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Explosive fisheries research paper reveals more than twice as much fish taken as reported

Press release | May 16, 2016 at 9:25

Greenpeace is calling for an independent investigation of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in light of an explosive academic report released today, which finds that the quantity of fish caught in New Zealand is more than twice what is...

IWC paper reveals Government and fishing industry cover up dolphin deaths

Press release | July 11, 2016 at 9:39

The New Zealand Government must act to protect our dolphins after a new scientific report to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) says that twenty times more New Zealand dolphins are killed by the NZ fishing industry than the public is...

Greenpeace reveals “worrying web of connections” between MPI and fishing industry

Press release | April 3, 2017 at 7:20

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed the true extent of the powers that the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has given the fishing industry to self-regulate and report on its own performance.

Broadcasting Standards Authority confirms accuracy of Greenpeace criticism of fishing...

Press release | October 31, 2017 at 12:19

The BSA today confirmed the accuracy of criticism made by Greenpeace of the fishing industry and MPI over its awarding video monitoring systems to the industry-owned company, Trident Systems.

Shameful Kiwi connection to Aussie-bound deathship

Press release | August 30, 2012 at 12:28

Auckland, 30 August 2012 - Greenpeace activists blocking the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, from arriving in Australia this morning have revealed that two New Zealanders have a controlling interest in the ship.

Does MPI help the fishing industry dump on New Zealanders?

Blog entry by Russel Norman | May 17, 2016

An explosive report released yesterday by the University of British Columbia and University of Auckland has revealed that the total amount of marine fish caught in New Zealand waters between 1950 and 2010 was 2.7 times more than was...

Our oceans, our responsibility

Blog entry by Mike Fincken | March 2, 2017

For some people the oceans may seem vast - to me they are my garden and my home. For the last three decades I have spent most of my life as a sailor and a captain. So you can imagine I feel a special tie to our blue planet. The many...

Taking the Spin out of Fishing

Blog entry by Tim McKinnel | June 4, 2016

On 16 May 2016, a long awaited report into New Zealand’s fisheries hit the inboxes of media, politicians, and fishing industry bosses. It was complex, detailed, and it was damning. In addition to data suggesting our oceans were being...

Greenpeace activists confront Aussie-bound deathship with a shameful Kiwi connection

Blog entry by Nick Young | August 30, 2012

LIVE: Greenpeace activists are now confronting the world’s second largest factory fishing trawler, the FV Margiris, as it arrives in Australia. The activists are calling on the Australian Government to refuse to grant a...

Captain's Blog: The doors will open

Blog entry by Mike Finken | January 18, 2011

When actions are principally correct all the doors and weather windows open. Our stop in Green Island, has been a confirmation of that. The monsoon is wicked off Taiwan and has not stopped blowing this year and Green Island,...

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