The Ministry for Primary industries believes that illegal recreational set-netting is to blame for the death of a Hector's dolphin on the West Coast earlier this year.
If you’re thinking of violating fishing rules in the Nelson region, you’d be wise to think twice.
MPI Nelson fisheries officers have welcomed a faster, sleeker, more advanced patrol vessel to the fold – one that eliminates the need to go back to base to refuel or to carry fuel on board.
Chinese authorities have deregistered and fined a Chinese commercial fishing company approximately NZD$825,000 for misreporting bluefin tuna catches and fishing without a licence adjacent to the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has today announced the schedule for public drop-in sessions regarding MPI's proposals for fisheries in the Kaikōura / Cape Campbell region.
A Bluff-based commercial fishing company and its sole director have been fined more than $14,000 for pāua-related offences.
Feedback sought on proposal to close quake-affected shell-fisheries in Kaikōura and Cape Campbell region
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is looking for public feedback on its proposal for a longer-term closure of earthquake-affected shell-fisheries around Kaikōura.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is looking for public feedback on proposals to extend the closure of the South Scallop fishery which covers the top of the South Island.
A Tauranga company that owns 2 local food outlets has been fined $30,000 for possessing pāua from the black market.
An Auckland man has landed a bill for what's possibly the most expensive meal of pāua ever, after being fined $8,500 for buying the shellfish on the black market.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has launched an investigation after the discovery of 2 dead Hector’s dolphins in separate parts of the country.