Maori Nation and New Zealand Sign Aquaculture Agreements to Give 20% of Approved Area Sites to Maori
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [FishUpdate] August 12, 2015
THREE new Māori aquaculture agreements have been signed in the New Zealand Parliament which will give the people improved fish farming opportunities.
The Iwi people from the Auckland, Tasman, and Marlborough regions have reached the deal as a result of the Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004. The Iwi form the largest social unit in Māori culture and translated the word means ‘peoples’ or ‘nations’.
The three agreements were signed off in the Grand Hall at Parliament today,..
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