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Baited Underwater Video Monitoring

May 2015: Fish Forever’s baited underwater video project around Urupukapuka, Okahu and…

Arianna Hemi

Arianna Hemi
In June 2015 we caught up with Arianna Hemi, who is assisting Vince Kerr with the Baited…

Profile: Dean Wright

Dean Wright lives and breathes the ocean. His home is one of the original small cottages…

Profile: The Booth Family

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The Booth family have resided in the Bay of Islands for a long time...and there are quite…

Fish Forever Campaign Update May/June 2015

Since the publication of the submission report late last year (along with some…

Lena Huia's Transect of Whapukapirau Bay

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Lena Huia Booth (12) has had a long connection with the ocean – she has been sailing with…

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.


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


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.

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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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