Submissions closed last Sunday on the most significant changes to New Zealand fishing law proposed in 30 years, but industry is still far from agreement on the final form of those changes.
The focus this week is on far reaching fisheries management reform proposals.
The exclusive member only Wellington Club was this week offering one Bluff oyster for $20.
We find them guilty too.
That was the verdict from the seafood industry after the sentencing of Hawke’s Bay Seafoods, its related companies, directors and manager.
It is distressing whenever seabirds or mammals are caught during commercial fishing, but much is being done to reduce that risk.
Current fisheries management reform proposals are the most significant in a generation.
Wellington’s weather came to Auckland for the opening of the Sanford Fish market this week.
Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash joined a Seafood NZ roadshow around the country's ports in Napier yesterday.
You have to feel for Legasea’s Scott Macindoe.