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Support this initiative for less plastic in our seas

larval fish with microbeads 450Submissions close at 5pm on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

“Estimates indicate that by 2050 there’ll be more plastic in the ocean than fish!” Nick Smith

Fish Forever congratulates the Government’s initiative to prohibit the use of plastic microbeads in non-medical products, such as cosmetics. This is a great step towards reducing plastics in our environment.


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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.

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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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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