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Don’t sit back, says young Whangarei skipper

At 32, Sam Hayes has been earning his living from fishing for more than half his life – and going to sea for longer than that.

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Electronic reporting ‘valuable tool’

One of the main areas that will be affecting all fishers in the next 12 months is electronic reporting and I think once the fishermen get past the concerns around the security of their intellectual…

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Curly Brown - a skipper who doesn’t leave you guessing

Curly Brown’s passion for the fishing industry is clear. Get him talking and it’s not long before the old Rolling Stones line comes to mind: “If you start me up I’ll never stop.”

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Federation working hard on future management regime

It has been a busy time for the Federation over the past months as we get our heads around electronic reporting and now, the recently released consultation document Your Fisheries – Your Say.

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Bring on electronic reporting, says veteran skipper

After more than 35 years of fishing, Tony Roach is more positive than ever about the industry’s future – and looking forward to the benefits of electronic monitoring.

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Social good a valuable bycatch

Westport Deepsea Fishing School director Peter Maich took a while to settle into his career in the fishing industry, which began 40 years ago in Lyttelton.

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