean and support development of a 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent. Endorsed by the Pacific Islands Forum, this long-term strategy seeks to provide the Pacific with a united voice in the face of major challenges such as climate change and management [...]

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% [...]

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