9 Feb 2024

Bottom trawling, is it that bad?

From Afternoons, 1:25 pm on 9 February 2024

New Zealand is facing criticism after for going against convention over bottom trawling practices in the Pacific. Should we in the media be outraged our do we give the practice a bad rep?

Steve Little is a Port Chalmers fisherman and former Chief Skipper at the University of Otago.

He's seen the trawling industry change over the years and joins Jesse to discuss.

Underwater seascape sandy seabed with natural sunlight below water surface in the Mediterranean sea, France

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