Future of Our Fisheries Programme

MPI are consulting on the Future of our Fisheries programme which incorporates three projects:

Fisheries Management System Review:
This project considers fisheries information needs, decision-making and value-add opportunities.

Proposed regulatory change for the Integrated Electronic Monitoring and Reporting System (IEMRS):
This project outlines proposed regulatory options to implement electronic catch reporting, vessel location information and cameras on all of New Zealand’s commercial fishing fleet.

Proposed regulatory change for Enabling Innovative Trawl Technology (EITT):
This project outlines proposed regulatory change options to implement trawling innovations that can improve fish stock sustainability, improve environmental performance and improve economic benefits.

Consultations are taking place in:

Wellington, Tuesday 29 November, 5pm – 7pm, Te Wharewaka

Napier, Wednesday 30 November, 5pm – 7pm, Napier Sailing Club

Auckland (Westhaven), Thursday 1 December, 5pm – 7pm, Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron

Chatham Islands, Tuesday 6 December, 5pm – 7pm, The Den

Greymouth, Wednesday 7 December, 5pm - 7pm, Kingsgate Hotel

New Plymouth, Monday 12 December, 5pm – 7pm, Copthorne Hotel, Grand Central

Whangarei, Wednesday 14 December, 5pm – 7pm, Forum North

Invercargill, Thursday 15 December, 5pm – 7pm, Ascot Park Hotel

Visit: http://mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/consultations/future-of-our-fisheries/ for more information.