"Our planet is exploding with populations that need to be fed." 

Commercial fishing is often singled out as the main culprit in over-exploitation, but there is a need for healthy protein for New Zealanders.

This episode of Seasick - Saving the Hauraki Gulf investigate how commercial catch is monitored, fishing methods that are less damaging to the seafloor and the Quota Management System, which is almost 40 years old, and whether it is still fit for purpose.


This series was first published on Stuff. It is made with funding from NZ on Air and GIFT Gulf Innovation Fund Together, a Foundation North Initiative.