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This rich arras: Bay of Islands’ marine haunts, both widespread and rare

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John Booth © 26 March 2015 Download this essay as a pdf hereIt’s all to do with scale.Now…

Transformed shores: those mangroves!

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John Booth © 31 August 2014 Download this article as a pdf here here Oh! Those mangroves.…

Fish Forever Matters #2 - March 2015

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Fish Forever Discusses Next Moves for Marine Reserves with Conservation Minister Maggie…

A letter from the Minister of Conservation

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Read the Minister of Conservation, Maggie Barry's response to questions posed to her by…

Seagrass in the Bay of Islands: our last goodbye?

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By John Booth © - 2 December 2013 Everyone has something to add. In conversations around…

Flagging kelp: potent symbol of loss of mauri in the Bay of Islands

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By John Booth 3 February 2015 Download this article as a pdfSea urchins (kina) have eaten…

Submission Report Released

22nd October 2014 | After a great deal of number crunching, Fish Forever is pleased to release its report on the submissions to the Community Consultation Document proposing two marine reserves and a scientific reserve in the Bay of Islands. We urge you to read the report which describes how the community responded to the discussion.

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Reserve Proposal Released

1st May 2014 | Fish Forever has released its consultation document proposing the protection of 10% of the enclosed waters of the Bay of Islands with no-take marine reserves, subject to generational review (25 years). Read how the proposed areas and boundaries took shape here

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vid-chrisCheck out this charming short movie Like More Fish? narrated by Chris Richmond with Vicky Froude as diver exploring the rich diversity of marine life at Kapiti Marine Reserve. 

You can find out more about the Kapiti Marine Reserve here: http://bit.ly/e1S5ON

To help the Bay of Islands establish something similar, please take part in our public consulation and Have Your Say.

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