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Ban on shellfish gathering at Auckland beach
The three-year ban begins from today at Tūwakamana beach/Cockle Bay in East Auckland.
Health risk reason seized kaimoana not donated to charity, says MPI
The Ministry of Primary Industries says it is too dangerous to give away seized seafood.
$31k fine for bird nest sales
The Swiftlet bird nests are a biosecurity risk, MPI says.
Level-4 safety measures designed to "eradicate and eliminate COVID-19"
The alert level 4 safety measures are designed to eradicate and eliminate COVID-19 in our country, says Paul Stocks, the deputy CEO for the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment.
Coronavirus: Gisborne exports work on contingency plans
Ngāti Porou Seafoods Group could be returning their live lobster catch intended for the China market to the ocean after a halt in export demands following the mysterious coronavirus. The challenges of the deadly virus have been felt in the Gisborne region, in the export of lobsters, horticulture, fisheries and now logging.
Kaimoana black-market exposed
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) fishery officers have shut down a long-running East Coast black market crayfish ring that was allegedly being run by an extended family.
Bay of Plenty duo caught with 3,500 pipi
Two Bay of Plenty locals are likely to face court action after being caught with more than 3,500 pipi from the Ohiwa Harbour near Kutarere.
Commercial fishery fined more than $1mil
A Napier commercial fishing company, its directors and general manager have been fined a total of more than $1mil for the sustained under-reporting of bluenose.
Fisheries Officers are urging seafood gatherers not to be greedy
Don't go over the limit, that's the message from Fisheries New Zealand who are encouraging those diving for seafood in the middle of summer to follow regulations and ensure stocks aren't depleted.