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100 Shark Fins in Wellington Waterfront on Black Friday

Press release | September 13, 2013 at 7:34

Wellington, 13 September 2013 – One hundred shark fins have appeared in a lagoon on the capital city's waterfront, close to Te Papa, on Black Friday.

Longline fisheries are out of line – Greenpeace

Press release | November 21, 2013 at 12:17

Auckland – The world's longline tuna fisheries are out of control, and distant water fishing powers and Pacific island countries need to increase their management and oversight, Greenpeace warns in a new report launched today.

Ban on shark finning important step but too slow for blue sharks says NZ Shark Alliance

Press release | January 9, 2014 at 13:43

Wellington - Environmental groups have welcomed new laws to ban shark finning in New Zealand waters but are disappointed it will be almost three years before they take full effect.

Every day is Black Friday for NZ Sharks

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | September 13, 2013

As a former press photographer I always used to dread Friday the 13 th .  Not because I’m superstitious but because the editor always expected an outstanding Black Friday photo for the front page. My colleagues and I would be sent out...

Shark finning submission

Action | November 3, 2013 at 11:39

Say no to Shark Finning in New Zealand once and for all!

Never-ending teeth, Ninjas, and cannibalistic babies – 10 amazing shark facts

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | August 12, 2013

Sharks have a never-ending supply of teeth. They regenerate replacement dentition on an inexhaustible toothy conveyor belt... which explains why you see so few shark dentists. But sharks are not all about teeth, despite the bad...

NZ not a happy place for sharks

Blog entry by Phil Crawford | August 29, 2013

New Zealand is being left behind as countries around the world move to ban shark finning. This week India joined that movement. Responding to falling shark numbers due, in part, to shark finning the Indian government has announced a...

Shark finning? It just won't fly!

Blog entry by Karli Thomas | September 4, 2013

Right now the New Zealand Government is putting the final touches to its plans for a public consultation about sharks. Unfortunately, what we’re hearing from officials gives little room for optimism that they’ll do the right thing and...

Shark finning in New Zealand

Image gallery | August 19, 2013

Black Friday For Sharks in Wellington

Video | September 18, 2013 at 13:13

It's Black Friday every day for sharks swimming in New Zealand waters. So when we realised New Zealand's first-ever Shark Awareness Week included Friday the 13th we thought we'd use it as an opportunity to illustrate that shark finning is still...

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