RFC Hot Picks

Minister announces Operational review of the Fisheries Management System

Minister’s Speech to the Seafood NZ conference today: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/speech/speech-seafood-new-zealand-2015-conference Get your thinking caps on – this is going to happen fast,going to be high level, and is the first substantive chance in a long time for [...]

Snapper Battle Still Rages

Snapper Battle Still Rages

Indications last week they might pull the process have proved to be nothing but spin doctoring. [...]

Collaboration to Save our Seas

Collaboration to Save our Seas

World Bank issues SOS for oceans Global lender launches partnership between governments, scientists and organisations to restore health of planet’s seas. According to the World Bank, 85 per cent of ocean fisheries are fully exploited, over-exploited [...]

Martin Salters Presentation

Martin Salters Presentation

Here we can watch Martin Salter’s presentation to the NZRFC 2011 Conference. Martin’s presentation is based on his report, “Keep Australia Fishing” commissioned in Australia by the Australian Fishing Trade Association in 2010.   Click here. [...]

NZRFC send representative to Germany to learn from world’s best practice

NZRFC send representative to Germany to learn from world’s best practice

The New Zealand Recreational Fishing Council is committed to Fostering Change towards a better future for all who fish for food or fun in New Zealand.  Fostering change means opening up dialogue and getting information and [...]

Latest developments with recreational only areas

Latest developments with recreational only areas

On the 27th June 2011, the Minister of Fisheries has issued an invitation to some recreational fishing representatives to discuss options for establishing recreational-only fishing areas. NZRFC President Geoff Rowling has the following to say about [...]

Minister turns his attention to crayfish concession

Minister turns his attention to crayfish concession

On June 10th 2011, the Minister of Fisheries visited Gisborne and met with local recreational fishers. This is a report in the local paper about his visit: [...]

NZRFC Hot Picks

NZRFC Hot Picks

Shakespeare Park Brodifacoum Drop Fear that proposed drop of Brodifacoum in the Whangaporoa Harbour will have detrimental impacts on marine life.  Read what Past President Keith Ingram has to say on the issue in the attached [...]

Recreational only areas

Recreational only areas

We are in an election year with Ministers keen to demonstrate what they have achieved in the last term so we might give them our vote. Want to hear what the Minister of Fisheries has to [...]