27 Feb 2020

The ecological destruction of the Hauraki Gulf

From Lately, 10:20 pm on 27 February 2020

Out in the Hauraki Gulf, it's getting harder and harder to find kōura or salt-water crayfish because they've become functionally extinct. That's one of the key findings of a report released today by Auckland Council outlining the ecological destruction of fish and birdlife from commercial fishing and development. One of the report's co-authors, Carina Sim-Smith joins Karyn to discuss what needs to be done.

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Photo: Shaun Lee