Story: Seafood

Pāua poaching

Illegal harvesting of shellfish and crayfish is a serious problem in New Zealand. Because there is a black market for pāua, the Ministry of Fisheries undertakes operations to catch poachers. In this video clip, Fisheries and police officers collect and weigh bags of pāua hidden in a suburban garage.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Seafood - New flavours, old habits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006