Category: Policies

Policies / 8 September 2017

Fisheries policy: The Labour Party

LegaSea asked the Labour Party to provide comment on their party’s fisheries policy. The Labour Party provided this statement.   Abundant, sustainable fisheries in a healthy marine environment  Labour’s primary focus will be on ensuring that our fisheries are sustainable and abundant and that ocean habitats are protected from the impacts of terrestrial and marine…

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Policies / 8 September 2017

Fisheries policy: The Green Party

LegaSea asked the Green Party to provide comment on their party’s fisheries policy. The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand provided this statement.    Abundant fisheries and sustainable seas Eugenie Sage, Green Party fisheries spokesperson The Green Party stands for protecting our oceans and ensuring healthy ecosystems and abundant fisheries. Sadly, under the National government,…

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Articles, Inquiry, Media Releases, Policies / 4 September 2017

Calls for Commission of Inquiry into fisheries mismanagement grow

Four political parties have joined LegaSea and the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council’s call for an inquiry into the state of New Zealand’s fisheries management practices. New Zealand First, the Māori Party, United Future and the New Zealand Outdoors Party have all agreed New Zealand’s fisheries management needs an overhaul and cannot continue the way…

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Policies / 3 September 2017

Fisheries policy: New Zealand First

LegaSea asked New Zealand First to provide comment on their party’s fisheries policy. New Zealand First provided an overview statement and later updated its fisheries policy. New Zealand First Fisheries Policy has been updated ahead of the election in September, and will be released shortly. [Updated policy is now online here] Our 2014 policy was…

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Policies / 3 September 2017

Fisheries policy: The Maori Party

LegaSea asked the Maori Party to provide comment on their party’s fisheries policy. The Maori Party provided this statement. The Māori Party is committed to ensuring Aotearoa’s natural resources and environment is healthy for everyone. We also support the health and wellbeing of our people and this requires that environmental degradation is addressed. As Māori,…

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