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No fishing in my backyard, please

Friday 1 April 2016 | Published in Letters to the Editor

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No fishing in my backyard, please
Manihiki residents pictured at a meeting attended by Prime Minister Henry Puna, Finance Minister Mark Brown, MPs and government officials at Tauhunu early this month. The photo appeared on Brown's Facebook page. 16033111

Recently, a delegation of Ministry of Marine Resources personnel and government dignitaries arrived in the north on a mission to convince the residents of Pae Tokerau that the over-fishing of these waters by these “far-distant foreign fishing nations” and their purse seining vessels, is good for us.

Recently, a delegation of Ministry of Marine Resources personnel and government dignitaries arrived in the north on a mission to convince the residents of Pae Tokerau that the over-fishing of these waters by these “far-distant foreign fishing nations” and their purse seining vessels, is good for us.


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