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What does Fish Forever do?

We promote and support marine protection initiatives within, near and beyond New Zealand's Bay of Islands.
We meet the last Thursday of every month in Paihia and welcome new members.
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Bay of Islands Marine Ecology & Geology


Marvellous Maunganui Bay

marvelous maunganui

Fish Forever

by John Booth, Chris Richmond, Robert Willoughby


Black Rocks and Te Pahi coast reefs

black rocks

Black Rocks and the Te Pahi Islands coast reefs, Bay of Islands: Significant Ecological Marine Area Assessment Sheet. By Northland Regional Council, 2017


Urchin barren & algal zonation

urchin barren

Fish Forever

Urchin barrens and algal community zonation; a transect based study, Maunganui Bay and Cape Brett. By Vince Kerr


Maunganui Habitat Report

canterburyMarine habitats of the proposed Maunganui Marine Reserve, Cape Brett Peninsula by Vince Kerr


Waewaetorea Habitat Report


Marine habitats of the proposed Waewaetorea Marine Reserve. By Vince Kerr and Roger Grace, 2015


Geology & physical oceanography


Application of Geology and Physical Oceanography to Marine Reserve Determination, Ipipiri, Eastern Bay of Islands. By Jeremy Gibb, 2012


7 Centuries Harvesting of BOI Fish & Shellfish


Ecological Upshot of Seven Centuries’ Harvesting of Bay of Islands’ Fish and Shellfish. By John Booth, 2015


Wrecked Reefs - shallow-reef kelp loss

wrecked reefs

Wrecked Reefs: just where does the buck stop for shallow-reef kelp loss in the Bay of Islands? By John Booth, 2016


Flagging kelp a potent symbol of loss

flagging kelp

Flagging kelp: potent symbol of loss of mauri in the Bay of Islands. By John Booth, 2015


Transformed shores: those mangroves!

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Transformed shores: those mangroves! By John Booth, 2014


Bay of Islands Seagrass: our last goodbye?


Seagrass in the Bay of Islands: our last goodbye? By John Booth, 2013






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nudi spongeAll of us with an interest and love of Tangaroa, let's work together and take on the challenge of marine protection for the Bay.

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Student/concession - $15.00
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