Auckland University activist academics have renewed their attacks on the commercial fishing industry.
Forest & Bird is right – seabirds do need conservation.
And that is exactly what the seafood industry is striving to achieve.
The Government announced a $30.5 million boost to fisheries management in last week’s Budget.
How much of this is new money and how much will be cost recovered from the fishing industry is unclear.
The squid season in sub-Antarctic waters to the south of mainland New Zealand is in full swing.
The percentage of New Zealanders who trust NGOs has fallen by three points to 51 percent, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer, a respected online survey that is run across 28 countries.
It’s official - charter boats are making huge catches of popular New Zealand species.
The overwhelming majority of New Zealand’s commercial fisheries are performing well, according to MPI’s latest stock assessments.
Auckland University prides itself on its top ranking amongst the country’s tertiary institutions.
It also wins hands down in the hypocrisy stakes.
Fish ‘n’ chips remain New Zealand’s most popular takeaway.