Te Ohu Kaimoana presents “Connecting Iwi and Energising Business”
Te Ohu Kaimoana, the Maori Fisheries Trust, is proud to present this year’s Maori Fisheries Conference, “Connecting Iwi and Energising Business”. Collectively, Iwi quota ownership makes up a significant and influential proportion of New Zealand’s Seafood Industry, which contributes almost $1.6 ...Continue Reading...
Mahi available for Te Arawa in Fishing Industry
Te Arawa Fisheries has a great programme to help you get into fishing. You will: do three months’ paid work beginning Oct 2013 be packing, unloading and stacking fish in Tauranga work up to 40-60 hours per week get a free ride from Rotorua to Tauranga daily return be dependable & hard ...Continue Reading...
Iwi fishing amendment, a travesty or an exemption?
[colored_box color="green"] What do you think whanau? Should iwi get this exemption allowing them to use foreign vessels? On the face of it, it does seem wrong to allow for this to happen, but we feel this IS a win in terms of Tino Rangatiratanga, however, as the saying goes, with great power ...Continue Reading...
New fishing fellowship focused on empowering Maori seafood leaders
Aotearoa Fisheries Limited is the largest Maori-owned fisheries company and is the child of a unique pan-iwi agreement and the Maori Fisheries Act. Aotearoa Fisheries Limited joins forces with Massey University in the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement. .The agreement aims to identify ...Continue Reading...
Why so few Maori employed in the fishing industry?
(Radio New Zealand) The release of the ministerial inquiry report into the use of foreign fishing vessels on Thursday confirms there are questions over why Maori aren’t working in the industry. Some submitters argue Maori quota holders should employ Maori to catch their quota and process ...Continue Reading...
Aotearoa Fisheries Announces Second Dividend
Aotearoa Fisheries Limited posted an annual profit of $22.8 million for the year ended 30 September 2011. The Company declared a total dividend for the year of $11.3 million, resulting in a cash payment after Maori authority credits, to shareholders of $9.1 million, or $72.81 per share, an ...Continue Reading...
Maori political activist new Te Ohu Kai Moana director
(RadioNZ) A Maori political activist has been appointed as a director of Te Ohu Kai Moana – the Maori fisheries trust. Te Kawai Taumata or the Electoral College, says Ken Mair is an experienced director, having a number of other board appointments with Maori businesses and trusts. He has ...Continue Reading...
New Chair for Aotearoa Fisheries appointed
The board of Te Ohu Kaimoana, the Maori Fisheries Trust, has today appointed Whaimutu Dewes as the Chair of fisheries company Aotearoa Fisheries Limited (AFL). He will take up the role from 1 October. Mr Dewes, of Ngati Porou and Ngati Rangitihi descent, served for 10 years on the Treaty of ...Continue Reading...
Sealord shares fall, assets sold
The holding company which owns the Sealord Group reported a fall in revenue to $530.9 million for the year to the end of June, down from $584.9m a year earlier. Profit for the year for Kura Ltd was up to $18.4m from $16.6m, financial statements filed with the Companies Office show. Kura is ...Continue Reading...
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