LegaSea newsletters

LegaSea newsletter #98 – Counting Down and Gearing up

October 1, 2020 We are officially in the election countdown now and it’s interesting to see how COVID-19 is affecting the political parties’ policies. Sadly, fisheries issues have largely been ignored as the big parties fight it out over the best way to recover from the economic and social impact of the pandemic. Given the interesting political landscape […]

LegaSea newsletter #97 – Rescue Fish – Watch it, sign it, share it

August 28, 2020 It’s been a frustrating time with the return of COVID-19 to the community, especially for people who live in Auckland. No fishing, no sports, no socialising. But it’s a good time to get online. So if you haven’t watched The Price of Fish, watch it. If you haven’t signed the petition, sign it. If you […]

LegaSea newsletter #96 – The QMS. A slow motion train wreck

July 31, 2020 “It was like watching a train wreck. I didn’t want to see or hear it, but I couldn’t take my eyes off it”. That is just one reaction to the release of Mike Bhana’s film ‘The Price of Fish’ that screened on TV last weekend. The film highlights the broken state of the Quota Management System and […]

LegaSea newsletter #95 – People inspiring change

July 15, 2020 For years we have been limited to raising awareness of the issues affecting our fisheries and coastal waters so it’s a real buzz to share with you our reform package – Rescue Fish. Rescue Fish is our best endeavour to inspire change so our fisheries can become more abundant and we can enjoy a healthier […]

LegaSea newsletter #94 – Rescue Fish is a solution to big problems

June 26, 2020 One of the first things you learn when you’re starting your working career is that managers hate problems. ‘Just bring me a solution’ is a common response. These days most people are acutely aware of the problems facing our coastal fisheries. While public concern grows it often fails to translate into meaningful discussions about solutions.  […]