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Government announces bottom trawling ban for Hauraki Gulf

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins has announced plans to ban bottom trawling from several areas in the Hauraki Gulf. Hipkins announced the plan at Tamaki...

Petition to ban bottom trawling in Hauraki Gulf goes to parliament

The Hauraki Gulf Alliance, backed by tens of thousands of Kiwis, is calling on parliament to save the Gulf’s fragile marine environment from intensive...

Government inaction on bottom trawling ‘an embarrassment’

The government has been accused of greenwashing in its draft plan to transform the fishing sector, with a lack of action on bottom trawling...