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Kina and their effect on algal communities in the Bay of Islands

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Rocky shores around New Zealand have areas in water depths of between about three to…

Life Beneath the Waves

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Profile: Wade Doak

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Wade is an experienced diver, prolific author and researcher, a marine reserve advocate…

Voices of Land and Sea

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Voice of Land and Sea is a new talk series exploring the Bay of Islands’ natural world,…

Fish Forever November News

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Welcome to Fish Forever's global and local news update for November 2015. First, we would…

Profile: Derry Godbert

Sept 2015: Derry has been heavily involved in local marine ecology during the course of…

Fish Forever's Festival of Exploration 2016

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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:

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

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


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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Fish Forever Fundraiser

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Renowned NZ sculptor, Chris Booth, has donated the five piece maquette set 'Islands' for sale - all proceeds to Fish Forever - full details here

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