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Fishing group fears impact on Maori rights

Monday 18 Jan 16 12:00pm

New Zealandís largest M‚ori-owned fishing group says itís worried that recreational fishing parks and marine reserves will affect Maori fishing rights.

Carl Carrington
Aotearoa Fisheries chief executive Carl Carrington says that while the company supports the concept of sustainable fishing, the Governmentís proposal to exclude all commercial and non-commercial customary fishing from parks, reserves and sanctuaries is making iwi anxious.

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