Posts tagged "Fisheries Inshore New Zealand"

Fishing industry open to cameras, but worry how data will be used

[8 June/The Country] The fishing industry was not opposed to the deployment of monitoring cameras on commercial boats, however was worried about the access to catch data and the cost of the policy. Fisheries Minister, Stuart Nash, said the deployment was on hold as he wanted more information. The cameras had been installed by Seafood...

Code of conduct for fishing reinforced by Nelson industry

[12 February/Stuff] Commercial fishermen in Nelson have reinforced their support for an industry-wide code of conduct to stop illegal practices. Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive, Tim Pankhurst and Fisheries Inshore New Zealand Chief Executive, Dr Jeremy Helson, visited Nelson and laid out their six point plan, which was partly aimed at minimising illegal practices. Mr...

Digital catch monitoring must be delayed, fishing industry says

[26 August/Stiff: Business Day] The fishing industry has expressed concerns about the tight timeframes for implementing electronic monitoring and reporting of fishing catches and has called for a pause before the introduction. Trade Association, Fisheries Inshore New Zealand, said it supported electronic monitoring and reporting but said the Ministry for Primary Industries current plans are...