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Treaty of Waitangi - Fisheries Commission

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

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Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Metiria Turei

Encourage the development of taiapure and mataitai/reserve initiatives searching for win-win solutions that respect both ecosystem protection and customary rights

New Zealand Labour Party Hon Dr Michael Cullen

Support the process established by the Mäori Fisheries Act to transfer assets and quota to Mäori
Continue the implementation of Maori customary fishing regulations

Maori Party Tariana Turia  
National Party of New Zealand Christopher Finlayson

Revoke the decision to allocate to Maori quota caught on the high seas
Legislate iwi-backed improvements to the Maori Fisheries Act with a view to giving Maori the business freedom that they are entitled to
Encourage negotiated agreements between recreational, customary and commercial stakeholders as the best way to recognise recreational fishing rights
Stop the abuse of customary fishing regulations while ensuring Crown obligations are adhered to

New Zealand First Pita Paraone

Foster shared management arrangements with recreational, customary, and commercial fishers whilst maintaining government control of management research and enforcement
Facilitate the development, administration and enforcement of food-gathering regulations that devolve customary management responsibility, with the aim of rebuilding Valued Recreational and Maori Customary Fish species
Introduce permit fishery species into the quota management system and the consequential discharge by the Crown of its statutory obligations to Maori
Carefully monitor the newly established post-settlement Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission to ensure it fulfils its legislative obligations
Ensure that recreational and customary fishing rights are protected and enhanced

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Judy Turner

Ensure that statutory Treaty of Waitangi fisheries management requirements such as those within the framework of the Fisheries Act will continue to be met

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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