The biggest change to the commercial fishing industry since the introduction of the Quota Management System 31 years ago continues to cause headaches.
In the post-election hiatus the Ministry for Primary Industries could still get on with an important project.
One of the saddest sights seen in this country was the 579 pairs of shoes arrayed on Parliament’s lawn.
New Zealand seafood continues to fetch premium prices at the renowned Sydney Fish Market.
An orange roughy fishery south of Stewart Island has been given the green light to reopen after 19 years.
The aquaculture industry still has a social licence battle to win, Environment Minister Nick Smith told the sector's annual conference in Nelson yesterday.
The Stewart Island paua fishery is in such good heart, the Ministry for Primary Industries stock assessment pointed to a possible catch increase.
Frustration is building around obvious flaws in the rushed introduction of new monitoring technology across the fishing fleet.
And so it begins in earnest.