NZ First sinks coalition partners' plan for fisheries review

NZ First sinks coalition partners' plan for fisheries review

NZ First has scuppered plans for a panel to provide advice on New Zealand's fishing industry.

Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash planned to revitalise the technical advisory panel, which was set up by the National Government to give expert advice on making fishing sustainable long-term.

But in the latest of a series of backdowns those plans are now abandoned, a source said – because NZ First doesn't think the panel is needed, and resisted the appointment of environmental activists.

Read the full article on the stuff.co.nz website here.

Last updated at 9:44AM on December 3, 2018