Fisheries

Endeavour Express pick up at Waikawa for Protest Flotilla

We have just arranged for the big Endeavour Express catamaran to call at Waikawa Bay wharf at 10am on Saturday 29th September to take people off the Hikoi out to the protest at Ruakaka. This vessel can carry at least 40 people and has all the life jackets aboard, so no need to bring them,…

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Land Based Salmon Farm

Retired scientist Larry Albright raises sockeye salmon in above-ground fresh water tanks which prevents waste from entering open water systems.

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Its Not Just About The Blue Cod

It is disheartening to witness the collapse of our Blue Cod fishery but it is understandable. Having been diving the Marlborough Sounds for 36years. I have enjoyed seeing 20lb moki, an abundance of crayfish, snapper, kingfish, groper, blue cod and other species. Sadly we have watched as species have become less and less.

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Submission re Marine Environment and Blue Cod Fishery

Submission re Marine Environment and Blue Cod Fishery in the Marlborough Sounds. April 2008, Danny and Lyn Boulton To embrace eco-system based and integrated management preserving a minimum of 35% of the coastal area of the Marlborough Sounds. ‘Before you say no be sure you understand the science and evidence that supports this submission’.

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Regional Policy Statement 2008

Kia Ora , These are thoughts on the need to develop long term strategic planning for Totaranui Queen Charlotte Sounds. I have limited this submission to Totaranui, QCS , My knowledge of Hioere,Pelorus is limited and judgements on its future is best left to persons who are better aquainted than myself, the only suggestion is…

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