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Fryday FryUp – 25 November

November 25, 2016 Achilles disaster, preference for public fishing, your support for LegaSea Achilles keeps on turning out to be a disaster Good news! We put cameras on boats to see what industrial fishers get up to. Bad news! We found them doing bad things. Good news! There’s proof positive in the footage so we can prosecute. Bad […]

Fryday FryUp – 18 November

November 18, 2016 Kaikoura, seabed mining, Christmas is coming. Kaikoura The earthquake has really messed things up for central New Zealand and in particular for boaties and fisher folk heading out to sea. While the tsunami risk has gone for now, it’s never a bad time to make sure your planning is up to scratch. Let someone know […]

Fryday FryUp – 11 November

November 11, 2016 Win for KASM, show us your snapper, the biggest show in town. Win for KASM Well done to the Kiwis Against Seabed Mining who have secured a court victory in their quest to halt seabed mining. KASM had asked for information from Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR), the company that has re-applied for a licence to mine […]

Fryday FryUp – 4 November

November 4, 2016 Survey results, stinging attack on MPI, the future of recreational fishing. Snapper 1 survey results Last month we asked you to take part in the Snapper 1 survey and thanks to all those who took the time to respond. More than 2500 of you took the 12-question survey. A summary has been fed back to […]

Fryday FryUp – 28 October

October 28, 2016 5pm deadline for LegaSea snapper survey, concerning news for our marine environment, more support for an Inquiry. The future of our snapper – LegaSea survey closes at 5pm today. Here’s something you can do to help better inform the Ministry for Primary Industries and the policy makers: take this survey on snapper and let them […]

Fryday FryUp – 21 October

October 21, 2016 Snapper 1 survey, getting ready for the long weekend, seabed mining, vote in our poll Snapper fishing – Your opinion matters In 2013 there was unprecedented media coverage of the recreational snapper fishery. This highlighted problems with the fisheries management system and the need for more inclusive decision making. A Snapper 1 management plan has been […]

Fryday FryUp – 14 October

October 14, 2016 Seabed mining, LegaSea needs your help, remember crayfish? The KASM Around 1.6 tonnes of seabed could be extracted every second under new proposals to mine the seabed off the Taranaki coast. That seabed, rich in nutrients, home to many of our favourite species, gets pulped and then 90% of it is squirted back into the […]

Fryday FryUp – 7 October

October 7, 2016 LegaSea needs your help, a clever way to avoid jandal accidents on boat ramps, orca whales up close, Sir Graham Henry’s fishing success, latest news. LegaSea needs your help Our poll asking if you support a full Commission of Inquiry into this fisheries management is still online. If you haven’t already voted, please do so. It […]

Fryday FryUp – 30 September

September 30, 2016 Independent inquiry, conspiracy of silence, LegaSea poll, a baby blue whale feeding and seabed mining. MPI – time to cut the chain? John Key and Minister Nathan Guy must be starting to wonder when is the best time to cut their losses and jettison fisheries matters into a new ministry, as far from the Primary […]

Fryday FryUp – 23 September

September 23, 2016 Welcome to the FryUp – a regular look back at the week of fishing in the news. MPI flounders and confounds The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has had a turgid seven days. It kicked off this time last week with the release of the Heron Report into the decision why no prosecutions would be […]