People are being warned not to collect shellfish in the Kaipara Harbour due to elevated toxin levels in the fish, the Ministry of Primary industries says.
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Ūpokorehe kaitiaki worried freedom campers pillaging pipi beds
Residents of a small Bay of Plenty town just outside Ōpōtiki are worried about the influx of holiday campers this summer because so many are taking kaimoana from Te Ahiaua Reserve, also known as th
Pātaua iwi investigate collapse of pipi beds
Local iwi in Pātaua, just north of Whangārei are investigating the loss of shellfish beds at a popular gathering spot.
Health warning not to eat Banks Peninsula shellfish
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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.
Please cook mussels before eating- NZ Food Safety
Anyone who has eaten raw mussels and now feels unwell is encouraged to contact a doctor.
Ngāti Tamaterā concerned at ‘pillage’ of kaimoana stocks
A spokesperson for Ngāti Tamaterā supports the Pare Hauraki rāhui of gathering kaimoana. Koro Ngapo says that the mass harvesting by summer tourists is depleting shellfish stocks to dangerous levels.
Beach skidmarks destroy hundreds of shellfish
Locals are upset their work to protect Te Oneroa a Tohe, or Ninety Mile Beach are being ignored by locals and visitors across the long weekend.
Rain the likely cause of pipis going to higher ground
Festival goers in Karangahake Gorge were not the only ones to experience an abundance of freshwater this past week. A bed of tuatua, known locally as pipi, located on the north end of Waihī Beach was also affected and Regional Council are investigating if this is what caused the large numbers to wash ashore.
Iwi gutted by raw sewage spill in Raglan estuary
Raglan local Chloe Hartstone says a five-month ban for shellfish needs to be put in place. This comes after a major sewage pipe burst into the Raglan estuary. Despite warnings, people are still being seen out on the water.