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Hon Jim Anderton
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Tuesday, 4 November 2008
Minister of Fisheries announces new strategy to guide fisheries sustainability Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton today announced a new strategy to guide the setting of catch limits and related management actions for New Zealand's fisheries. 486 views

Illegally logged timber to get the chop The New Zealand Government is taking a stand against illegal logging by introducing a new requirement for retailers to clearly display whether they have information about the legality of their kwila/merbau timber and timber products, Forestry Minister Jim Anderton announced today. 627 views

Tuesday, 7 October 2008
Maori aquaculture settlement signed  Iwi Maori and the Crown have reached an early agreement over resolution of pre-commencement' (1992-2004) aquaculture interests in the South Island and the Coromandel, Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton announced today. 487 views

Saturday, 26 July 2008
Fisheries legislation introduced A bill to address concerns raised by the High Court has been introduced into Parliament, Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said today. 866 views

Thursday, 24 July 2008
Aquaculture legislation to confirm original intent of aquaculture law reform and help industry develop Aquaculture legislation to confirm original intent of aquaculture law reform and help industry develop Two bills amending aquaculture legislation to confirm the original intent of aquaculture law reform and help the industry develop in New Zealand were introduced to Parliament today by Environment Minister Trevor Mallard. 444 views

Aquaculture NZ joins NZ Fast Forward Aquaculture NZ has become the latest private sector group to sign up to become a cornerstone investor in the NZ Fast Forward initiative, Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said today. 355 views

Monday, 14 July 2008
Wellington scallop season opens July 15 The open season for recreational fishers to gather scallops in Wellington Harbour starts for the year on Tuesday 15 July. 925 views

Minister reminds of changes in scallop season Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton is reminding recreational scallop fishers in the northern half of the North Island that the scallop season now opens on 1 September. 1722 views

Nelson-Marlborough scallop season opens July 15 The open season for recreational fishers to gather scallops in the Marlborough Sounds and Tasman and Golden Bays starts for the year on Tuesday 15 July. 1281 views

Wednesday, 9 July 2008
Rural-urban work together for NZ Inc Rural and urban New Zealand working together will boost innovation in our primary sectors and boost our economy and living standards, Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton today. 479 views

Innovation the way forward Innovation has underpinned the productivity of our primary industries and will continue to do so in the future, Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton said today. 522 views

Review of kahawai deferred to next year Sustainable catch limits, allocations between fishing sectors and recreational fishing bag limits for the kahawai fishery will be reviewed in 2009, Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton announced today. 501 views

Antarctic fishing pirates named and shamed An international fishing company caught supporting Southern Ocean illegal fishing can now be named and shamed, after a failed attempt to gag the government in the High Court, Foreign Minister Winston Peters and Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said today. 553 views

Saturday, 5 July 2008
Starfish teaches students about sustainable fishieries Ensuring New Zealand’s fisheries are sustainable into the future is the key message behind a new teacher and student resource kit launched by Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton yesterday. 311 views

Thursday, 12 June 2008
Kahawai appeal  statement from the Minister of Fisheries The Court of Appeal has today released its judgement on an appeal following the judicial review of Ministerial decisions in 2004 and 2005 on catch limits and the allocation of kahawai catch between recreational and commercial fishers. 346 views

Tuesday, 27 May 2008
Govt committed to stamping out fish thieves “Poaching is theft” is the simple message from Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton after the Ministry of Fisheries commenced Operation PAID in the early hours of this morning, breaking up a major paua poaching ring. 662 views

Saturday, 17 May 2008
Bringing aquaculture into the classroom Investment in student learning is a key step in the growth of sustainable aquaculture and the communities in New Zealand supported by it, Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said yesterday. 364 views

National stuffs up...again A statement from National’s Agriculture Spokesman that the Government has done a u-turn to support a meat industry 'mega-merger' shows how little work National has done in Opposition, agriculture minister Jim Anderton says. 304 views

AgITO helping primary industry prosper The Agriculture Industry Training Organisation is playing its part in enabling our primary industries to get skilled staff into satisfying careers, Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton said today. 542 views

Outrageous attack on officials An attack on public servants by the so-called Flexible Land Use Alliance is being condemned by Agriculture and Forestry Minister Jim Anderton. 541 views

Minister of Fisheries declines application for marine reserve at Great Barrier Island (Aotea) Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton today rejected the proposal for a marine reserve covering 495 square kilometres on the northeast coast of Great Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf. 819 views

Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Sustainability ensures bright future for fisheries Sustainability and a robust Quota Management System is the only strategy to ensure a prosperous future for the fishing industry, Fisheries Minister Jim Anderton said today. 398 views

Tuesday, 13 May 2008
Oringi meat plant closure The closure and decommissioning of PPCS’ Oringi plant was upsetting and extremely disruptive for workers, their families, and the wider Dannevirke community, Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton said today. 769 views

Monday, 5 May 2008
Boost for animal welfare The SPCA is to receive $300,000 from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to help assist and advise on animal welfare following this year’s drought. 300 views

Thursday, 1 May 2008
Social cost of illicit drug use: $1.31 billion New research shows that use of illicit drugs like cannabis and P had social costs to New Zealand in 2006 of $1,310 million. 592 views

Wednesday, 30 April 2008
NZ needs a balanced and realistic ETS The phasing in of sectors, such as agriculture, into the Emissions Trading Scheme is a realistic and necessary way to minimise the disruption to the economy and give people and their business time to adjust says Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton. 283 views

Wednesday, 23 April 2008
Years to recover fully despite increased soil moisture It will take years to recover fully from this year’s drought, even though recent rains have restored soil moisture in many parts of the country, agriculture minister Jim Anderton told a field day at a South Canterbury Monitor Farm today. 586 views

Tuesday, 22 April 2008
Grant scheme for more small forests The Afforestation Grant Scheme is designed to encourage more planting of trees in small forests and on farms. 500 views

Friday, 18 April 2008
Demonstrating aquaculture performance Minister of primary industries Jim Anderton is pleased New Zealand is helping contribute to the development of international standards around shellfish farming. 360 views

Fast Forward Fund will help cope better with high dollar New Zealand needed to find a way to prosper even with a high dollar, agriculture minister and Progressive leader Jim Anderton said today in a speech to an agricultural innovation workshop. 426 views

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