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Redesigned nets let small fish escape – Māori TV and 3 News

Laura Goodall posted in on April 8th, 2015.

Two different research-based approaches to boost New Zealand’s fishing sustainability have recently been covered in the media, both of which involve using nets designed with wider holes so that young fish can escape. Ngāti Kahungunu, in partnership with Hawke’s Bay Seafoods, are now planning on using a more sustainably-designed net on all their trawlers, reports Aroha Treacher at Māori TV. […]

NZ bioscience strong – but for how long?

John Kerr posted in on December 15th, 2011.

An industry report has revealed some positive growth in biosciences, but warns there may be a cash-flow crisis coming. This week saw the release of the 2010 Bioscience Industry Report from NZBIO, an industry group made up of corporate members from across agbiotech, human health, industrial and environmental and food bioscience. Statistics presented in the […]

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