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Demo Party: ‘Where we stand on purse seining’

Monday 15 May 2017 | Published in Local

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Demo Party: ‘Where we stand on purse seining’
The Spanish tuna fi shing vessel, Txori Gorri is one of a new breed of huge ships employed to fi sh oceans around the world. 17051228

Talk to any of our local fishermen and they will tell you our tuna resource is in danger of collapse. Purse seining is usually blamed, and there is huge public opposition across party lines to the Spanish super seiners now fishing in Cook Islands waters under the EU agreement.

Talk to any of our local fishermen and they will tell you our tuna resource is in danger of collapse. Purse seining is usually blamed, and there is huge public opposition across party lines to the Spanish super seiners now fishing in Cook Islands waters under the EU agreement.


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