China was the recurring topic at a gathering of the Australasian rock lobster industry in Queenstown this week.
A settlement to the vexed issue of a Kermadecs ocean sanctuary must be based on objective science, not subjective ideology.
China has become by far the world's biggest abalone/paua producer through massive subsidised investment in the fishery.
The stalled Kermadecs Ocean Sanctuary proposal was not well handled by the Crown, according to former Attorney-General and Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson.
Canada has followed New Zealand’s example of good fisheries management.
Leigh longline fisherman Dave Kellian has long worried about protecting the seabirds that teem in New Zealand waters.
Fishermen are wondering if they, too, risk becoming an endangered species.
The dolphin threat management plan (TMP) released this week is all about image.